The November elections will be upon us soon. For San Diego....
1) President/Vice President of the United States
Gary Johnson/James P. Gray, Libertarian
Barack Obama/Joseph Biden, Democratic
Roseanne Barr/Cindy Sheehan, Peace and Freedom
Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan, Republican
Thomas Hoefling/Robert Ornelas, American Independent
Jill Stein/Cheri Honkala, Green
2) United States Senator
Elizabeth Emken, Republican
Dianne Feinstein, Democratic
3) United States Representative; District 49
Darrell Issa, Republican
Jerry Tetalman, Democratic
4) Superior Court Judge; County of San Diego; Office 25
1) Proposition 30 Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding
Should the California Constitution be amended to (a) temporarily increase sales and personal income tax rates; (b) guarantee certain revenue transfers to local governments; and (c) eliminate state funding of certain mandates to local governments?
2) Proposition 31 State Budget. State and Local Government
Should the state constitution and law be amended to require government performance reviews and two-year budget cycles, to prohibit the Legislature from creating certain expenditures unless offsetting revenues or spending cuts are identified, and to make changes in certain responsibilities of local governament, the Legislature and the Governor?
3) Proposition 32 Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction. Contributions to Candidates
Should unions, corporations, government contractors and state and local government employers be prohibited from using payroll-deducted funds, or in some instances their own funds, for political expenditures?
4) Proposition 33 Auto Insurance Companies. Prices Based on Driver's History of Insurance Coverage
Should automobile insurance companies be permitted to offer a discount to drivers who have continuously maintained their insurance coverage, even if they change their insurance company?
5) Proposition 34 Death Penalty
Should the death penalty be repealed and replaced with life imprisonment without possibility of parole when someone is convicted of murder with specified special circumstances?
6) Proposition 35 Human Trafficking. Penalties
Should the definition of human trafficking be expanded, penalties for traffickers be increased, convicted sexual traffickers be required to register as sex offenders, and additional training for law enforcement officers be required?
7) Proposition 36 Three Strikes Law. Repeat Felony Offenders. Penalties
Should California law be amended to provide that a life sentence should not be imposed for a third felony conviction unless the third conviction is for a serious or violent felony?
8) Proposition 37 Genetically Engineered Foods. Labeling
Should labeling be required on foods containing genetically modified ingredients when such foods (whether raw or processed, plant or animal) are offered for sale to consumers in California?
9) Proposition 38 Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs
Should California's personal income tax rates be increased during 2013-24 to provide funds for public schools, early childhood education programs, and state debt payments?
10) Proposition 39 Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses. Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding
Should the California tax code be changed to require multistate firms to pay income taxes based on a percentage of their sales in California, with roughly half of the resulting tax increase to be used to fund clean/efficient energy projects for five years?
11) Proposition 40 Redistricting. State Senate Districts
Should the current state Senate districts be retained?
Local Prop/seats (our new locality...)
1) Proposition A Retention of Benefits Limitations -- City of Carlsbad (Majority Approval Required)
Shall Section 502 entitled "Retention of Benefits" of the Charter of Carlsbad, California be amended to include limiting increases in retirement benefits for miscellaneous employees without an amendment to this section?
2) Council Member; City of Carlsbad (2 Elected)
Lorraine M. Wood
All other Ballot initiatives...
Measure B: Election of City of Chula Vista Council Members by District
Measure C: Cajon Valley Union School District bond proposition
Measure D: Dehesa School District bond proposition
Measure E: Chula Vista Elementary School District
Measure F: City of Coronado Hotel Tax
Measure G: Mountain Empire Unified School District bond proposition
Measure H: Del Mar Marijuana Dispensaries and Taxation
Measure J: City of Del Mar Village Specific Plan
Measure K: City of Encinitas Mayoral and City Council Elections
Measure L: City of Encinitas Two-Year Mayoral Term
Measure M: City of Encinitas Four-Year Mayoral Term
Measure N: City of Escondido Changes to General Plan
Measure P: City of Escondido Adoption of a City Charter
Measure Q: City of Lemon Grove Medical Marijuana Regulatory Ordinance
Measure R: Ramona Unified School District bond proposition
Measure S: City of Imperial Beach Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Act
Measure T: City of Lemon Grove Medical Marijuana Dispensary Authorization Ordinance
Measure U: City of Santee Hotel Tax
Measure V: Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District bond proposition
Measure W: City of Solana Beach Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
Measure Y: South Bay Union School District bond proposition
Proposition Z: San Diego Unified School District bonds
Proposition AA: San Dieguito Union School District bonds
Proposition BB: Bonsall Union Unification of School District
Proposition CC: Del Mar Union School District bonds
Proposition EE: MiraCosta Community College District bonds
(Did I miss any of interest to you...)