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November 2006 General Election

14th Edition

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Proposition 86: Tax on Cigarettes. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed


Official Campaign Web Sites and Contact Information

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments

Carolyn Rhee, Chair, American Cancer Society, California Division
P.K. Shah, M.D., President, American Heart Association, Western States Affiliate
Timothy A. Morris, Board Member, American Lung Association of California

Larry McCarthy, President, California Taxpayers' Association
James G. Knight, M.D., Past President, San Diego County Medical Society
Steven Remige, President, Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs

Follow the Money

Detailed information about all contributors for and against Prop. 86 is available from campaign finance reports at Cal-Access, the Secretary of State's campaign disclosure web site. To view the most recent contributions, select a committee and click "Late and $5000+ Contributions Received".

News Stories about the Propositions

CVF's News Stories section provides California voters with convenient access to a sampling of news articles that give an overview of the potential impact of each proposition on the ballot.

For More Information, CVF Recommends...

The California Secretary of State publishes the Official Voter Information Guide which features detailed information on Proposition 86, including the Legislative Analyst's nonpartisan analysis and official pro/con arguments from proponents and opponents.

Other good nonpartisan resources include: the League of Women Voters of California's Pros and Cons and In Depth Nonpartisan Analysis; HealthVote's Nonpartisan Analysis; the California Budget Project's Nonpartisan Analysis; the Easy Voter Guide; and Around the Capitol's Election Track, featuring up-to-date campaign contribution data.

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