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California Proposition 6, the Briggs Initiative (1978)

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California Proposition 6 was on the November 7, 1978 statewide ballot in California as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated.

Known as The Briggs Initiative, Proposition 6 would have banned gays and lesbians from working in California's public schools.

Election results

Proposition 6, the Briggs Initiative
Result Votes Percentage
Defeatedd No 3,969,120 58.4%
Yes 2,823,293 41.6%
Total votes 6,792,413 100.00%
Voter turnout 70.41%

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