The latest in a string of ballot measures claiming to limit
special interest money in politics will appear on the November
ballot. This is yet another attempt to deceive voters into
passing a law that benefits wealthy corporate interests at the
expense of workers and unions. It is nothing but a corporate
power grab, the kind California voters have already rejected
twice first in 1998 and again in 2005.
Proposition 32, a measure appearing on the November statewide
ballot, is not what it seems. While it claims to be about
“stopping special interests” the measure actually exempts
corporate special interests and Super PACs from its proposed
Instead, Prop 32 would give even more power to the wealthy and
well-connected to influence elections, control government and
weaken our state’s middle class, while drastically reducing the
ability of unions to represent their members and address workers’
needs through the political process.