California 1980 ballot propositions

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1982
1979

Twenty-two statewide ballot propositions were on the 1980 ballot in California.

On the ballot

June 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LBM Proposition 1 Bonds $495 million bond for open space, fishing, water supply Defeatedd
LBM Proposition 2 Bonds $750 million veteran housing bond Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Admin of gov't State capitol renovation must be historically sensitive Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Elections Public vote need not be held before a "lowering housing project" can be developed by public body Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 5 Civil rights Journalists cannot be cited for contempt for refusing to disclose sources of information Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Elections Some provisions for how redistricting is to occur Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 State spending State authorized to provide aid for disaster recovery and relief Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Bonds Legislature allowed to issue bonds to finance alternative energy Approveda
CICA Proposition 9 Taxes Income tax not to exceed 50% of the rates in effect for the 1978 taxable year. Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 10 Property Rent control can only be imposed by local municipalities via a vote of the people Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 11 Taxes 10% surtax on oil, gas, coal and uranium Defeatedd

November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
LBM Proposition 1 Bonds $285 million bond for parks, beaches and recreational facilities Approveda
LBM Proposition 2 Bonds $85 million bond for the acquisition of property in Lake Tahoe region Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 3 Insurance Establish insurance guarantee funds to pay claims against insolvent insurers Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 4 Taxes Tax increases allowed to pay for acquisition of property by taxing entity Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 5 Taxes Property valuation when it replaces property damaged by earthquake or taken via eminent domain Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 6 Judiciary Jury can include fewer than 12 jurors Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Taxes For purposes of property valuation, solar energy systems don't count as "newly constructed" Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Water Restrictions on eminent domain proceedings in delta Approveda
LBM Proposition 9 Water Increase to $30 million the amount of previously approved bonds that can go to water projects Approveda
CISS Proposition 10 Tobacco Require non-smoking sections in all enclosed public spaces Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 11 Judiciary Rules governing judicial salary increases Approveda

Voter guides

See also: Voter guides
Cover of the 48-page June 3, 1980 official ballot proposition voter guide

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