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Parents > United States > California > Propositions > 2008 Referendums > Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California?
OfficeReferendum
Type Referendum
Filing Deadline June 02, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 09:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 10:00pm
Term Start November 05, 2008 - 12:00am
Term End January 00, 2100 - 12:00pm
Turnout 85.34% Registered 39.57% Total Population
ContributorScottĀ³
Last ModifiedHikikomori Blitzkrieg! November 07, 2010 04:20am
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Description Title: California Marriage Protection Act.

SECTION I. Title
This measure shall be known and may be cited as the "California Marriage Protection Act."

SECTION 2. Article I. Section 7.5 is added to the California Const itution. to read:
Sec. 7.5. Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.
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KEY RACE? 9.3332996368 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/03/2008 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
No 17 4 ----
Yes 3 ------
Leaning Call: No (89.29%)
Weighted Call: No (91.83%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
05/20/2008 10/31/2008

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Yes No  
PartyYES NO  
Website  
Certified Votes7,001,084 (52.24%) 6,401,482 (47.76%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -599,602 (-4.47%)  
Predict Avg.46.50% 53.50%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (10 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg43.06%-- 51.64%--  
Survey USA 
10/29/08-10/31/08
47.00% 1.0 50.00% 5.0
Field Poll 
10/18/08-10/28/08
44.00% 6.0 49.00% 6.0
Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) 
10/12/08-10/19/08
44.00% -- 52.00% --
Survey USA 
10/15/08-10/16/08
48.00% 1.0 45.00% 3.0
Survey USA 
10/04/08-10/06/08
47.00% 3.0 42.00% 7.0
Survey USA 
09/23/08-09/24/08
44.00% -- 49.00% --
Field Poll 
09/08/08-09/15/08
38.00% 4.0 55.00% 4.0
Public Policy Institute 
08/12/08-08/19/08
40.00% -- 54.00% --
Field Poll 
07/08/08-07/14/08
42.00% -- 51.00% --
Los Angeles Times 
05/20/08-05/21/08
51.00% -- 36.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Chuck Norris [L]
R Larry Pegram [L]
  Los Altos Town Crier
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
D Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr.
D Kamala Harris
LPC Dr. King Schultz
MFL Juan Croniqueur
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 30, 2012 12:00pm Endorsement Mitt Romney donated $10,000 to NOM to help pass Proposition 8  Article RP 
Nov 08, 2010 01:50pm Analysis Kamala Harris-Steve Cooley race could affect Prop. 8  Article Hikikomori Blitzkrieg! 
Jul 27, 2009 09:50am Blog Entry California Activists Not Going to Bother Overturning Prop 8 Next Year  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jul 25, 2009 11:15pm Poll New straw poll of gay marriage leaders: Overturn Prop 8 in 2010  Article Homegrown Democrat 
May 27, 2009 12:05pm Opinion ACLU: Don't File Federal Prop 8 Lawsuit  Article Homegrown Democrat 
May 27, 2009 12:00pm General Text of Perry v. Schwarzenegger Complaint  Article Homegrown Democrat 

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