California Ballot Propositions Recommendations

for the Tuesday November 3rd, 2020 General Election

Todays date: Thursday October 01 2020, 04:46 am
Vote Check

Organizations:

Propositions

(listed approx. liberal to conservative)

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

The California Democratic Party

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

 

Yes

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

No

Yes

No

Yes

 

Yes

San Francisco Green Party

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Peace & Freedom Party

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

California Labor Federation

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

 

No

Yes

 

Yes

California League of Conservation Voters

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

No

Yes

 

 

 

Yes

American Association of University Women

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

Yes

California Nurses Association

 

Yes

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

Yes

No

 

No

Yes

League of Women Voters Of California

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

 

 

 

No

Yes

Friends Committee on Legislation of California

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

California Parent Teacher Association

 

Yes

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sierra Club of California

 

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

No

 

 

Yes

California Federation of Teachers

 

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

No

 

 

Yes

California Teachers Association

 

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

No

 

No

 

 

Yes

California State Association of Counties

 

 

Yes

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

California Manufacturers & Technology

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

California Taxpayers Association

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

California Chamber of Commerce

 

No

 

 

 

 

Yes

No

Yes

 

 

 

Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

No

No

 

 

No

No

 

No

Yes

 

No

No

California Republican Party

No

No

No

No

No

 

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

Brief Ballot Propositions Descriptions

Proposition 14:
Authorizes bonds to continue funding stem cell and other medical research.
Proposition 15:
Changes tax assessment of commercial and industrial property, increasing funding for public schools, community colleges and local government services.
Proposition 16:
Repeals Proposition 209 Affirmative Action Amendment thus allowing state and local entities to consider race, sex, color, ethnicity & national origin in public education, employment & contracting.
Proposition 17:
Restores right to vote for persons on parole.
Proposition 18:
Allows voting in primary elections for 17-year-olds who will be 18 by the next general election.
Proposition 19:
Increases ability of seniors & other eligible homeowners to transfer tax assessments. Requires inherited homes that are not primary residences to be reassessed at market value. Net revenue goes to wildfire agencies & counties.
Proposition 20:
Restricts parole for non-violent offenders. Authorizes felony sentences for certain offenses currently treated only as misdemeanors.
Proposition 21:
Expands local government's authority to enact rent control on residential property.
Proposition 22:
Defines app-based transportation and delivery drivers as independent contractors and adopts labor and wage policies specific to app-based drivers and companies.
Proposition 23:
Authorizes state regulation of kidney dialysis clinics and establishes minimum staffing and other requirements.
Proposition 24:
Expands consumer privacy laws.
Proposition 25:
Referendum to overturn a 2018 law that replaced money bail system with a system based on public safety risk.

Some more helpful info can be found at

Smart Voter

More organizations were invited to participate but did not reply.
The above chart is updated and available on-line at: http://www.ElectionInfo.org
Compiled by Nancy Severy. Feedback appreciated at nansev@mcn.org
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