November Ballot Positions Announced
The Bay Area Council Executive Committee has adopted positions on a range of state and local ballot measures that voters will decide in November.
Proposition 1: Authorizes $4 billion in bonds for affordable housing programs and veterans’ home loans.
Proposition 2: Authorizes state to use revenue from Proposition 63 (2004) for $2 billion in bonds for homelessness prevention housing.
Proposition 3: Authorizes $8.9 billion in bonds for water-related infrastructure and environmental projects.
Proposition 4: Authorizes $1.5 billion in bonds for children’s hospitals.
Proposition 5: Amends Proposition 13 to allow homeowners 55 and older to transfer their property tax assessments from their current home to a new home anywhere in California.
Proposition 11: Allow ambulance providers to require workers to remain on-call during breaks paid.
Oakland Children’s Initiative: Proposed measure would support early childhood education programs and services through $198 annual parcel tax.
San Mateo County transportation: Funds wide range of traffic relief and transportation improvement projects over 30 years with ½-cent sales tax increase.
Marin County transportation: Extends existing voter-approved ½-cent sales tax to fund wide range of traffic relief and transportation improvement projects.
Proposition 6: Repeals 2017 fuel tax and vehicle fee increases (SB 1) to fund road, bridge and highway repairs and requires public vote on future increases.
Proposition 10: Repeals the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and allows local governments to enact rent control.