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CALIFORNIANS FOR AN OPEN PRIMARY v. SHELLEY, C047231

Plaintiff successfully prevented defendant from placing Senate Constitutional Amendment No. 18, which proposes two unrelated changes to the Constitution, on the ballot for the November 2, 2004 general election where it violates the separate vote requirement mandating that each amendment be prepared and submitted so that it can be voted on separately.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/30/2004
  • Published 07/30/2004

Judges

  • BLEASE, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Strumwasser & Woocher;  Fredric D. Woocher, Michael J. Strumwasser, Santa Monica, Aimee E. Dudovitz, for Petitioners., Diane F. Boyer-Vine, Legislative Counsel, Marian M. Johnston, Principal Deputy Legislative Counsel, Dulcinea A. Grantham, Deputy Legislative Counsel, for Real Party in Interest.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Louis R. Mauro, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Catherine M. Van Aken, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Geoffrey L. Graybill, Deputy Attorney General, for Respondent.
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