2018 State Propositions

California has 11 State Propositions on the November 2018 ballot. We encourage all voters to begin the process of learning about each proposition's purpose and potential future impact. We've provided a brief explanation of each proposition and a link to Ballotpedia which provides further details on the Pro & Cons of each proposition and its supporters.

LWVSSMC will also be hosting Pro & Con Presentations on the Propostions in the coming months. Dates will be posted as they are confirmed.

2018 Pro & Con Videos

Proposition 1
Bond Measure

Housing Programs and Veterans' Loans

Issues $4 billion in bonds for housing programs and veterans' home loans.
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Proposition 2 
Bond Measure

Use Millionaire's Tax Revenue for Homelessness Prevention Housing

Authorizes state to use revenue from millionaire's tax for $2 billion in bonds for homelessness prevention housing
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Proposition 3
Bond Measure

California Water Infrastructure and Watershed Conservation

Issues $8.877 billion in bonds for water-related infrastructure and environmental projects
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Proposition 4
Bond Measure

Children's Hospitals

Issues $1.5 billion in bonds for children's hospitals
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Proposition 5
Homeowners Tax Revision

Property Tax Transfer

Revises process for homebuyers who are age 55 or older or severely disabled to transfer their tax assessments
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Proposition 6
Fuel Tax Repeal

Voter Approval for Future Gas and Vehicle Taxes and 2017 Tax Repeal

Repeals 2017's fuel tax and vehicle fee increases and requires public vote on future increases
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Proposition 7
Day Light Savings Time
Permanent Daylight Saving Time

Authorizes legislature to provide for permanent daylight saving time if federal government allows
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Proposition 8
Limits on Dialysis Clinics' Revenue and Required Refunds

Requires dialysis clinics to issue refunds for revenue above a certain amount
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Proposition 10

Local Rent Control

Allows local governments to regulate rent
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Proposition 11
Ambulance Employees Paid On-Call Breaks, Training, and Mental Health Services

Allow ambulance providers to require workers to remain on-call during breaks paid
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Proposition 12
Farm Animal Confinement

Bans sale of meat from animals confined in spaces below specific sizes
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