California elections, 2000
|Elections in California|
California's state elections were held November 7, 2000. Necessary primary elections were held on March 7. Up for election were all the seats of the State Assembly, 20 seats of the State Senate, and eight ballot measures.
California State Legislature elections 
State Senate 
- For individual races see California State Senate elections, 2000.
|California State Senate - 2000||Seats
|Democratic Held and Uncontested||15|
|Republican Held and Uncontested||5|
State Assembly 
- For individual races see California State Assembly elections, 2000.
|California State Assembly - 2000||Seats
|Democratic Incumbent and Uncontested||32|
|Republican Incumbent and Uncontested||16|
|Independent Incumbent and Uncontested||1|
|Contested, Open Seats||31|
Statewide ballot propositions 
Proposition 32 
Proposition 33 
Proposition 33 would amend the constitution to allow members of the State Legislature to participate in the Public Employees' Retirement System plans in which a majority of state employees may participate. Proposition 33 failed with 39% approval.
Proposition 34 
Proposition 34 would limit campaign contributions and loans to state candidates and political parties, provide voluntary spending limits, expand public disclosure requirements, and increase penalties. Proposition 34 passed with 60% approval.
Proposition 35 
Proposition 35 would amend the constitution to eliminate existing restrictions on state and local contracting with private entities for engineering and architectural services. Contracts would be awarded by competitive selection, and bidding would be allowed, but not required. Proposition 35 passed with 55.1% approval.
Proposition 36 
Proposition 36 would require probation and drug treatment, not incarceration, for possession, use, transportation of controlled substances and similar parole violations, except sale or manufacture; and would authorize dismissal of charges after completion of treatment. Proposition 36 passed with 60.8% approval.
Proposition 37 
Proposition 37 would amend the constitution to require a two-thirds vote of the State Legislature and a majority or two-thirds of the local electorate to impose future state and local fees on activity to study or mitigate its environmental, societal or economic effects. Proposition 37 failed with 48% approval.
Proposition 38 
Proposition 38 would amend the constitution to authorize annual state payments of at least $4000 per pupil for private/religious schools, and allow replacement of current constitutional public school funding formula. Proposition 38 failed with 29.5% approval.
Proposition 39 
See also 
- California State Legislature
- California State Assembly
- California State Assembly elections, 2000
- California State Senate
- California State Senate elections, 2000
- Districts in California
- Political party strength in U.S. states
- Political party strength in California
- Elections in California
- Statement of Vote to the 2000 general election
- Complete official results from the Secretary of State (State Senate)
- Complete official results from the Secretary of State (State Assembly)
- A directory of California state propositions
- Complete official results from the Secretary of State (Propositions)
- "A directory of California state propositions"
- Official election results form the California Secretary of State
- California Legislative District Maps (1911-Present)
- RAND California Election Returns: District Definitions