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Endorsements for Ballot Measures

2020

State Ballot Measures

Presentations and straw poll results are available HERE

Proposition details are available from the CA Secretary of State and Ballotpedia

Campaign contributions are available from the CA Secretary of State

YES14Authorizes bonds to continue funding stem cell and other medical research.
YES15Increases funding for public schools, community colleges, and local government services by changing tax assessment of commercial and industrial property.
YES16Would allow for affirmative action by State Government, including in higher education.
YES17Would restore voting rights to convicted felons upon completion of their sentence, rather than completion of probation.
YES18Would allow those of age 17 to vote in a primary election, if they are to turn 18 before the general election.
NO19Would increase the ability of certain property owners to transfer their property tax basis under certain circumstances.
NO20Restricts parole for non-violent offenders. authorizes felony sentences for certain offenses currently treated only as misdemeanors.
YES21Expands local governments’ authority to enact rent control on residential property.
NO22Changes employment classification rules for app-based transportation and delivery drivers.
NO23Authorizes state regulation of kidney dialysis clinics. Establishes minimum staffing and other requirements.
NO24Amends consumer privacy laws.
YES25Referendum on Law that Replaced Money Bail System with System Based on Public Safety and Flight Risk

2018

State Ballot Measures

Presentations and straw poll results are available HERE

YES1SB 3 (Chapter 365, Statutes of 2017), Beall. Veterans and Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018.
YES2AB 1827 (Chapter 41, Statutes of 2018), Committee on Budget. No Place Like Home Act of 2018.
NO3Authorizes Bonds to Fund Projects for Water Supply and Quality, Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Water Conveyance, and Groundwater Sustainability and Storage. Initiative Statute.
YES4Authorizes Bonds Funding Construction at Hospitals Providing Children’s Health Care. Initiative Statute.
NO5Changes Requirements for Certain Property Owners to Transfer Their Property Tax Base to Replacement Property. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
NO6Eliminates Recently Enacted Road Repair and Transportation Funding by Repealing Revenues Dedicated for those Purposes. Requires any Measure to Enact Certain Vehicle Fuel Taxes and Vehicle Fees be Submitted to and Approved by the Electorate. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
NO7AB 807 (Chapter 60, Statutes of 2018), Chu. Daylight saving time.
NO8Authorizes State Regulation of Kidney Dialysis Clinics. Limits Charges for Patient Care. Initiative Statute.
YES10Expands Local Governments’ Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property. Initiative Statute.
NO11Requires Private-Sector Emergency Ambulance Employees to Remain on Call During Work Breaks. Changes Other Conditions of Employment. Initiative Statute.
YES12Establishes New Standards for Confinement of Certain Farm Animals; Bans Sale of Certain Non-Complying Products. Initiative Statute.

2016

State Ballot Measures

NO51School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities. Initiative Statutory Amendment.
YES52State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds. Initiative Statutory and Constitutional Amendment.
NO53Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
YES54Legislature. Legislation and Proceedings. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES55Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
YES56Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES57Criminal Sentences. Juvenile Criminal Proceedings and Sentencing. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES58English language education.
YES59Campaign finance: voter instruction.
NO60Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements. Initiative Statute.
NO61State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards. Initiative Statute.
YES62Death Penalty. Initiative Statute.
YES63Firearms. Ammunition Sales. Initiative Statute.
YES64Marijuana Legalization. Initiative Statute.
NO65Carry-Out Bags. Charges. Initiative Statute.
NO66Death Penalty. Procedures. Initiative Statute.
YES67Referendum to Overturn Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags.

Local Ballot Measures

YESAYes on A for Affordable Housing
YESBCountywide Transportation Measure
YESEOpportunity to Work
NOMSunnyvale Public Lands Act
YESNUUT Modernization Measure
YESVMountain View Tenants Coalition Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act