Ballot Guide

November 6, 2012 Ballot Prop. 33

Proposition 33: Auto Insurance Prices Official Results

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

Yes votes: 5,510,281 (45%) No votes: 6,737,570 (55%)

Prop. 33 would change state law to allow insurance companies to set prices based on whether the driver previously carried auto insurance with any insurance company. Companies would be allowed to give discounts to drivers who had prior coverage. Drivers who have not had continuous coverage could be charged at higher...

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 6, 2012 Ballot Prop. 31

Proposition 31: State Budget Official Results

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

Yes votes: 3,514,565 (33.0%)

No votes: 7,129,033 (67.0%)

Proposition 31 establishes a two-year state budget, and changes certain fiscal responsibilities of the Governor and the Legislature. State and local budgeting and oversight procedures would be changed. Local governments that create plans to coordinate services would receive funding from the state and could...

November 6, 2012 Ballot Prop. 30

Proposition 30: Temporary Taxes to Fund State Programs Official Results

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

Yes votes: 7,014,114 (55.4%) No votes: 5,653,636 (44.6%)

Proposition 30 temporarily increases the state sales tax rate and the personal income tax rates for taxpayers with incomes above a certain level. The revenues generated would be used to fund schools and public safety programs. The state’s 2012-13 budget plan—approved by the Governor and the...

June 3, 2014 Ballot Prop. 41

Proposition 41: Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act Official Results

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

Yes votes: 2,328,377 (65.3%) No votes: 1,236,276 (34.7%)

Proposition 41 would enact the enact the Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act of 2014 to authorize $600 million in bonds to provide multifamily housing to homeless veterans and their families as well as those at risk of becoming homeless. Money from the general fund would...

June 3, 2014 Ballot Prop. 42

Proposition 42: Public Information Official Results

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

Yes votes: 2,126,079 (61.9%) No votes: 1,309,953 (38.1%)

Proposition 42 would require local government agencies, including cities, counties, and school districts, to comply with specified state laws providing for public access to meetings of local government bodies and records of government officials. It would eliminate the current state requirement that the state...

November 4, 2014 Ballot Prop. 48

Proposition 48: Indian Gaming 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: 2,702,157 (39.0%) No votes: 4,219,881 (61.0%)

Proposition 48 would ratify gaming compacts between California and two Native American tribes: the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, and the Wiyot Tribe. A "yes" vote on the measure would uphold contested legislation AB 277 which was enacted by the State Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry...

November 4, 2014 Ballot Prop. 46

Proposition 46: Drug and Alcohol Testing of Doctors. Medical Negligence Lawsuits Official Results

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

Yes votes: 2,376,817 (33.2%) No votes: 4,774,364 (66.8%)

(Proposition 46 will increase the state's cap on medical negligence lawsuits from $250,000 to over $1 million. All doctors would receive drug and alcohol testing with the results reported to the California Medical Board. The Medical Board would be required to...

November 4, 2014 Ballot Prop. 47

Proposition 47: Criminal Sentences. Misdemeanor Penalties. Official Results

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

Yes votes: 4,238,156 (59.6%) No votes: 2,871,943 (40.4%)

Proposition 47 would alter the law by requring misdemeanor sentences insted of felonies for certain non-serious crimes. Persons now serving felony sentences for these crimes would be resentenced unless court can articulate unreasonable safety risks. Persons with a previous confiction for...

November 4, 2014 Ballot Prop. 45

Proposition 45: Health Insurance Rate Changes Official Results

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

Yes votes: 2,917,882 (41.1%) No votes: 4,184,416 (58.9%)

Proposition 45 would expand the regulation of health insurace rates in California. Changes to rates or anything effecting the charges associated with health insurance would require California Insurance Commissioner approval. Rate changes would require public notice, disclosure, a hearing, and...