Past Ballot Measures & Elections

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June 2012 Ballot

Voters Agree with CalChamber Positions on June Ballot Measures

Voters Pass Term Limits Reform, Reject Flawed Tobacco Tax (Top Story 6/6/12)

Proposition 28: Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office - Support

Proposition 29: Imposes Additional Tax on Cigarettes for Cancer Research - Oppose


Overview of June 2012 Ballot Measures
(4/20/12)

CalChamber Announces Positions on June Ballot Measures (Top Story 3/19/12)

CalChamber Announces Positions on Proposed Initiatives

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has announced its positions on proposed initiatives dealing with taxes, health care and genetically engineered food. (3/12/12)

Related Top Stories - June 2012 Ballot

06/07/2012 - CalChamber-Supported Candidates Win November Ballot Spots
06/06/2012 - Voters Pass Term Limits Reform; Reject Flawed Tobacco Tax
05/10/2012 - CalChamber Urges Members to Register to Vote for June Election
05/02/2012 - CalChamber Cites Flaws of Proposition 29; Measure Will Create New Government Bureaucracy
04/30/2012 - Los Angeles Times Editorializes: No On Proposition 29
03/19/2012 - June Ballot Measures: CalChamber Announces Positions
03/16/2012 - Governor, Teachers Union Reach Tax Initiative Accord
03/13/2012 - CalChamber Announces Positions on Proposed Initiatives
02/22/2012 - Tax Hike Initiatives Aim for November Ballot Spots
03/01/2011 - CalChamber Hosts Discussion on Impacts of Top Two Primary System

November 2010 Ballot

CalChamber Positions on November 2010 Ballot Measures

Prop 18: Safe, Clean and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010 - Support (Moved to 2012 Ballot)
Prop 19: Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010 - Oppose
Prop 20: Redistricting of Congressional Districts - Voters FIRST Act for Congress - Support
Prop 21: $18 Vehicle License Surcharge to Help Fund State Parks/Wildlife Programs - No Position
Prop 22: Local Taxpayer, Public Safety and Transportation Protection Act - Support 
Prop 23: Suspends Implementation of Air Pollution Control Law (AB 32) - No Position
Prop 24: Repeal Corporate Tax Loopholes Act - Oppose
Prop 25: On Time Budget Act of 2010 -Oppose
Prop 26: Stop Hidden Taxes Initiative - Support
Prop 27: Eliminates State Commission on Redistricting - Oppose


Overview of November 2010 Ballot Measures - PDF 710K

Related Top Stories & Videos - November 2010 Ballot

11/23/2010  - Members of Citizens Redistricting Commission Selected
11/10/2010  - Voters Keep Redistricting Commission, Extend Authority for Congressional Remaps
11/03/2010  -  California Voters Preserve Redistricting Commission, Extend Commission Additional Authority
11/01/2010  -  Newspapers, Administration Cite Reasons to Oppose Marijuana Initiative, Prop. 19
10/25/2010  -  CalChamber “No on 19” Ad Sounds Alarm on Costly Employer Impacts of Initiative
10/13/2010  -  Commentary: Prop. 19 Jeopardizes Workplace Safety
10/12/2010  -  CalChamber Urges Members to Register to Vote for November Election
10/07/2010  -  CalChamber Experts Answer Questions About Proposition 19's Impact on the Workplace
09/29/2010  -  Bipartisan Coalition Working to Defeat Prop. 24 Jobs Tax
09/22/2010  -  CalChamber Tells Legislative Committee of Prop. 19 Problems for Employers
09/22/2010  -  Proposition 19 Informational Hearing
09/07/2010  -  CalChamber Announces Endorsement of Meg Whitman for Governor
08/12/2010  -  CalChamber Sounds Alarm on Employer Impact of Proposition 19
08/12/2010  -  Proposition 19 Press Conference
08/10/2010  -  New ‘Job Killer’ Bill Creates Economic Instability, Chills State’s Recovery
08/09/2010  -  Guest Commentary: Proposition 25; Repeals Protection Against Tax Increases
08/06/2010  -  Judge Rules Attorney General Must Strike “Retains Two-Thirds Vote” from Prop. 25 Ballot Materials
07/09/2010  -  Legal Review Reveals Proposition 25 Would Allow Majority-Vote Tax Increases
07/08/2010  -  Proposition 25 Roundtable on NBC17
07/08/2010  -  Media Roundtable on Proposition 25
06/18/2010  -  Allan Zaremberg Discusses the 'Stop Hidden Taxes' Initiative on ABC 7
06/16/2010  -  CalChamber Public Affairs Retreat Looks at Primary, Forward to November Ballot

CalChamber Positions on June 2010 Ballot Measures

 

Proposition Position Subject 
13 Support Bars Property Tax Increases on Construction for Seismic Retrofits
14 Support California Top Two Candidates Open Primary Act
15 Oppose California Fair Elections Act of 2008
16 Support   Taxpayers Right to Vote Act
17 Support  Continuous Coverage Auto Insurance Discount Act

Special Report: June 2010 Ballot Measures - PDF 100K
 Overview of June 2010 Ballot Measures
 (04/16/10)

Read an overview of positions for the five propositions that will appear on the June 8 statewide direct primary election ballot. (2/10/10)

Related Top Stories - June 2010 Ballot

06/09/2010  -  California Voters Pass CalChamber-Supported Prop. 14
06/08/2010  -  CalChamber Urges Members to Vote Today
06/03/2010  -  CalChamber Takes Positions on Initiatives
05/26/2010  -  Proposition 15 Means Tax Dollars for Political Campaigns
04/19/2010  -  Proposition 15 Authorizes Use of Tax $$ to Fund Political Campaigns in Perpetuity
03/29/2010  -  CalChamber Takes Positions on Initiatives
03/26/2010  -  Commentary: Why Business Should Support Prop. 14
03/09/2010  -  CalChamber Fights to Preserve Open Primary Ballot Title and Summary
03/09/2010  -  Californians for an Open Primary
03/08/2010  -  CalChamber Co-Chairs Effort to Stop Hidden Taxes
03/01/2010  -  CalChamber Urges Support for Prop. 16, Taxpayers Right to Vote Act on June Ballot
02/22/2010  -  CalChamber Signs Ballot Argument for Open Primary
02/18/2010  -  Proposition 17 on June Ballot Will Lower Auto Insurance Rates
02/10/2010  -  Secretary of State Assigns Numbers to June Ballot Measures
12/17/2009  -  CalChamber Board Announces Positions on Proposed Political Reform Initiatives

May 19, 2009 Special Election

 Special Report: May 19 Ballot Measures (4/3/09)

CalChamber President Explains Importance of Prop. 1A (3/30/09)

CalChamber Supports Propositions 1A-1F on Special Election Ballot (3/9/09)

 

 Related Top Stories - Special Election May 2009

 
 

 Related Top Stories - November 2008 Ballot Measures

 


 
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