Shall the general election ballot be required to include candidate receiving
most votes among candidates of same party for partisan office
in primary election?
- 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.
No fiscal effect.
- A YES vote of this measure means:
- The State Constitution
would require that the top
vote-getter from each party in a
state primary election advance
to the general election. (The
current statutory elections
process has this requirement.)
- A NO vote of this measure means:
- No provisions would be
added to the State Constitution
regarding state primary
- Summary of Arguments FOR Proposition 60:
- Proposition 60 guarantees
full, free, and open debate in
elections. PROPOSITION 60
PRESERVES VOTER CHOICE
and protects your right to
select political party nominees
for public office in direct primary
60 gives you the right to
choose from all parties and
different points of view in
Full Text of Argument In Favor
- Summary of Arguments AGAINST Proposition 60:
- Proposition 60 does not go far
enough. It leaves the door
open to possible future tinkering
with our election system.
Full Text of Argument Against
- Contact FOR Proposition 60:
- Yes on 60-Committee to Preserve Voter Choice
1127 11th Street, Suite 950
Sacramento, CA 95814
- Contact AGAINST Proposition 60:
- No contact information
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