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California 1998 ballot propositions

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Twenty-one statewide ballot propositions were on the 1998 ballot in California.
  • 9 were on the June 2 statewide primary election ballot.
  • 12 were on the November 3 statewide general election ballot.

On the ballot

June 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 219 Elections Ballot measures apply in same way in all parts of jurisdiction affected by the measure Approveda

LRCA Proposition 220 Judiciary Consolidation of superior and municipal courts Approveda

LRCA Proposition 221 Judiciary Give Commission on Judicial Performance authority to oversee and discipline court commissioners or referees Approveda

LRSS Proposition 222 Policing No person convicted of murder is eligible to receive credits reducing time spent in state prison Approveda

CISS Proposition 223 Education Limit on amount school districts can spend on administrative costs; performance budgeting requirements Defeatedd

CICA Proposition 224 Admin of gov't Public entities required to use a new process prior to awarding contract for variety of construction services Defeatedd

CISS Proposition 225 Term limits Term limits on U.S. Senate and U.S. House Approveda

CISS Proposition 226 Admin of gov't Requirements for payroll deductions for political activities Defeatedd

CISS Proposition 227 Education California public schools required to teach LEP students in special classes that are taught nearly all in English Approveda

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Environment Repair contaminated properties Approveda

LBM Proposition 1A Bond issue $9.2 billion in bonds for education Approveda

LRCA Proposition 2 Transportation Conditions on loans of transportation revenues to General Fund Approveda

LRSS Proposition 3 Elections Change open primary to closed primary for presidential elections Defeatedd

CISS Proposition 4 Animal rights Prohibit trapping of fur-bearing animals Approveda

CISS Proposition 5 Gambling Set out conditions for compact between Indian tribes and state of California on gambling on tribal lands Approveda

CISS Proposition 6 Animal rights Prohibits human consumption of horses Approveda

CISS Proposition 7 Environment Air-emissions reductions Defeatedd

CISS Proposition 8 Education Reduction of class sizes Defeatedd

CISS Proposition 9 Natural resources No taxes, bonds surcharges to pay costs of nuclear power plants Defeatedd

CICA Proposition 10 Tobacco New tax on cigarettes to pay for childhood programs Approveda

LRCA Proposition 11 Taxes Allow local governments to enter into sales tax revenue sharing agreements Approveda

See also

List of propositions

External links