Ballot Measures

California Ballot Propositions

These guides provide you with concise descriptions of ballot measures including non-partisan analyses, official voter information, background materials, pro-and-con websites, newspaper articles and editorials, opinion polls, political endorsements, and financial-contribution records. See our Ballot Initiative Endorsements page for positions on the propositions by major organizations. The Official Voter Guide is available from the Secretary of State.

Final election results are included on the individual Proposition pages.

Temporary Taxes to Fund State Programs
State Budget
Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction
Auto Insurance Prices
Death Penalty
Human Trafficking Penalties
Revision of the Three Strikes Law
Labeling Genetically Engineered Foods
Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs
Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses
California State Senate Redistricting
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Sec. of State News Updates

SACRAMENTO - Following action by the Legislature and the Governor last night creating a new water bond measure for the November 4 General Election ballot, Secretary of State Debra Bowen today invited interested Californians to submit arguments to be considered for inclusion in a second voter information guide. The new water bond measure is Proposition 1.
SACRAMENTO - Staff at Secretary of State Debra Bowen's office today held a randomized alphabet drawing to determine the order that candidates' names will appear on the November 4 General Election ballots.
SACRAMENTO - Secretary of State Debra Bowen has certified the first measure for the November 8, 2016, General Election ballot. The initiative relates to state fees on hospitals and federal Medi-Cal matching funds.

The Ballot Measures resources are collected and edited by the staff of the Institute of Governmental Studies Library at UC Berkeley. An archive of information on propositions from past elections is also available.

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