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California 1980 ballot propositions

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

June 3, 1980

Type Title Subject Description Outcome


LRSS Proposition 1 Bonds $495 million bond for open space, fishing, water supply Defeatedd


LRSS 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 Eliminate requirement that a public vote must 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 re-districting 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, 1980

Type Title Subject Description Outcome


LRSS Proposition 1 Bonds $285 million bond for parks, beaches and recreational facilities Approveda


Proposition 2 Defeatedd


Proposition 3 Defeatedd


Proposition 4 Defeatedd


Proposition 5 Defeatedd


Proposition 6 Approveda


Proposition 7 Approveda


Proposition 8 Approveda


Proposition 9 Approveda


Proposition 10 Defeatedd


Proposition 11 Approveda


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