Docket No. S025815.

6 Cal.4th 707 (1993)

863 P.2d 694

25 Cal. Rptr.2d 449

WALTER B. GERKEN et al., Petitioners, v. FAIR POLITICAL PRACTICES COMMISSION et al., Respondents; STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Intervener.

Supreme Court of California.

December 20, 1993.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


Munger, Tolles & Olson, Bradley S. Phillips, Mark H. Epstein, Strumwasser & Woocher and Fredric D. Woocher for Petitioners.

Glenn L. Rigby, Peter S. Pierson, John R. Akin, Kathryn Allen, Ben Davidian, Scott Hallabrin and Deanne Stone for Respondents.

Bell & Hiltachk, Charles H. Bell, Jr., Thomas W. Hiltachk, Carlsmith, Ball, Wichman, Murray, Case, Mukai & Ichiki, Allan E. Tebbetts, Daniel J. Payne, Kopp & Di Franco, Quentin L. Kopp, Ross Johnson, Olson, Connelly, Hagel, Fong & Leidigh, Lance H. Olson and George Waters as Amici Curiae on behalf of Respondents.

Daniel E. Lungren, Attorney General, Cathy Christian, Manuel M. Medeiros and Daniel G. Stone, Deputy Attorneys General, for Intervener. Remcho, Johansen & Purcell, Joseph Remcho, Robin B. Johansen and Julie M. Randolph as Amici Curiae on behalf of Intervener.



Propositions 73 (Gov. Code, tit. 9, ch. 5, art. 1 et seq.)1 and 68 (ibid.), both designed to implement campaign contribution reform, were each approved by the voters at the June 1988 Primary Election. The former garnered more affirmative votes than the latter. In Taxpayers to Limit Campaign Spending v. Fair Pol. Practices Com. (1990) 51 Cal.3d...

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