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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

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YES 14 Authorizes bonds to continue funding stem cell and other medical research.
YES 15 Increases funding for public schools, community colleges, and local government services by changing tax assessment of commercial and industrial property.
YES 16 Would allow for affirmative action by State Government, including in higher education.
YES 17 Would restore voting rights to convicted felons upon completion of their sentence, rather than completion of probation.
YES 18 Would allow those of age 17 to vote in a primary election, if they are to turn 18 before the general election.
NO 19 Would increase the ability of certain property owners to transfer their property tax basis under certain circumstances.
NO 20 Restricts parole for non-violent offenders. authorizes felony sentences for certain offenses currently treated only as misdemeanors.
YES 21 Expands local governments’ authority to enact rent control on residential property.
NO 22 Changes employment classification rules for app-based transportation and delivery drivers.
NO 23 Authorizes state regulation of kidney dialysis clinics. Establishes minimum staffing and other requirements.
NO 24 Amends consumer privacy laws.
YES 25 Referendum 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

YES 1 SB 3 (Chapter 365, Statutes of 2017), Beall. Veterans and Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018.
YES 2 AB 1827 (Chapter 41, Statutes of 2018), Committee on Budget. No Place Like Home Act of 2018.
NO 3 Authorizes Bonds to Fund Projects for Water Supply and Quality, Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Water Conveyance, and Groundwater Sustainability and Storage. Initiative Statute.
YES 4 Authorizes Bonds Funding Construction at Hospitals Providing Children’s Health Care. Initiative Statute.
NO 5 Changes Requirements for Certain Property Owners to Transfer Their Property Tax Base to Replacement Property. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
NO 6 Eliminates 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.
NO 7 AB 807 (Chapter 60, Statutes of 2018), Chu. Daylight saving time.
NO 8 Authorizes State Regulation of Kidney Dialysis Clinics. Limits Charges for Patient Care. Initiative Statute.
YES 10 Expands Local Governments’ Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property. Initiative Statute.
NO 11 Requires Private-Sector Emergency Ambulance Employees to Remain on Call During Work Breaks. Changes Other Conditions of Employment. Initiative Statute.
YES 12 Establishes New Standards for Confinement of Certain Farm Animals; Bans Sale of Certain Non-Complying Products. Initiative Statute.

2016

State Ballot Measures

NO 51 School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities. Initiative Statutory Amendment.
YES 52 State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds. Initiative Statutory and Constitutional Amendment.
NO 53 Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
YES 54 Legislature. Legislation and Proceedings. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES 55 Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
YES 56 Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES 57 Criminal Sentences. Juvenile Criminal Proceedings and Sentencing. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES 58 English language education.
YES 59 Campaign finance: voter instruction.
NO 60 Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements. Initiative Statute.
NO 61 State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards. Initiative Statute.
YES 62 Death Penalty. Initiative Statute.
YES 63 Firearms. Ammunition Sales. Initiative Statute.
YES 64 Marijuana Legalization. Initiative Statute.
NO 65 Carry-Out Bags. Charges. Initiative Statute.
NO 66 Death Penalty. Procedures. Initiative Statute.
YES 67 Referendum to Overturn Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags.

Local Ballot Measures

YES A Yes on A for Affordable Housing
YES B Countywide Transportation Measure
YES E Opportunity to Work
NO M Sunnyvale Public Lands Act
YES N UUT Modernization Measure
YES V Mountain View Tenants Coalition Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act