Former congressman and former independent presidential candidate John B. Anderson, who got 7% for president as an independent candidate in 1980, has asked California voters to reject Prop. 62. In a letter released on Oct. 19, Anderson said:
“I urge the voters of California to vote No on Prop. 62. It would clearly result in a general election ballot where the only names would be of the two major parties, the Democrats and the Republicans.
“California voters would never have the option of voting for an independent or minor party candidate, no matter how attractive they might be as an alternative. Such a lock-up of the political process would be harmful to democracy, and it must be defeated.”