There will be 11 separate initiatives on the California ballot on Tuesday, as any California voter who’s been watching TV knows. Some of the advertising on these initiatives is absurd. Most of it from both sides of the aisle focuses on a single point – sometimes a misleading one – as if the voters are morons who can’t string more than one thought together. Herewith, a slightly more in-depth treatment. (Prop. 30 is the only one that runs long.)
Bonus features: (a) a printable crib sheet to remind you which way you want to vote on each measure. (b) Link to the full texts of the propositions at the California Secretary of State website.
Proposition 30. Better known as “Hand over the cash or we kill the schools,” Continue reading “Guide to the California propositions, 6 November 2012 general election; UPDATE: Results”