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November 2010 Statewide General Election

20th 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 5, 2010 at Capital Public Radio's studio in downtown Sacramento. See CVF's Oct. 13 news release for more details.

The Proposition Song Players:

Kim Alexander (vocals, ukulele)
Jana Coyle (vocals, banjo)
Max Howe (vocals, saw)
Bonnie Eldon (bass)
Kate Martin (fiddle)
Dave Oliver (ukulele)
Lou Galgani (percussion)

Videography: Bob Stanton, Armando Botello II, Ash Rougani, Peter Hellmuth, Lou Galgani

Video editor: Sara Waugh

Studio recording: Ida Lieszkovszky

Special thanks to:

Capital Public Radio
Barber’s Shop Automotive
The Art Institute of California – Sacramento
the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation

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.


Recording at Capital Public Radio in Sacramento on October 5. From L-R: Kate Martin, Bonnie Eldon, Jana Coyle, Dave Oliver, Kim Alexander, Lou Galgani and Max Howe

Kate, Dave and Max

Kim, Bonnie and Jana


Performing at Barber's Shop Automotive in Sacramento on Oct. 9, 2010


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