Peace and Freedom Party Campaign 2004: March 2nd Results
The March 2nd Primary Election
There were two candidates for the Peace and Freedom Party
nomination for President on the ballot in the March 2, 2004, primary
election, in addition to unopposed Peace and Freedom Party
candidates for U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, California
Assemblymember, and California State Senator. The members of our
party's State and County Central Committees were also elected
in the March 2004 primary.
The two candidates for the Peace and Freedom Party nomination
for President of the United States who are appeared on the March 2nd ballot
(In addition, there were 5 write-in votes cast for Israel Feuer, who
qualified as an official write-in candidate as chair of a P&F delegation.
Originally, the name of Mumia Abu-Jamal
was to appear on the presidential ballot, but he decided just
before the deadline for withdrawing that he did not want to be
considered for the Peace and Freedom Party's Presidential nomination.)
The March Presidential Preference Primary was not binding on the
Peace and Freedom Party; the actual choice of a Presidential
candidate will be made at our August 2004 convention by the
members of the State Central Committee who were elected in the
The Peace and Freedom Party candidates for other public offices,
with the number of votes they received in the March 2nd primary, are:
For information on local P&F campaigns in the March primary,
go to this counties page.
There were four propositions on the statewide ballot March 2nd:
- Proposition 55: School Facilities Bonds. Peace and Freedom did not take a
position on this measure, because we generally oppose bonds but realize
that these are for a good purpose. The bonds were approved, by a vote of
3,239,706 (50.9%) to 3,130,921 (49.1%) statewide.
- Proposition 56: the Budget Accountability Act. Peace and Freedom
urged you to vote YES on 56. The measure failed
to pass despite our support, bu a vote of 2,185,868 (34.3%) to 4,183,188
- Proposition 57: Deficit Bonds. Peace and Freedom urged you to vote
NO on 57. The measure passed despite our opposition,
by a vote of 4,056,313 (63.4%) to 2,348,910 (36.6%) statewide.
- Proposition 58: Prioritize Balanced Budget (above human needs, and
everything else), except for this year. Peace and Freedom urged you to vote
NO on 58. The measure passed despite our opposition,
by a vote of 4,535,084 (71.2%) to 1,841,138 (28.8%) statewide.
This page was last updated on 30 April 2004
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