California has several ballot initiatives to consider on Nov. 4, some controversial and some not so controversial. We’ll talk with McGeorge Law Professor Mary-Beth Moylan who teaches election law and the initiative process about what they all mean and how they affect Californians.
- Secretary of State: Ballot Measures
- California Initiative Forum: Pacific McGeorge School of Law - Oct. 14
- Under The Dome
- Drugs and Damagers: A Debate About CA's Proposition 46 - Oct. 1
- California Initiative Review
CapRadio Proposition Stories
Opponents of two medical-related ballot measures have have spent more than $55 million.
Tens of millions of dollars are being spent on the Proposition 46 campaign -- and physicians groups and attorneys are at odds over it
A measure on the November ballot would give California’s elected insurance commissioner power to reject health insurance premium increases for people in individual and small group plans. The policy change would be more complicated than it seems.
California Governor Jerry Brown has produced his first campaign ads of the season, but they’re not for his own reelection campaign.
Proposition 2 on California’s November ballot would create a state budget reserve. The measure itself isn't nearly as controversial as a new state law that’s tied to its approval.
On November 4th, California voters will decide the fate of a $7.5 billion bond intended to improve the state’s water system. Proposition 1 is one of the most closely watched measures on the ballot. But it has divided some environmental groups.
A measure on the California November ballot would reduce some drug possession and theft-related felony crimes to misdemeanors. Proponents say it would reduce prison overcrowding and prison costs. Opponents say it would put dangerous criminals back on the streets and overcrowd local jails.