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State of California March 5, 2002 Election
Directory of California State Propositions
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Proposition 40. The California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Act of 2002 (Legislative Bond Act)
2,769,178 / 56.9% Yes votes
2,101,516 / 43.1% No votes
Should the state borrow two billion six hundred million dollars ($2,600,000,000) through the sale of general obligation bonds for development, restoration, and acquisition of state and local parks, recreation areas and historical resources, and for land, air, and water conservation programs?

Proposition 41. Voting Modernization Bond Act of 2002 (Shelley-Hertzberg Act)
2,474,372 / 51.6% Yes votes
2,325,348 / 48.4% No votes
Should the state borrow $200 million ($200,000,000) through the sale of general obligation bonds to assist counties in the purchase of updated voting systems?

Proposition 42. Transportation Congestion Improvement Act (Legislative Constitutional Amendment)
3,345,877 / 69.1% Yes votes
1,499,475 / 30.9% No votes
Should the California Constitution be amended to require gasoline and diesel fuel sales tax revenues be allocated for specified transportation purposes, including highways, streets and roads, and transit improvements?

Proposition 43. Right to Have Vote Counted (Legislative Constitutional Amendment)
3,382,174 / 71.5% Yes votes
1,346,926 / 28.5% No votes
Should the California Constitution be amended to require that every vote legally cast in an election be counted?

Proposition 44. Chiropractors. Unprofessional Conduct (Legislative Initiative Amendment)
3,758,718 / 79.8% Yes votes
952,790 / 20.2% No votes
Should the Chiropractic Act be amended to alter procedures and penalties in cases of various specified offenses, including insurance fraud?

Proposition 45. Legislative Term Limits. Local Voter Petitions (Initiative Constitutional Amendment)
2,043,448 / 42.3% Yes votes
2,782,039 / 57.7% No votes
Should the California Constitution be amended to allow voters to submit petitions to permit their incumbent legislators to run for reelection and to serve for a maxiumum of four more years beyond their presently allowed terms?

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