San Jose Inside and Metro Newspaper/Jennifer Wadsworth, Staff Writer, 9/21/16. "Voter's Guide to California's 17 Statewide Ballot Measures."
|Funding government, and |
may all my dreams come true.
|Some of these ballot measure|
issues can never be resolved.
Among the raft of statewide measures are proposals to legalize recreational cannabis, end the death penalty or speed it up, ban plastic bags and cap prescription drug costs. Not since 2000 have Californians been asked to wade through so many propositions. That’s not even counting a slew of local initiatives, which stand to make the Nov. 8 voter guide a record-setting 224 pages. In an exceedingly blue state where the presidential race is a given, high-stakes battles that affect our daily lives will play out by way of citizen-lawmaking. Study up now or get lost on Election Day. Read article.
Reference, CA State Ballot Measure Propositions: 51, School bonds; 52, Medi-Cal funding; 53, Revenue bonds; 54, Public review; 55, Tax on wealthy; 56, Cigarette tax; 57, Prison parole; 58, Bilingual education; 59, Citizens United; 60, Condoms in porn; 61, Prescription drug pricing; 62, Repeal death penalty; 63, Gun control; 64, Marijuana; 65, Carry-out bags; 66, Speed up death penalty; 67, Plastic bag referendum. See the article (above), which includes summaries linked to Ballotpedia description.
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