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State of California November 4, 2014 Election
Directory of California State Propositions
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Proposition 1. Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 -- State of California (Bond Measure - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 4,771,350 / 67.1% Yes votes ...... 2,336,676 / 32.9% No votes
Should the state sell $7.1 billion in additional general obligation bonds--as well as redirect $425 million in unsold general obligation bonds that were previously approved by voters for resource-related uses--to fund various water-related programs?

Proposition 2. State Budget. Budget Stabilization Account -- State of California (Legislative Consitutional Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 4,831,045 / 69.1% Yes votes ...... 2,158,004 / 30.9% No votes
Should the State Constitution be amended to change how the state pays down debt and saves money in reserves?

Proposition 45. Healthcare Insurance. Rate Changes -- State of California (Initiative Statute - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 2,917,882 / 41.1% Yes votes ...... 4,184,416 / 58.9% No votes
Should changes in some health insurance rates require the Insurance Commissioner's approval before going into effect?

Proposition 46. Drug and Alcohol Testing of Doctors. Medical Negligence Lawsuits -- State of California (Initiative Statute - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 2,376,817 / 33.2% Yes votes ...... 4,774,364 / 66.8% No votes
Should California require random drug testing of doctors, require doctors to check a statewide database before prescribing certain drugs, and raise the cap on noneconomic damages in medical negligence lawsuits?

Proposition 47. Criminal Sentences. Misdemeanor Penalties -- State of California (Initiative Statute - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 4,238,156 / 59.6% Yes votes ...... 2,871,943 / 40.4% No votes
Should the penalties for certain offenders convicted of nonserious, nonviolent crimes be reduced from felonies to misdemeanors?

Proposition 48. Indian Gaming Compacts -- State of California (Referendum - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 2,702,157 / 39.0% Yes votes ...... 4,219,881 / 61.0% No votes
Should the tribal gaming compacts negotiated by Governor Brown with the North Fork and Wiyot Tribes and ratified by legislative statute be allowed to go into effect?

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