Voter Guide 2020: California Propositions

A quick note from the creators —

Our goal for this guide is to be bipartisan and educational for anyone - whether you are a political expert or first-time voter. Here is a overview of our guide.

📮 The Voting Tips Page

Gives tips to follow when filling out your ballot to ensure your voice is heard on Election Day 2020.

🗂️ The Propositions Table

Introduces the propositions, compares media outlets and political party endorsements, and links to prop pages.

☑️ The Prop Pages

Lists official arguments and arguments from the media outlets and political parties. Links to Ballotpedia page.

🎙️ The Endorsement Entities Table

Lists the media outlets and political parties along with the official links to their endorsements.

The best vote you can cast is one that's informed - we hope our guide helps you with that 🙂

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Voting Tips


Click the prop number to view each Prop page for more information

🗂️ Propositions

PropositionTopicDescriptionSFCSDU-TACLULA TimesMercuryOC RegDesert SunCA DEMGOPProposition
Prop 14
Bonds$5.5-billion bond for the state’s stem cell research institute.NoN/AN/ANoNoNoNoYesNo🧬 Prop 14
Prop 15
TaxesProperty tax “split roll” for commercial and industrial real estate.YesNoYesYesNoNoNoYesNo🏢 Prop 15
Prop 16
EducationRepeal of ban on affirmative action in state programs.YesN/AYesYesYesNoYesYesNo🎒 Prop 16
Prop 17
SuffrageRestoring parolees’ right to vote.YesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNo🗳️ Prop 17
Prop 18
SuffrageRight to vote in primaries for some 17-year-old Californians.YesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNo🔞 Prop 18
Prop 19
TaxesTransfer of property tax assessments when homes are sold.NoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNeutral🏡 Prop 19
Prop 20
CrimeCriminal justice reform rollbacks.NoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYes⛓️ Prop 20
Prop 21
HousingRent control authority for local jurisdictions.NoNoYesYesNoNoNoYesNo💵 Prop 21
Prop 22
BusinessTreating app drivers as independent contractors.YesN/ANoNoYesYesYesNoYes🚗 Prop 22
Prop 23
HealthcareChronic dialysis clinic requirements.NoNoN/ANoNoNoNoYesNo🏥 Prop 23
Prop 24
BusinessExpand the state’s consumer data privacy laws.NoN/ANoYesNoNoNoNeutralNo🔐 Prop 24
Prop 25
TrialsReplace cash bail with risk assessments.YesYesNoYesYesYesN/AYesNo💰 Prop 25

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