Prop. 32:Political Contributions

Bans political contributions by payroll deduction and contributions from unions and corporations.
Outcome: Failed

Summary

Prohibits unions from using payroll-deducted funds for political purposes. Applies same use prohibition to payroll deductions, if any, by corporations or government contractors. Prohibits union and corporate contributions to candidates and their committees. Prohibits government contractor contributions to elected officers or their committees.

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what your vote means

Yes

A YES vote on this measure means: Unions and corporations could not use money deducted from an employee's paycheck for political purposes. Unions, corporations, and government contractors would be subject to additional campaign finance restrictions.

No

A NO vote on this measure means: There would be no change to existing laws regulating the ability of unions and corporations to use money deducted from an employee's paycheck for political purposes. Unions, corporations, and government contractors would continue to be subject to existing campaign finance laws.

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financial effect

Yes

Increased state implementation and enforcement costs of up to hundreds of thousands of dollars annually, potentially offset in part by revenues from fines.

No

No difference in cost from status quo.

Funding

Yes

RankContributor nameTotal
1CHARLES T. MUNGER, JR.$36,067,204
2AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP$11,000,000
3AMERICAN FUTURE FUND$4,080,000

No

RankContributor nameTotal
1CALIFORNIA TEACHERS ASSOCIATION$21,246,614
2SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION$13,669,361
3CALIFORNIA LABOR FEDERATION$6,834,613

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