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November 2006 General Election

14th Edition

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Now Playing! The Proposition Song

(if you have trouble viewing the video, click here to access it on YouTube)


The Proposition Song is set to a traditional folk melody. The lyrics were written by CVF's president, Kim Alexander, and the song was recorded on October 10 at Capital Public Radio's studio in downtown Sacramento.

Players include:

Banjo: Matt Coleman

Lead Guitar: Matt Roberts

Bass: Chris Harvey

Rhythm Guitar: Bonnie Eldon & Kim Alexander

Vocals: Bonnie Eldon, Kim Alexander, Jana Coyle & Emily Gaikens

Video editor: Steve Anselmino

Additional support provided by Ron Gray, Bob Stanton, Conrad Lawrence, and Marianne Russ.

News organizations, radio stations and anyone else who wants to broadcast part or all of this song has permission to do so, provided that credit is given to the California Voter Foundation and its web site,, and the song is used for reporting, public education or other nonpartisan, noncommercial purposes. High-quality files are also available to TV stations that want to broadcast the video. Contact Kim Alexander for details.

Proposition Song players rehearsing in front of the Capitol

Bonnie & Matt R.

Jana and Emily

Marianne Russ recording the song at Capital Public Radio

Kim and Jana



This page was first published on October 2 , 2006 | Last updated on October 29, 2018
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