California Proposition 1, Water and Parks Bond Act (June 1980)

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California Proposition 1 was on the June 3, 1980 statewide primary ballot in California as a legislatively-referred bond act, where it was defeated.

Proposition 1 was also known as the Parklands and Renewable Resources Investment Program Act.

If it had been approved, Proposition 1 would have authorized $495 million in bonds for open space, fishing, and water supply investments.

Election results

Proposition 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No3,163,82353.0%
Yes 2,800,038 47.0%

Path to the ballot

The California State Legislature voted to put Proposition 1 on the ballot via Senate Bill 547 (Statutes of 1980, Ch. 9).

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