Proposition Summary

LIMIT ON MARRIAGES. INITIATIVE STATUTE. • Adds a provision to the Family Code providing that only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California. Summary of Legislative Analyst’s Estimate of Net State and Local Government Fiscal Impact: • Probably no fiscal effect on the state or local governments.

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Popular Vote Results

Y: 4618673; A: 61.4; N: 2909370; B: 38.6

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Initiative Statue

For Author

Jeanne Murray, Field Director, 60 Plus Association; Gary Beckner, Executive Director, Association of American Educators; Thomas Fong, President, Chinese Family Alliance

Against Author

Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Assembly Speaker, California State Legislature; The Right Reverend William E. Swing, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California; Krys Wulff, President, American Association of University Women, California

Rebuttal Author

GIL GARCETTI, District Attorney, County of Los Angeles; DELAINE EASTIN, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction; THE RIGHT REVEREND WILLIAM E. SWING, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California

Rebuttal Against Author

DANA S. KRUCKENBERG, Board Member, California School Board Leadership Council; Amy Williams, First Vice-President, San Jose-Edison Parent Teacher's Organization; STAR PARKER, President, Coalition for Urban Renewal and Education