Proposition 30: NO
Jerry Brown’s Sales and Income Tax Increase Initiative
Proposition 31: NO
Establish a Two-year State Budget Cycle
Proposition 32: YES
Ban mandatory automatic deductions by corporations, unions, and government of employees’ wages to be used for politics
Proposition 33: YES
Allow insurers to offer discounts to new customers who can prove they were continuously covered by any licensed auto insurance company over the previous five years
Proposition 34: YES
Repeal the death penalty as maximum punishment for persons found guilty of murder and replace it with life imprisonment without the possibility of parole
Proposition 35: NO
“Californians Against Sexual Exploitation Act” Initiative
Proposition 36: YES
Revise the three strikes law to impose life sentence only when the new felony conviction is “serious or violent”
Proposition 37: NO
A Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food Initiative
Proposition 38: NO
Molly Munger’s State Income Tax Increase to Support Public Education
Proposition 39: NO
An Income Tax Increase for Multi-state Businesses Initiative
Proposition 40: NO POSITION TAKEN
A Referendum on the State Senate Redistricting Plan
General Elections Calendar
Monday, October 8, 2012 – Vote By Mail & Early Voting Begins
Polls open and close at different times for early voting. Check with your county’s Registrar of Voters for early voting poll dates and times.
Monday, October 22, 2012 – Last Day to Register to Vote.
You may register to vote online at the California Secretary of State’s website.
You can also check the current status of your voter registration, if you’re unsure.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 – Election Day
Polls open by 7 AM and close at 8 PM.
You can find your polling station on your sample ballot or on the Secretary of State’s website.
Arrive early at the polls. Polling stations may be very busy if turnout is heavy for this election, in which case lines are likely to be long. Only those voters who are in line in time by the polls closing at 8 PM and who have not yet voted will still be allowed to vote.
Mail ballots must be received by your County Registrar’s office or any polling station in your County by the time polls close.