Sixteen (16) statewide ballot propositions were certified for the ballot in California for elections in 2018.
Eleven (11) of the ballot propositions were certified for the election on November 6, 2018; six were approved and five were defeated.
How many propositions does California have?
In elections with more than 13 propositions, the average number of propositions on the ballot per election during the period, voters rejected 44 percent of propositions.
Does California offer initiatives or referenda?
In California, a ballot proposition can be a referendum or an initiative measure that is submitted to the electorate for a direct decision or direct vote (or plebiscite). Measures can be placed on the ballot either by the California State Legislature or via a petition signed by registered voters.
What does Prop 3 mean?
State of California. Proposition 3 — Water Bonds Initiative Statute – Majority Approval Required.
What is the dialysis proposition in California?
Proposition 8 is opposed by thousands of health care professionals and dialysis patients across California including the American Nurses Association\California, California Medical Association, and the American College of Emergency Physicians, California Chapter because it jeopardizes access to care for 66,000 patients
Who won the election in California?
California Election Results. At the top of the ticket, Gavin Newsom won the race to replace Governor Jerry Brown. The Democrat, who is the state’s Lieutenant Governor, defeated his Republican opponent, John Cox, without difficulty.
How do propositions work in California?
In addition to voting on candidates, California voters are often asked to vote on new laws called “ballot measures.” 433,971 voter signatures (or 694,354 if the proposition would change the State Constitution) are needed to qualify the proposition to go before voters in a statewide election.
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