Had enough of SPECIAL INTERESTS and their high-priced LOBBYISTS BUYING POLITICAL INFLUENCE with CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS?
California is one of the few states in the country with ABSOLUTELY NO LIMITS on what special interests can contribute to political candidates in regular state elections!
During the last election season, candidates for state office received a staggering $196 million in campaign contributions! The top ten special interest contributors alone gave $9 million.
One candidate for the Legislature received $125,000 from a tobacco company one week before the election. He won by a mere 597 votes. Big money made the difference. WHEN BIG-MONEYED SPECIAL INTERESTS WIN, THE PEOPLE LOSE:
IT'S TIME TO TAKE BACK OUR GOVERNMENT. That's what Proposition 208 will do.
Prop. 208 is a carefully written, comprehensive package designed to fix the political process. It is a practical, workable solution to rampant special interest influence.
Prop. 208 reforms apply to all levels of government, from City Hall to the Governor's office. Here's what it does:
We need reform NOW!
That's exactly what Prop. 208 will deliver. It was carefully written to meet the Constitutional test so that the courts will enforce it when it passes.
Your YES vote on Prop. 208 will help CLEAN UP POLITICS and insure that our elected officials serve the public's interest rather than the special interests.
Prop. 208 is sponsored by:
Prop. 208 will make politicians accountable to the people rather than to big campaign contributors.
That's why it's supported by groups across the political spectrum, forming the broadest coalition ever assembled to clean up government. Endorsers include:
Please join with the League of Women Voters, American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)--California, Common Cause, United We Stand America, and all of us who want real political reform.
LET'S MAKE THE POLITICIANS RESPONSIVE TO US, NOT BIG CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTORS.
Please Vote Yes on Proposition 208.
President, League of Women Voters of California
Co-Chair, Political Reform Task Force of the American
Association of Retired Persons--California (AARP)