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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 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 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 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 Judicial reform 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 Judicial reform Rules governing judicial salary increases Approveda

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