Just saw a tweet from Derek Cressman who is leading the Yes on Proposition 49 campaign (Money Out Voters In) noting that the CA Supreme Court blocked the proposition from the ballot.
Approved by the Legislature early last month and grudgingly allowed to go on the ballot by Gov. Jerry Brown, Proposition 49 would have asked California voters if Congress should overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United ruling in 2010.California campaign finance measure booted off ballot
The California Supreme Court on Monday effectively blocked a November advisory ballot measure on the merits of unlimited independent campaign spending, dashing some Democrats’ hopes that the measure would boost voter turnout in what could be an otherwise staid election.
Quote from Derek Cressman in the article:
“It’s pretty chilling when the judicial branch cancels an election where the people are likely to vote against the judicial branch,” Derek Cressman, a spokesman for the “Money Out Voters In” campaign, said of Monday’s Proposition 49 decision. “It’s what we’ve come to expect from oligarchs in Russia, but not what we’d expect in our republic.”Note Derek is a featured guest at our Sacramento Kossacks meetup coming up on September 6th from 4-7pm. See our diary here for more info.