California Ballot Measures

State
Year
Issue Category

Abortion

Agriculture and Food

Animals and Wildlife

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Business and Consumers

Campaign Finance and Elections

Constitution

Date State Title Outcome
2/05 CA Proposition 93: Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Failed 2/05 CA Proposition 91: Transportation Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 8: Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/04 CA Proposition 11: Redistricting. Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Passed 11/04 CA Proposition 4: Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy. Constitutional Amendment. Failed 6/08 CA Proposition 16: Imposes New Two-Thirds Voter Approval Requirement For Local Public Electricity Providers. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Failed 6/08 CA Proposition 13: Limits On Property Tax Assessment. Seismic Retrofitting Of Existing Buildings. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/02 CA Proposition 22: Prohibits the State from Borrowing or Taking Funds Used for Transportation, Redevelopment, or Local Government Projects and Services. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/02 CA Proposition 20: Redistricting of Congressional Districts. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/02 CA Proposition 26: Requires that Certain State and Local Fees be Approved by Two-Thirds Vote. Fees Include Those that Address Adverse Impacts on Society or the Environment Caused by the Fee-Payer's Business. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 6/03 CA Proposition 42: Public Records. Open Meetings. State Reimbursement to Local Agencies. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/04 CA Proposition 2: State Budget. Budget Stabilization Account. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 6/07 CA Proposition 50: Suspension of Legislators Passed 11/08 CA SB 254: An Act to Submit to the Voters a Voter Instruction Relating to Campaign Finance, Calling an Election, to Take Effect Immediately Pending 11/08 CA : State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds. Initiative Statutory and Constitutional Amendment. Pending 11/08 CA : California Legislature Transparency Act Pending 11/08 CA Proposition 63: The Safety for All Act of 2016 Pending 11/08 CA Proposition 65: Environmental Fee Protection Act Pending 11/08 CA Proposition 64: Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act Pending 11/08 CA Proposition 57: The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016 Pending 11/08 CA Proposition 66: Death Penalty Reform and Savings Act of 2016 Pending 11/08 CA Proposition 53: No Blank Checks Initiative Pending

Crime

Death Penalty

Drugs

Education

Energy

Entitlements and the Safety Net

Environment

Executive Branch

Federal, State and Local Relations

Finance and Banking

Food Processing and Sales

Gambling and Gaming

Government Budget and Spending

Date State Title Outcome
2/05 CA Proposition 92: Community Colleges. Funding. Governance. Fees. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed 6/03 CA Proposition 98: Government Acquisition, Regulation of Private Property. Constitutional Amendment. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 6: Criminal Penalties and Laws. Public Safety Funding. Statute. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 12: Veterans' Bond Act of 2008 Passed 5/19 CA Proposition 1B: Education Funding. Payment Plan. Failed 5/19 CA Proposition 1F: Elected Officials' Salaries. Prevents Pay Increases During Budget Deficit Years. Passed 5/19 CA Proposition 1C: Lottery Modernization Act. Failed 5/19 CA Proposition 1E: Mental Health Services Funding. Temporary Reallocation. Helps Balance State Budget. Failed 5/19 CA Proposition 1A: Stabilizes State Budget. Reforms California Budget Process. Limits State Spending. Increases "Rainy Day" Budget Stabilization Fund. Failed 11/02 CA Proposition 25: Changes Legislative Vote Requirement to Pass Budget and Budget-Related Legislation from Two-Thirds to a Simple Majority. Retains Two-Thirds Vote Requirement for Taxes. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/02 CA Proposition 22: Prohibits the State from Borrowing or Taking Funds Used for Transportation, Redevelopment, or Local Government Projects and Services. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 30: Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/06 CA Proposition 31: State Budget. State and Local Government. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed 11/06 CA Proposition 34: Death Penalty. Initiative Statute. Failed 11/04 CA Proposition 1: Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 Passed 11/04 CA Proposition 2: State Budget. Budget Stabilization Account. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed 11/08 CA Proposition 53: No Blank Checks Initiative Pending 11/08 CA Proposition 51: School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities. Initiative Statutory Amendment. Pending

Government Operations

Guns

Health and Health Care

Health Insurance

Higher Education

Housing and Property

Indigenous Peoples

Infrastructure

Judicial Branch

K-12 Education

Labor Unions

Legal

Legislative Branch

Marijuana Legalization

Marriage, Family, and Children

Minors and Children

Oil and Gas

Science

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Taxes

Transportation

Unemployed and Low-Income

Veterans

Women

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