Suppose, for example, that 98 passes, say by 90% of the votes. This means that the voters want limits A, B & C by a wide margin. But if 99 gets 90% plus one vote, it eliminates 98 and we get only limit A. As a voter, I hate it when politicians play with us like this.
I'm in favor of property rights, so I will vote for Prop 98 and against Prop 99 since I want limits A, B & C. However, the way this is setup, Prop 99 is bound to get more votes than 98, so enacting the Prop 98 limits doesn't stand a chance even if a large majority votes for them. This is a crude joke on the voters by our Sacramento politicians.
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