LAist on the Propositions and Other Voter Guides

LAist and the November election
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Whether you're sitting in front of your absentee ballot or you're readying yourself for voting in person on November, you're looking at national and local elections as well as a slew of California ballot propositions — 12 to be exact. Well, over the course of this election cycle, LAist writers have posted about 10 of the 12 propositions. We present to you our posts on each proposition, for a more empowered decision on your part. In addition, we provide links to several voter guides put together by California organizations, for your perusal.

  • Proposition 1A — California High Speed Rail Bond. S.B. 1856.

  • Proposition 2 — Treatment of Farm Animals. Statute.

  • Proposition 3 — Childrens' Hospital Bond Act.Grant Program. Initiative Statute.

  • Proposition 4 — Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy. Constitutional Amendment. (third attempt at Proposition 73)

  • Proposition 5 — Nonviolent Offenders. Sentencing, Parole and Rehabilitation. Statute.

  • Proposition 6 -- Criminal Penalties and Laws. Public Safety Funding. Statute.

  • Proposition 7 -- Renewable Energy. Statute.

  • Proposition 8 -- Eliminates Right of Same-sex Couples to Marry. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

  • Proposition 9 -- Criminal Justice System. Victims' Rights. Parole. Constitutional Amendment and Statute.

  • Proposition 10 -- Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Renewable Energy. Statute.

  • Proposition 11 -- Redistricting. Constitutional Amendment and Statute.

  • Proposition 12 -- Veterans Bond Act of 2008.

Voter Guides:

And from the comments, here's a wonderful spreadsheet of endorsements by numerous California newspapers, parties and organizations. It's quite comprehensive. Thanks shermanway!

Feel free to add other voter guides or endorsements in the comments.

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