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State of California November 5, 2002 Election
Directory of California State Propositions
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Proposition 46. Housing and Emergency Shelter Trust Fund Act of 2002 -- State of California (Bond Measure)
3,895,071 / 57.5% Yes votes ...... 2,880,506 / 42.5% No votes
Should the state create a trust fund by selling two billion one hundred million dollars ($2,100,000,000) in general obligation funds to fund twenty-one types of housing programs--including multifamily, individual and farmworker housing?

Proposition 47. Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2002 -- State of California (Bond Measure)
4,044,743 / 59.0% Yes votes ...... 2,809,844 / 41.0% No votes
Should the state sell thirteen billion fifty million dollars ($13,050,000,000) in general obligation bonds for construction and renovation of K-12 school facilities and higher education facilities?

Proposition 48. Court Consolidation -- State of California (Legislative Constitutional Amendment)
4,642,292 / 72.8% Yes votes ...... 1,735,074 / 27.2% No votes
Should the California Constitution be amended to delete references to the municipal courts?

Proposition 49. Before and After School Programs. State Grants -- State of California (Initiative Statute)
3,857,409 / 56.6% Yes votes ...... 2,958,458 / 43.4% No votes
Should funding for before and after school programs be substantially increased, and starting in 2004-05, should general funds be permanently earmarked for this program?

Proposition 50. Water Quality, Supply and Safe Drinking Water Projects. Coastal Wetlands Purchase and Protection -- State of California (Initiative Statute)
3,727,561 / 55.4% Yes votes ...... 3,006,792 / 44.6% No votes
Should the state borrow three billion four hundred forty million dollars ($3,440,000,000) through the sale of general obligation bonds for a variety of water projects including coastal protection, the CALFED Bay-Delta Program, integrated regional water management, safe drinking water, and water quality?

Proposition 51. Distribution of Existing Motor Vehicle Sales and Use Tax -- State of California (Initiative Statute)
2,712,675 / 41.4% Yes votes ...... 3,839,788 / 58.6% No votes
Should the sales and use taxes raised from the sale or lease of motor vehicles be permanently allocated to specific transportation projects?

Proposition 52. Election Day Voter Registration -- State of California (Initiative Statute)
2,745,473 / 40.6% Yes votes ...... 4,019,211 / 59.4% No votes
Should legally eligible California residents presenting proof of current residence be allowed to register to vote on Election Day?

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