California Propositions 94, 95, 96, and 97 (2008)

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Propositions 94, 95, 96, and 97 were Californian ballot propositions that sought to expand the scope of Native American gambling enterprises in California. All four propositions were approved by voters during elections on February 5, 2008

Proposals[edit]

All propositions sought to expand Indian Gaming Compacts with individual tribes. Proposition 94 affected the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Mission Indians,[1] Proposition 95 affected the Morongo Band of Mission Indians,[2] Proposition 96 affected the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation,[3] Proposition 97 affected the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.[4]

All the propositions allowed the tribes to operate additional slot machines and changed the environmental impact assessment procedures. The propositions also made the tribes pay additional deposits into the state General Fund.[1]

Results[edit]

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Proposition 94[5]
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 4,812,313 55.56%
No 3,848,998 44.44%
Valid votes 8,661,311 95.51%
Invalid or blank votes 407,104 4.49%
Total votes 9,068,415 100.00%
Proposition 95[5]
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 4,809,573 55.60%
No 3,841,352 44.40%
Valid votes 8,650,925 95.40%
Invalid or blank votes 417,490 4.60%
Total votes 9,068,415 100.00%
Proposition 96[5]
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 4,785,413 55.45%
No 3,844,408 44.54%
Valid votes 8,629,821 95.16%
Invalid or blank votes 438,594 4.84%
Total votes 9,068,415 100.00%
Proposition 97[5]
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 4,786,884 55.50%
No 3,838,892 44.50%
Valid votes 8,625,776 95.12%
Invalid or blank votes 442,639 4.88%
Total votes 9,068,415 100.00%

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