Election Contests and Ballot Measures

February 5, 2008 California Republican Presidential Primary

California

Note: Candidate pictures are the most current we have on file. Because this is a past election, they may not show a candidate’s likeness at the time of the election. Likewise, some of the links to websites, emails, and social media may be broken.

The Republican Presidential candidates still in the race at this time include John McCain, Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee, and Ron Paul. Rudy Giuliani, Duncan Hunter, Tom Tancredo, Sam Brownback, Alan Keyes, and Fred Thompson have withdrawn from the race, but will still appear on ballots. John Cox also appearing on ballots is not running in most States. To better compare the views of only the candidates who are still in the race, use the "National Democratic Pres. Primary Ballot" or "National Republican Pres. Primary Ballot" links in the navigation bar above.

US President (California Primary) Republican Party
Compare the candidates
John McCain - R
Websitewww.johnmccain.com
80
Mitt Romney - R
Websitewww.mittromney.com
70
Mike Huckabee - R
Websitewww.mikehuckabee.com
61
Ron Paul - R
Websitewww.ronpaul.com
81
Rudy Giuliani - R
Websitewww.joinrudy2008.com
Duncan L. Hunter - R
Websitehunter.house.gov
68
Tom Tancredo - R
Websitewww.tancredoforgovernor.org
Sam Brownback - R
Websitewww.brownback.com
60
Alan Keyes - IA
Websitewww.keyes2004.com
Fred Thompson - R
John Cox - R
Referendums and Ballot Measures
PROP 91TRANSPORTATION FUNDS.INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
Prohibits certain motor vehicle fuel sales and use taxes, that are earmarked for the Transportation Investment Fund, from being retained in the General Fund. Currently such taxes may be retained if Governor issues a proclamation, a special statute is enacted by a 2/3 vote of the Legislature, repayment occurs within three years, and certain other conditions are met.Requires repayment by 6/30/17 of such vehicle fuel taxes retained in General Fund from 7/1/03 to 6/30/08. Currently repayment is generally required by 6/30/16.Changes how and when General Fund borrowing of certain transportation funds is allowed.
PROP 92COMMUNITY COLLEGES. FUNDING.GOVERNANCE. FEES. INITIATIVECONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Establishes in state constitution a system of independent public community college districts and Board of Governors.Generally, requires minimum levels of state funding for school districts and community college districts to be calculated separately, using different criteria and separately appropriated.Allocates 10.46 percent of current Proposition 98 school funding maintenance factor to community colleges.Sets community college fees at $15/unit per semester; limits future fee increases.Provides formula for allocation by Legislature to community college districts that would not otherwise receive general fund revenues through community college apportionment.
PROP 93LIMITS ON LEGISLATORS' TERMS IN OFFICE.INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Reduces the total amount of time a person may serve in the state legislature from 14 years to 12 years.Allows a person to serve a total of 12 years either in the Assembly, the Senate, or a combination of both.Provides a transition period to allow current members to serve a total of 12 consecutive years in the house in which they are currently serving, regardless of any prior service in another house.
PROP 94REFERENDUM ON AMENDMENTTO INDIAN GAMING COMPACT.
A "Yes" vote approves and a "No" vote rejects, a law that:Ratifies amendment to existing gaming compact between the state and Pechanga Band of Luiseo Mission Indians; amendment would permit tribe to operate 5,500 additional slot machines;Omits certain projects from scope of California Environmental Quality Act; amendment provides for Tribal Environmental Impact Report and intergovernmental procedure to address environmental impact;Revenue paid by tribe to be deposited into General Fund; tribe would make $42,500,000 annual payment and pay percentage of revenue generated from the additional slot machines to the state.
PROP 95REFERENDUM ON AMENDMENTTO INDIAN GAMING COMPACT.
A "Yes" Vote approves and a "No" Vote rejects, a law that:Ratifies amendment to existing gaming compact between the state and Morongo Band of Mission Indians; amendment would permit tribe to operate 5,500 additional slot machines;Omits certain projects from scope of California Environmental Quality Act; amendment provides for Tribal Environmental Impact Report and intergovernmental procedure to address environmental impact;Revenue paid by tribe to be deposited into General Fund; amendment requires tribe to make $36,700,000 annual payment and pay percentage of revenue generated from additional slot machines to the state.
PROP 96REFERENDUM ON AMENDMENTTO INDIAN GAMING COMPACT
A "Yes" vote approves and a "No" vote rejects, a law that:Ratifies amendment to existing gaming compact between state and Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation; amendment would permit tribe to operate 3,000 additional slot machines;Omits certain projects from scope of California Environmental Quality Act; amendment provides for Tribal Environmental Impact Report and intergovernmental procedure to address environmental impact;Specifies where revenue paid by tribe pursuant to amendment deposited; amendment requires tribe to make $20,000,000 annual payment and pay percentage of revenue generated from the additional slot machines to the state.
PROP 97REFERENDUM ON AMENDMENTTO INDIAN GAMING COMPACT.
A "Yes" vote approves, and a "No" vote rejects, a law that:Ratifies amendment to existing gaming compact between the state and Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians; amendment would permit tribe to operate 3,000 additional slot machines;Omits certain projects from scope of California Environmental Quality Act; amendment provides for Tribal Environmental Impact Report and intergovernmental procedure to address environmental impact;Revenue paid by tribe to be deposited in General Fund; tribe would make $23,400,000 annual payment and pay percentage of revenue generated from the additional slot machines to the state.
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