- Proposition 51
Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities.
55.2% Yes votes ......
44.8% No votes
Authorizes $9 billion in general obligation bonds for new construction and modernization of K-12 public school facilities; charter schools and vocational education facilities; and California Community Colleges facilities.
- Proposition 52
State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds.
70.1% Yes votes ......
29.9% No votes
This proposition is both an Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. It extends indefinitely an existing statute that imposes fees on hospitals to fund Medi-Cal health care services, care for uninsured patients, and children’s health coverage.
- Proposition 53
Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval.
49.4% Yes votes ......
50.6% No votes
Requires statewide voter approval before any revenue bonds can be issued or sold by the state for certain projects if the bond amount exceeds $2 billion.
- Proposition 54
Legislation and Proceedings. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
65.4% Yes votes ......
34.6% No votes
This proposition prohibits the Legislature from passing any bill unless published on the Internet for 72 hours before a vote; requires the Legislature to record its proceedings and post them on the Internet; and it authorizes the use of recordings.
- Proposition 55
Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare.
63.3% Yes votes ......
36.7% No votes
Extends by twelve years the temporary personal income tax increases enacted in 2012 on earnings over $250,000, with revenues allocated to K-12 schools, California Community Colleges, and, in certain years, healthcare.
- Proposition 56
Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement.
64.4% Yes votes ......
35.6% No votes
This proposition increases cigarette tax by $2.00 per pack, with equivalent increase on other tobacco products and electronic cigarettes containing nicotine.
- Proposition 57
Juvenile Criminal Proceedings and Sentencing.
64.5% Yes votes ......
35.5% No votes
This proposition is both an Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. It allows parole consideration for nonviolent felons; authorizes sentence credits for rehabilitation, good behavior, and education; and provides that a juvenile court judge decides whether a juvenile will be prosecuted as adult.
- Proposition 58
English Proficiency. Multilingual Education.
73.5% Yes votes ......
26.5% No votes
Preserves requirement that public schools ensure students obtain English language proficiency. Requires school districts to solicit parent/community input in developing language acquisition programs. Requires instruction to ensure English acquisition as rapidly and effectively as possible. Authorizes school districts to establish dual-language immersion programs for both native and non-native English speakers.
- Proposition 59
Corporations. Political Spending. Federal Constitutional Protections.
53.2% Yes votes ......
46.8% No votes
Asks whether California’s elected officials should use their authority to propose and ratify an amendment to the federal Constitution overturning the United States Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Citizens United ruled that laws placing certain limits on political spending by corporations and unions are unconstitutional.
- Proposition 60
Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements.
46.3% Yes votes ......
53.7% No votes
Requires adult film performers to use condoms during filming of sexual intercourse. Requires producers to pay for performer vaccinations, testing, and medical examinations. Requires producers to post condom requirement at film sites.
- Proposition 61
State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards.
46.8% Yes votes ......
53.2% No votes
Prohibits state from buying any prescription drug from a drug manufacturer at price over lowest price paid for the drug by United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Exempts managed care programs funded through Medi-Cal.
- Proposition 62
46.8% Yes votes ......
53.2% No votes
Repeals death penalty and replaces it with life imprisonment without possibility of parole. Applies retroactively to existing death sentences. Increases the portion of life inmates’ wages that may be applied to victim restitution.
- Proposition 63
Firearms. Ammunition Sales.
63.1% Yes votes ......
36.9% No votes
Requires background check and Department of Justice authorization to purchase ammunition. Prohibits possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines. Establishes procedures for enforcing laws prohibiting firearm possession by specified persons. Requires Department of Justice’s participation in federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System.
- Proposition 64
57.1% Yes votes ......
42.9% No votes
Legalizes marijuana under state law, for use by adults 21 or older. Imposes state taxes on sales and cultivation. Provides for industry licensing and establishes standards for marijuana products. Allows local regulation and taxation.
- Proposition 65
Carry-Out Bags. Charges.
46.1% Yes votes ......
53.9% No votes
Redirects money collected by grocery and certain other retail stores through mandated sale of carryout bags. Requires stores to deposit bag sale proceeds into a special fund to support specified environmental projects.
- Proposition 66
Death Penalty. Procedures.
51.1% Yes votes ......
48.9% No votes
Changes procedures governing state court challenges to death sentences. Designates superior court for initial petitions and limits successive petitions. Requires appointed attorneys who take noncapital appeals to accept death penalty appeals. Exempts prison officials from existing regulation process for developing execution methods.
- Proposition 67
Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags.
53.3% Yes votes ......
46.7% No votes
A "Yes" vote approves, and a "No" vote rejects, a statute that prohibits grocery and other stores from providing customers single-use plastic or paper carryout bags but permits sale of recycled paper bags and reusable bags.