Voters Approved 9 Propositions
California voters have approved nine state ballot measures, including one that would pay for stem cell research.
Wednesday, November 3, 2004
Californians overwhelmingly passed Proposition 71, which would allocate three billion dollars in bond funds to stem cell medical research. Voters also O-K’d Prop 64 modifying the state’s unfair business competition law and Prop 69 requiring all felony suspects to submit a DNA sample to the state. Prop 63, a tax on millionaires to fund mental health services, passed by a narrower margin. Democratic Assemblyman Darrell Steinberg was its main author. CUT: Steinberg14 :14 Voters easily approved Prop 1-A to protect local government funds and Prop 59 to open more public records to public access SOC