SEC. 5. (a) The Legislature shall provide for partisan primary elections for presidential candidates, and political party and party central committees, partisan offices, including an open presidential primary whereby the candidates on the ballot are those found by the Secretary of State to be recognized candidates throughout the nation or throughout California for the office of President of the United States, and those whose names are placed on the ballot by petition, but excluding any candidate who has withdrawn by filing an affidavit of noncandidacy.
(b) A political party that participated participates in a primary election for a partisan office pursuant to subdivision (c) has the right to participate in the general election for that office and shall not be denied the ability to place on the general election ballot the candidate who received, at the primary election, the highest vote among that party’s candidates.
Submit initiative measure with $2,000 fee to Attorney General for a 60-day review, including a financial analysis. The Attorney General will provide a Unique Numeric Identifier, a Circulating Title, and Circulating Summary that will accompany the Petition.
UPDATE: Report #5 July 2017
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I read your article in Townhall on Prop 14 and Munger’s lack of wisdom in putting his reputation and money on- the-line for what has become the worst initiative California has had to implement..
Back in the early part of the last decade, people often asked me about running for public office. Other than I could not afford it because I was putting two kids through private school, I told them I could not run for any office except a statewide position because as a Republican it would be a hopeless cause and I don’t do hopeless political causes. Now because of the genius and money of Charles Munger, Jr., I cannot even run statewide in California with any hope of winning..