Will Proposition 1A Protect Local Government Revenues?

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Fifteen of the 16 measures on next week's ballot are numbered from 59 upward, but the first one is labeled 1A. Are election officials trying to confuse the voters? For years, California cities and counties have complained that the state legislature enacts laws that require them to do things but doesn't come up with the money to pay for the costs. So, they put Proposition 65 on next week's ballot. But after working out a deal with Governor Schwarzenegger, now they're asking you not to vote for Prop 65 but for Prop 1A instead. Chris McKenzie, executive director of the League of California Cities, explains how 65 morphed into 1A and why opponents won't talk about either one of them out loud.
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Secretary of State Kevin Shelley

Help America Vote Act (HAVA)

Protection of Local Government Revenues (Prop 1A)

Yes on Prop 1A

Local Government Funds, Revenues (Prop 65)

Candidate Bobby Shriver

Santa Monica Election information

Santa Monicans for Renters' Rights



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton