Early Polls Show Proposition 8 Gaining

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As of 9:51 PM. With 24.2 percent reporting, Proposition 8 is currently gaining with 53 percent of voters supporting and 46.7 percent opposing its passage.

Proposition 8 is summarized as changes in California Constitution to eliminate the right of same-sex couples to marry in California. It provides that only a marriage between a man and a woman is recognized and valid.

It shall have little fiscal impact on state and local governments in the long run. In the next few years it could have potential revenue loss, mainly sales taxes which would total several tens of millions of dollars.

“It doesn’t matter to me if people want to get married, they should be able to get married” Sammy Mastrionanni 22 Medical Terminolgy said

A No vote on this measure means that marriage between individuals of the same sex would continue to be valid in California.

A Yes vote will change the California Constitution and specify that only marriage between a man and a woman is valid.

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