Pleasanton Weekly

Cover Story - November 5, 2010

State propositions

For vote numbers and percentages, go to http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/ballot-measures/

* NO -- Proposition 19, formally known as the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010, to allow people 21 or older to "possess, cultivate or transport" marijuana.

* YES -- Proposition 20, to remove the state Legislature from the process of drawing up Congressional districts and place the responsibility with the Citizens Redistricting Commission.

* NO -- Proposition 21, to place $18 annual surcharge on all vehicles registered after Jan. 1 for State Parks and Wildlife Conservation Trust Fund.

* YES -- Proposition 22, to stop state from borrowing or redirecting funds from cities, counties and special districts in order to shore up holes in California's general fund.

* NO -- Proposition 23, to suspend "global warming solution" law until statewide unemployment rate drops to 5.5% or less for four consecutive quarters.

* NO -- Proposition 24, to repeal recently passed legislation that would allow businesses to lower their liability tax.

* YES -- Proposition 25, to reduce the two-thirds threshold required in both the Assembly and state Senate to pass a budget, to a simple majority vote.

* YES -- Proposition 26 to require that certain state and local fees be approved by a two-thirds vote of the responsible governing body.

* NO -- Proposition 27 to dissolve the Citizens Redistricting Commission and place the responsibility of drawing districts for both state and national office back into the hands of the Legislature.

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