State Propositions - November 3, 2020 Election

The following state propositions have qualified for the November 3, 2020, General Election. 

Proposition 14 Authorizes Bonds Continuing Stem Cell Research. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 15 Increases Funding Sources for Public Schools, Community Colleges, and Local Government Services by Changing Tax Assessment of Commercial and Industrial Property. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Proposition 16 Allows Diversity as a Factor in Public Employment, Education, and Contracting Decisions. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. (ACA 5, Resolution Chapter 23, Statutes of 2020)

Proposition 17 Restores right to vote after completion of prison term. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. (ACA 6, Resolution Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020)

Proposition 18 Amends California Constitution to permit 17-year-olds to vote in Primary and Special Elections if they will turn 18 by the next General Election and be otherwise eligible to vote. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. (ACA 4, Resolution Chapter 30, Statutes of 2020)

Proposition 19 Changes certain property tax rules. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. (ACA 11, Resolution Chapter 31, Statutes of 2020)

Proposition 20 Restricts Parole for certain offenses currently considered to be non-violent. Authorizes felony sentences for certain offenses currently treated only as misdeameanors. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 21 Expands Local Governments’ Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property. Initiative Statute. 

Proposition 22 Exempts app-based transportation and delivery companies from providing employee benefits to certain drivers. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 23 Establishes state requirements for kidney dialysis clinics. Requires on-site medical professional. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 24 Amends Consumer Privacy Laws. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 25 Referendum on law that replaced money bail with system based on public safety and flight risk.