The death penalty is expensive in California, in part because of a lengthy appeals process. Prop. 66 works to reduce costs by speeding up the appeals process. A competing ballot measure, Prop. 62, addresses the problem by outlawing the death penalty entirely.
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Election day is November 8 and California voters face 17 propositions on the ballot.
In the lead up to election day, we’ll be featuring explainers from KCET anchor Val Zavala to help you navigate the long list of propositions.
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