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'''California Proposition 6''', also called the '''Prohibition on Slaughter of Horses and Sale of Horsemeat for Human Consumption Initiative''', was on the [[California 1998 ballot propositions#November 3 general election|November 3, 1998]] election ballot in [[California]] as an [[initiated state statute]].
 
'''California Proposition 6''', also called the '''Prohibition on Slaughter of Horses and Sale of Horsemeat for Human Consumption Initiative''', was on the [[California 1998 ballot propositions#November 3 general election|November 3, 1998]] election ballot in [[California]] as an [[initiated state statute]].
  
It was '''approved''', with 59.4% of voters in favor. 
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==Election results==
  
==Text of the proposal==
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! colspan="5" | California Proposition 11 (1998)
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|-bgcolor="#cef2e0 align="center"
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! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |
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! style="width: 5em" |Votes
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! style="width: 7em" |Percentage
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| colspan="2" |  '''YES''' [[Image:15px-600px-Yes check.png|14px]]
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| align="right" | '''4,672,457'''
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| align="right" | '''59.4%'''
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| colspan="2" |  No
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| align="right" | 3,195,619
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| align="right" | 40.6%
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
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| align="right"            | '''7,868,076'''
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| align="right"            | '''100%'''
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==Ballot Language==
  
 
The language that appeared on the ballot:
 
The language that appeared on the ballot:
  
 
Makes possession, transfer, or receipt of horses for slaughter for human consumption a felony. Makes sale of horsemeat for human consumption a misdemeanor.
 
Makes possession, transfer, or receipt of horses for slaughter for human consumption a felony. Makes sale of horsemeat for human consumption a misdemeanor.
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==Campaign Spending==
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===Supporters===
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Supporters of Proposition 6 spent $1,206,835.  The top contributors to pass the measure were:
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* Sue Maloney Stiles: $200,000
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* Sherry Ellen Deboer: $180,000
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* Sidne J. Long: $125,000
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* Tina Long: $125,000
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* Political Animals PAC: $80,927
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* MPL Communications, Inc.: $71,000
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* Friends of Animals Inc.: $63,305
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* Comm. for Prop 6 Sponsored by the Humane Farming Action Fund: $21,000
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* Humane Farming Association: $20,000
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* Phoebe Hearst Cooke: $20,000
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===Opponents===
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No contributions in opposition of Proposition 6 were reported to the Secretary of State.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 14:57, 20 March 2009

California Proposition 6, also called the Prohibition on Slaughter of Horses and Sale of Horsemeat for Human Consumption Initiative, was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in California as an initiated state statute.

Election results

California Proposition 11 (1998)
Votes Percentage
YES 15px-600px-Yes check.png 4,672,457 59.4%
No 3,195,619 40.6%
Total votes 7,868,076 100%

Ballot Language

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Makes possession, transfer, or receipt of horses for slaughter for human consumption a felony. Makes sale of horsemeat for human consumption a misdemeanor.

Campaign Spending

Supporters

Supporters of Proposition 6 spent $1,206,835. The top contributors to pass the measure were:

  • Sue Maloney Stiles: $200,000
  • Sherry Ellen Deboer: $180,000
  • Sidne J. Long: $125,000
  • Tina Long: $125,000
  • Political Animals PAC: $80,927
  • MPL Communications, Inc.: $71,000
  • Friends of Animals Inc.: $63,305
  • Comm. for Prop 6 Sponsored by the Humane Farming Action Fund: $21,000
  • Humane Farming Association: $20,000
  • Phoebe Hearst Cooke: $20,000

Opponents

No contributions in opposition of Proposition 6 were reported to the Secretary of State.

See also

External links