Ballot Measures

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.


Carryout Bags. Charges. Initiative Statute.
Death Penalty. Procedures. Initiative Statute.
Ban on Single–use Plastic Bags. Referendum.
Marijuana Legalization. Initiative Statute.
School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities. Initiative Statute.
English Proficiency. Multilingual Education. Initiative Statute.
Medi-Cal Hospital Fee Program. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Legislature. Legislation and Proceedings. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Criminal Sentences. Parole. Juvenile Criminal Proceedings and Sentencing. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Corporations. Political Spending. Federal Constitutional Protections. Legislative Advisory Question.
Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements. Initiative Statute.
State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards. Initiative Statute.
Death Penalty. Initiative Statute.
Firearms. Ammunition Sales. Initiative Statute.