Qualified Statewide Ballot Measures



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The following is a list of measures that have qualified for the ballot. For those measures that are currently attempting to qualify, see the Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status page.

For information on the campaign committees that have organized to support or oppose propositions and ballot measures on the statewide ballot, see the Propositions and Ballot Measures Campaign Finance Activity page.

November 2014 Statewide Ballot Measures

Proposition 1


Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014.

Proposition 2*


State Budget. Budget Stabilization Account. Legislative Constitutional Amendment.

*Senate Bill 867 (Chapter 186, 2014) was signed by the Governor on August 11, 2014; changing the proposition number of this measure from 44 to 2.

Proposition 45


Healthcare Insurance. Rate Changes. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 46


Drug and Alcohol Testing of Doctors. Medical Negligence Lawsuits. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 47


Criminal Sentences. Misdemeanor Penalties. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 48


Indian Gaming Compacts. Referendum.


On August 11, 2014, Proposition 49 was removed from the ballot by order of the California Supreme Court.

On August 13, 2014, Proposition 43 was removed from the ballot by the State Legislature and Governor.


June 2016 Statewide Ballot Measures

SCA 17 (Resolution Chapter 127, Statutes of 2014), Steinberg. Members of the Legislature: suspension.

November 2016 Statewide Ballot Measures

SB 1174 (Chapter 753, Statutes of 2014), Lara. English language education.


1613. (13-0022) - Final Full Check Update - 08/01/14

State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds. Initiative Statutory and Constitutional Amendment.

Qualified: 08/01/12

Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Increases required vote to two-thirds for the Legislature to amend a certain existing law that imposes fees on hospitals (for purpose of obtaining federal Medi-Cal matching funds) and that directs those fees and federal matching funds to hospital-provided Medi-Cal health care services, to uncompensated care provided by hospitals to uninsured patients, and to children's health coverage. Eliminates law's ending date. Declares that law's fee proceeds shall not be considered revenues for purposes of applying state spending limit or determining required education funding. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: State savings from increased revenues that offset state costs for children's health coverage of around $500 million beginning in 2016-17 (half-year savings) to over $1 billion annually by 2019-20, likely growing between 5 percent to 10 percent annually thereafter. Increased revenues to support state and local public hospitals of around $90 million beginning in 2016-17 (half-year) to $250 million annually by 2019-20, likely growing between 5 percent to 10 percent annually thereafter. (13-0022.) (Full Text)


As new initiatives enter circulation, fail, or qualify for an election ballot, the Secretary of State's office will issue initiative status updates. The updates can be found on our Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status page or by signing up for updates below.


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