• $23.1 billion: California’s projected budget deficit through next June, Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneg-ger disclosed this week in a letter to legislative leaders.
• $15.4 billion: What the Republican governor’s Department of Finance has projected for a budget gap if the May 19 special election ballot measures pass.
• $23.1 billion: The projection for a budget gap if they fail.
• $6 billion: What the state would gain in solutions if Propositions 1C, 1D and 1E pass.