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.

Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office
Imposes Additional Tax on Cigarettes for Cancer Research
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Sec. of State News Updates

SACRAMENTO - As early as September 5, California county elections officials will start the process of mailing November ballots to California voters serving in the military or living abroad.
Secretary of State Debra Bowen is encouraging all businesses, nonprofit organizations, community groups and every other Californian to promote voter registration with their own creative outreach events during a specially designated week. California Voter Registration Week includes National Voter Registration Day, which is September 24.
SACRAMENTO - California Secretary of State Debra Bowen today published the certified list of state candidates who will appear on the November 4, 2014, General Election ballot.

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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