Ballot Measures

California Ballot Propositions

These guides provide you with concise descriptions of ballot measures including non-partisan analyses, official voter information, background materials, pro-and-con websites, newspaper articles and editorials, opinion polls, political endorsements, and financial-contribution records. See our Ballot Initiative Endorsements page for positions on the propositions by major organizations. The Official Voter Guide is available from the Secretary of State.

Final election results are included on the individual Proposition pages.

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Reform Coming to the Ballot in November

After Californians vote on Propositions 14 and 15 on June 8th, they can look ahead to the November ballot for more opportunities to change the way our state government works. Click here to read more about the reform initiatives that could qualify or have already qualified for the November ballot.

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Sec. of State News Updates

SACRAMENTO - As early as today, county elections officials may begin mailing June 3 primary election ballots to California voters serving in the armed forces or living abroad.
SACRAMENTO - Secretary of State Debra Bowen today published the certified list of candidates who will appear on June 3, 2014, Statewide Direct Primary Election ballots.
SACRAMENTO - Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced the proponent of a new initiative may begin collecting petition signatures for his measure.

The Ballot Measures resources are collected and edited by the staff of the Institute of Governmental Studies Library at UC Berkeley. An archive of information on propositions from past elections is also available.


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