Official Results
Yes votes:
8,607,266 [65.4%]
No votes:
4,559,903 [34.6%]

Proponents of Proposition 54 believe the measure will help increase transparency of government in the state. They say that it will help combat special interests who benefit from closed legislative meetings and lack of awareness of legislative action.
 

For more information on this proposition, including voter resources, in-depth analysis, and endorsements, please see the California Choices web site.

Pro

Proponents of Proposition 54 believe the measure will help increase transparency of government in the state. They say that it will help combat special interests who benefit from closed legislative meetings and lack of awareness of legislative action.

Con

Opponents of Proposition 54 believe that the measure complicates the process legislators use to pass bills. They say it will significantly slow down legislative action on pressing issues. They claim the 72 hour waiting period will give special interests time to launch attacks on bipartisan compromises.