Politics

Election 2014 propositions: A guide to California's statewide ballot measures

Photo shows the stickers given to newly naturalized American citizens after they registered to vote.
Photo shows the stickers given to newly naturalized American citizens after they registered to vote.
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California voters will decide on six statewide ballot measures on November 4.

The proposals include new state oversight of health insurance rates, Indian gaming compacts, doctor drug testing, criminal sentencing, a water bond, and the state’s rainy day fund.

We’ve put together a series of FAQs to help you understand what each one means for the state, who’s behind it and how much money’s being spent to support or defeat it at the polls.

Feel free to share, discuss and let us know whether you support or oppose each measure at the links below. And to help your make life easier at the ballot box, don’t forget to check out our printable voter guide.

Proposition FAQs