Ballot Measures

Proposition 32 - Political Contributions By Payroll Deduction. Contributions To Candidates

November 6, 2012 California General Election

* Prohibits unions from using payroll-deducted funds for political purposes. Applies same use prohibition to

payroll deductions, if any, by corporations or government contractors.

* Permits voluntary employee contributions to employer-sponsored committee or union if authorized yearly,

in writing.

* Prohibits unions and corporations from contributing directly or indirectly to candidates and candidatecontrolled


* Other political expenditures remain unrestricted, including corporate expenditures from available

resources not limited by payroll deduction prohibition.

* Prohibits government contractor contributions to elected officers or officer-controlled committees.

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