THE ELECTION: Victory By the Numbers


ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS: California voters passed Proposition 187, 59% to 41%, which would bar illegal immigrants from receiving many state benefits. It would also require teachers, doctors and police to report illegal aliens to immigration officials.

ASSISTED SUICIDE: Oregon adoted the only measure in the U.S. to allow doctors to prescribe lethal doses of medication to terminally ill patients.

$ TERM LIMITS: Voters adopted them for congressional posts and other offices in Alaska, Colorado, District of Columbia, Idaho, Maine, Massachusetts, Nebraska and Nevada.

GAMBLING: Casino proposals were rejected in Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, Wyoming and the Navajo reservation. Missouri approved slot machines...

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