Legislative Constitutional Amendment. • Provides the right for political party participating in a primary election for partisan office to also participate in the general election for that office. • Candidate receiving most votes from among that party’s candidates in primary election for state partisan office cannot be denied placement on general election ballot. Summary of Legislative Analyst’s Estimate of Net State and Local Government Fiscal Impact: • No fiscal effect.
Legislative Vote Results
Final Votes Cast by the Legislature on SCA 18 (Proposition 60) -- Assembly: Ayes 55 Noes 21 -- Senate: Ayes 28 Noes 3 --
Popular Vote Results
Y:7227433; A:67.6; N:3478774; B:32.4; Abst:1883476; C:14.96
Legislative Constitutional Amendment
DAN STANFORD, Former Chairman, California Fair Political Practices Commission; BARBARA O'CONNOR, Ph.D., Director, Institute for the Study of Politics & Media California State University, Sacramento; GEORGE N. ZENOVICH, Associate Justice, Retired, 5th District Court of Appeal
BILL MORROW, State Senator; SARAH REYES, State Assemblymember
Rebuttal Against Author
BARBARA O'CONNOR, Ph.D., Director, Institute for the Study of Politics & Media California State University, Sacramento; MICHAEL S. CARONA, Sheriff, Orange County; HENRY L. "HANK" LACAYO, State President, Congress of California Seniors
Election Rights of Political Parties. California Proposition 60 (2004).