State Ballot Measures

About the State Propositions on the November 6, 2018 Ballot

Dates for Pro-ConsTo review the list of all 11 Propositions on the ballot November 6, 2018 - scroll down
To watch a video about the Propositions:

  • Video of Pros & Cons presentation  and a pdf of the  related slides 
    • In this presentation Michael Lusk, Voter Service Director of the League Of Women Voters Cupertino-Sunnyvale, discusses and analyzes the Pros and Cons of the California November 2018 ballot measures. This program was produced by volunteers from the Cupertino Senior Center and aired on KMVT15 Community Media.
    • Another Pros & Cons Video - October 24 version
  • Video of Pros & Cons by LWV of Los Altos Mountain View

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The 11 Propositions on the November ballot are:

Proposition #

Type

Initiated by

Subject

Description

1

Bond

Legislature

Bonds

Veterans and Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018 would authorize up to  $4 Billion in bonds for affordable housing programs and veterans' home loans

2

Law

Legislature

Bonds

No Place Like Home Act of 2018 would allow the state to use up to $2 Billion of money that was raised in a previous mental-health bond measure (63) to be used for housing for persons with serious mental illness who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. 

3

Law,
 added to the state
Water Code

Citizens

Bonds

Water Supply and Water Quality Act of 2018 would allow the state to sell up to $8.877 Billion in bonds for a variety  of water and environmental projects

4

Law

Citizens

Bonds

Children's Hospital Bond Act of 2018 would allow the state to sell up to $1.5 Billion in new bonds to be used for improvement projects for specifically defined children's hospitals

5

Constitutional Amendment 
AND 
Law

Citizens

Taxes

People's Initiative to Protect Proposition 13 Savings would amend the California constitution to allow property owners who are over 55 or severely disabled to transfer the base property tax value of their current home to a replacement dwelling, purchased  within the same county, of equal or lesser value 

6

Several Laws
and a 
Constitutional Amendment

Citizens

Taxes

constitutional amendment that would require a statewide public vote on every extension or increase in fuel taxes or vehicle fees, retroactive to January 1, 2017, and a freeze on related laws passed after 1/1/2017 until a general election vote can occur.

7

Law

Legislature

Time

Repeals the 1949 Daylight Saving Time Act, would accept the current Federal Daylight-Saving begin and end dates,  but would encourage the state legislature to provide for a year-round permanent Daylight-Saving Time if Federal law ever changes to allow it.

8

Law

Citizens

Healthcare

Fair Pricing for Dialysis Act  would require dialysis clinics to calculate if their fees included unfair excess charges and, if so, issue rebates to payers and pay the state a penalty of 5% of those excess charges

9

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Removed from the ballot by order of the California Supreme Court

10

Law

Citizens

Housing

Affordable Housing Act  would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, and allow local governments greater flexibility to set rent control policies, while supporting a landlord's right to a fair rate of return.

11

Law

Citizens

Labor

Emergency Ambulance Employee Safety and Preparedness Act  would require ambulance providers to supply annual training and regular paid breaks for workers and would require ambulance workers to remain on call during breaks.

12

Law

Citizens

Animals

Would amend the Prevention of Cruelty to Farm Animals Act to extend the definition of 'confined in a cruel manner' and would prohibit the sale of veal, pork, whole eggs, or liquid eggs from any animal that was confined in the defined  cruel manner. 

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But, we do take positions on issues.

 
Once we have studied an issue and taken a position, we take action and advocate for or against particular policies or laws related to that issue. If we do not have a studied position on an isssue, we will not make a recommendation.
 

For November 6, 2018, we have recommendations about seven of the eleven Propositions on our state ballot.