Angelenos cast their vote at Staples Center on Nov. 3, 2020.
Angelenos cast their vote at Staples Center on Nov. 3, 2020.

California Voters Restore Voting Rights for Parolees, Reject New Rent Control

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This year’s general election included a roster of propositions for Californians to weigh in on, including four of the most expensive campaigns in the state’s history. Here are the results so far.

* Last updated Nov. 5, 2020 at 2:10 p.m.

Proposition 14

Authorizes $5.5 billion state bonds for stem cell and other medical research, including training, research facility construction, administrative costs. Dedicates $1.5 billion to brain-related diseases. Appropriates General Fund moneys for repayment. Expands related programs.

Yes — 51.1%No — 48.9%
72% of precincts reporting

Proposition 15

Taxes commercial and industrial properties based on current market value, instead of the purchase price.

Yes — 48.3%No — 51.7%
72% of precincts reporting

Proposition 16

Permits government decision-making policies to consider race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in order to address diversity by repealing constitutional provision prohibiting such policies.

Yes — 44%No — 56%
72% of precincts reporting

Proposition 17

Restores voting rights upon completion of prison term to persons who have been disqualified from voting while serving a prison term.

Yes — 59.1%No — 40.9%
72% of precincts reporting

Proposition 18

Amends California’s Constitution to allow eligible residents who are 17 years old to vote in primary and special elections if they’ll turn 18 by the next general election.

Yes — 44.9%No — 55.1%
72% of precincts reporting

Proposition 19

Allows homeowners who are over 55, disabled, or wildfire/disaster victims to transfer primary residence’s tax base to replacement residence. Changes taxation of family-property transfers. Establishes fire protection services fund.

Yes — 51.5%No — 48.5%
72% of precincts reporting

Proposition 20

Limits access to parole program established for non-violent offenders who have completed the full term of their primary offense by eliminating eligibility for certain offenses.

Yes — 37.7%No — 62.3%
72% of precincts reporting

Proposition 21

Allows local governments to establish rent control on residential properties over 15 years old.

Yes — 40.3%No — 59.7%
72% of precincts reporting

Proposition 22

Classifies app-based drivers as “independent contractors,” instead of “employees,” and provides independent-contractor drivers other compensation, unless certain criteria are met.

Yes — 58.4%No — 41.6%
72% of precincts reporting

Proposition 23

Requires physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant on site during dialysis treatment. Prohibits clinics from reducing services without state approval. Prohibits clinics from refusing to treat patients based on payment source.

Yes — 36%No — 64%
72% of precincts reporting

Proposition 24

Permits consumers to: prevent businesses from sharing personal information, correct inaccurate personal information, and limit businesses’ use of “sensitive personal information,” including precise geolocation, race, ethnicity, and health information. Establishes California Privacy Protection Agency.

Yes — 56.1%No — 43.9%
72% of precincts reporting

Proposition 25

A “Yes” vote approves, and a “No” vote rejects, law replacing money bail with system based on public safety and flight risk.

Yes — 44.5%No — 55.5%
72% of precincts reporting

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