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{{tnr}}A '''City of Richmond Advisory Measure on the Definition of a Corporation, Measure P''' ballot question is on the {{nov06ca2012}} for voters in the City of Richmond in {{contra costa}}.
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{{tnr}}A '''City of Richmond Advisory Measure on the Definition of a Corporation, Measure P''' ballot question was on the {{nov06ca2012}} for voters in the City of Richmond in {{contra costa}}, where it was '''approved'''.
  
If approved, Measure P will instruct (on an advisory basis) the member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] who represents the voters of the City of Richmond to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to "provide that corporations are not entitled to the Constitutional rights of real people, and that there should be limits on all spending in political campaigns, including ballot measures and 'independent' expenditures?" Members of the [[California State Legislature]] would also be instructed to vote to ratify that U.S. constitutional amendment, should they ever be in a position to vote on it.
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Measure P instructed (on an advisory basis) the member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] who represents the voters of the City of Richmond to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to "provide that corporations are not entitled to the Constitutional rights of real people, and that there should be limits on all spending in political campaigns, including ballot measures and 'independent' expenditures?" Members of the [[California State Legislature]] would also be instructed to vote to ratify that U.S. constitutional amendment, should they ever be in a position to vote on it.
  
 
As of August 2012, 11 towns and counties in the United States have passed local ballot measures similar to the proposed measure. 20 other similar measures are in progress in other local municipalities.<ref name=koster>[http://www.mendocinobeacon.com/news/ci_21219254/move-amend-nov-ballot ''Mendocino Beacon'', "Move to Amend on Nov. ballot", August 8, 2012]</ref>
 
As of August 2012, 11 towns and counties in the United States have passed local ballot measures similar to the proposed measure. 20 other similar measures are in progress in other local municipalities.<ref name=koster>[http://www.mendocinobeacon.com/news/ci_21219254/move-amend-nov-ballot ''Mendocino Beacon'', "Move to Amend on Nov. ballot", August 8, 2012]</ref>
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Measure P
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| yes = 20,519
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| yespct = 72.97
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| no = 7,600
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| nopct = 27.03
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| state = Local
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| percent = 50.00
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:''Final official results from the [http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/CA/Contra_Costa/42275/110767/en/summary.html Contra Costa County elections office].''
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* [[Mendocino County Definition of a Corporation, Measure F (November 2012)]]
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Revision as of 10:45, 6 December 2012

A City of Richmond Advisory Measure on the Definition of a Corporation, Measure P ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the City of Richmond in Contra Costa County, where it was approved.

Measure P instructed (on an advisory basis) the member of the U.S. House of Representatives who represents the voters of the City of Richmond to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to "provide that corporations are not entitled to the Constitutional rights of real people, and that there should be limits on all spending in political campaigns, including ballot measures and 'independent' expenditures?" Members of the California State Legislature would also be instructed to vote to ratify that U.S. constitutional amendment, should they ever be in a position to vote on it.

As of August 2012, 11 towns and counties in the United States have passed local ballot measures similar to the proposed measure. 20 other similar measures are in progress in other local municipalities.[1]

Election results

Measure P
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 20,519 72.97%
No7,60027.03%
Final official results from the Contra Costa County elections office.


Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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

Measure P: "Should Richmond’s congressional representatives be instructed to propose, and Richmond’s state legislators instructed to ratify, an amendment to the United States Constitution to provide that corporations are not entitled to the Constitutional rights of real people, and that there should be limits on all spending in political campaigns, including ballot measures and "independent" expenditures?

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