LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters have narrowly approved a ballot question to provide a $5.5 billion infusion to the state's first-of-its-kind stem-cell research program.
Following Thursday's vote count update, Proposition 14 had a 325,000-vote lead and 51% of the votes.
It was the narrowest margin of victory for any of this year's 12 ballot questions.
Proposition 14 calls for a bond sale to generate $5.5 billion for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.
It was created by a 2004 bond measure but now is nearly broke.