Ballot Guide

November 6, 2018 Ballot Prop. 12

Proposition 12: Improve Conditions for Farm Animals Official Results

Available once the California Secretary of State has certified the election. This can take up to 3 weeks or more.

Yes votes: 7,551,434 (62.7%)

No votes: 4,499,702 (37.3%)

Proposition 12 would ban meat and eggs sales from calve, pigs, or hens raised in pens smaller than a spcified number of feet. Specifically, hens could not be raised in pens with less than 1 foot of floor space. Pigs could not be raised in pens with less than 24 feet of floor space. And calves could...

February 5, 2008 Ballot Prop. 94

Proposition 94: Tribal Compacts Official Results

Available once the California Secretary of State has certified the election. This can take up to 3 weeks or more.

Yes votes: 4,812,313 (55.6%) No votes: 3,848,998 (44.4%) Overview

Propositions 94–97 are referendums on four recent governor-approved Indian gaming compacts. If the propositions pass, compacts for the Agua Caliente, the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation, the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians, and the Morongo Band of Mission Indians will go into effect. If rejected, the four...

November 8, 2016 Ballot Prop. 63

Proposition 63: Large Capacity Ammunition Magazine Ban Official Results

Available once the California Secretary of State has certified the election. This can take up to 3 weeks or more.

Yes votes: 8,663,159 (63.1%) No votes: 5,070,772 (36.9%)

Requires background check and Department of Justice authorization to purchase ammunition. Prohibits possession of large–capacity ammunition magazines. Establishes procedures for enforcing laws prohibiting firearm possession by specified persons. Requires Department of Justice's participation in...

November 8, 2005 Ballot Prop. 80

Proposition 80: Electricity Regulation Official Results

Available once the California Secretary of State has certified the election. This can take up to 3 weeks or more.

Yes votes: 2,580,536 (34.4%) No votes: 4,920,679 (65.6%) Introduction

This initiative repeals key provisions of the 1996 electricity deregulation and restores authority to regulate rates to the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC). In addition it requires that 20 percent of electricity be from renewable sources by 2010

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November 6, 2012 Ballot Prop. 32

Proposition 32: Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction Official Results

Available once the California Secretary of State has certified the election. This can take up to 3 weeks or more.

Yes votes: 5,400,218 (43.4%) No votes: 7,043,915 (56.6%)

Proposition 32 prohibits unions, corporations, and government contractors from using payroll-deducted funds for political purposes. It prohibits union and corporate contributions to candidates and their committees, and government contractor contributions to elected officers or their...

November 2, 2004 Ballot Prop. 72

Proposition 72: Health Care Coverage Official Results

Available once the California Secretary of State has certified the election. This can take up to 3 weeks or more.

Yes votes: 5,709,500 (49.1%) No votes: 5,889,936 (50.8%) Introduction

The November 2004 election ballot includes Proposition 72: Health Care Coverage, a referendum on the Health Insurance Act of 2003 (SB2) passed by the legislature and Governor Gray...

November 2, 2010 Ballot Prop. 24

Proposition 24: Eliminates three business tax provisions Official Results

Available once the California Secretary of State has certified the election. This can take up to 3 weeks or more.

Yes votes: 3,947,502 (49.1%) No votes: 5,470,477 (58.1%)

Three business tax provisions would return to what they were before 2008 and 2009 law changes. Businesses would be less able to deduct losses in one year against income in other years, multistate businesses would have their California income determined differently, and businesses would not be...

November 3, 2020 Ballot Prop. 17

Proposition 17: Voting Rights for People on Parole Official Results

Available once the California Secretary of State has certified the election. This can take up to 3 weeks or more.

Yes votes: 9,985,065 (58.6%)

No votes: 7,068,706 (41.4%)

Currently, the California Constitution disqualifies people with felonies from voting until their imprisonment and parole are completed. Proposition 17 alters the State Constitution to allow people on state parole to register to vote, thereby allowing them to vote. As current state law allows registered voters to...