State Ballot Measures

State Propositions on the November 6, 2018 Ballot

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Scroll down to see the list of 11 Propositions on the Ballot November 6, 2018,

 

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The Pros & Cons is a nonpartisan explanation of California state ballot measures with information, including supporting and opposing arguments, compiled by the California League of Women Voters. The arguments come from many sources and are not limited to those presented in the state's Official Voter Information Guide. 

Leagues, including the Cupertino-Sunnyvale League, provide live presentations of the Pros and Cons of each ballot measure. 

Online Access

At cavotes.org you can find links to online and downloadable  versions of the Pros&Cons that provide information for each proposition, including: 

  • The Question
  • The Situation
  • The Proposal
  • The Fiscal Effect
  • What a YES or NO Vote Means
  • What Supporters Say
  • What Opponents Say
  • Links to Official Support & Opposition Sites

 

 

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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 housing programs and veterans' home loans

2

Law

Legislature

Bonds

No Place Like Home Act of 2018 would authorize up to $2 Billion in bonds for housing for persons with serious mental illness who are at risk of chronic homelessness

3

Law

Citizens

Bonds

Water Supply and Water Quality Act of 2018 would authorize up to 
$8.877 Billion in bonds for water-related infrastructure and environmental projects

4

Law

Citizens

Bonds

Children's Hospital Bond Act of 2018 would authorize up to $1.5 Billion in bonds for capital improvement projects for 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, within the same county, of equal or lesser value 

6

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

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 to 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 would 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 an animal that was confined in a cruel manner 

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