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Proposition 66 Passed -- Now What For Jerry Brown?

AP Photo / Eric Risberg

A guard stands watch over the east block of death row at San Quentin State Prison Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, in San Quentin, Calif.

AP Photo / Eric Risberg

California voters passed Proposition 66, which would reform and ultimately expedite the death penalty process, by a narrow margin.

Its passing presents a moral quandary for Gov. Jerry Brown.

He’s been outspokenly opposed to the death penalty in his time as governor, attorney general and during his presidential campaign.

Will Governor Brown have to act on Prop. 66 or can he avoid executing any inmates sitting on death row?

CALmatters Reporter Laurel Rosenhall has some analysis, she joins us on Insight. 

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