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City of Chico Corporations Are Not Entitled to Political Free Speech, Measure K (November 2012)

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A City of Chico Corporations Are Not Entitled to Political Free Speech, Measure K ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the City of Chico in Butte County, where it was approved.

A vote for Measure K was a vote for the adoption of a resolution "which supports an amendment to the United States Constitution to establish that corporations are not entitled to a constitutional right to political free speech and that the expenditure of money by corporations to support or oppose political campaigns is not entitled to the free speech protections of the First Amendment."

A simple majority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure K
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 17,747 58.82%
No12,42341.18%
Final official results from the Butte County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure K: "Shall a resolution be adopted which supports an amendment to the United States Constitution to establish that corporations are not entitled to a constitutional right to political free speech and that the expenditure of money by corporations to support or oppose political campaigns is not entitled to the free speech protections of the First Amendment."[1]

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  1. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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