Debra Bowen, California Secretary of State
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 9, 2012
CONTACT: Nicole Winger, (916) 653-6575
SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Debra Bowen today assigned proposition numbers to the 11 measures set to appear on the November 6 General Election ballot. The propositions will also appear in the Secretary’s Official Voter Information Guide. The November list of ballot measures includes one referendum and 10 initiatives. The measures – with titles written by the California Attorney General – are listed below.
Proposition 30 Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Proposition 31 State Budget. State and Local Government. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Proposition 32 Prohibits Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction. Prohibitions on Contributions to Candidates. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 33 Changes Law to Allow Auto Insurance Companies to Set Prices Based on a Driver’s History of Insurance Coverage. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 34 Death Penalty Repeal. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 35 Human Trafficking. Penalties. Sex Offender Registration. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 36 Three Strikes Law. Sentencing for Repeat Felony Offenders. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 37 Genetically Engineered Foods. Mandatory Labeling. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 38 Tax for Education and Early Childhood Programs. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 39 Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses. Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 40 Redistricting. State Senate Districts. Referendum.
For more information on ballot measures, candidate filing requirements and election deadlines, go to www.sos.ca.gov/elections/2012-elections/nov-general.
To view past state voter guides, go to www.sos.ca.gov/elections/ballot-measures/voterinformation-guides.htm.
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