Brace yourself, Californians: Here are the 12 ballot measures you get to decide in November
October Update: We’re now down to 11 ballot measures, after the state Supreme Court removed the initiative to divide the state in three. For full proposition coverage—including video explainers of each in 60 seconds or less, campaign finance info and curated articles and editorials from around the state—explore our CALmatters voter guide.
Today’s the deadline. After months of signature gathering and legislative wrangling, here’s the final list of propositions that made the cut for the November election. On the list are proposals to slash the gas tax, split the state in three, re-introduce rent control, absolve major corporations of their legal debt, and borrow billions to fund houses, hospitals, and water canals. Take a look. You have four months to decide.