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July 9, 2012

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Numbers Assigned to November Ballot Measures

SACRAMENTO - Secretary of State Debra Bowen today assigned proposition numbers to the 11 measures set to appear on the November 6 General Election ballot. The propositions will also appear in the Secretary's Official Voter Information Guide. The November list of ballot measures includes one referendum and 10 initiatives. The measures – with titles written by the California Attorney General – are listed below.

Proposition 30
Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Proposition 31
State Budget. State and Local Government. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Proposition 32
Prohibits Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction. Prohibitions on Contributions to Candidates. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 33
Changes Law to Allow Auto Insurance Companies to Set Prices Based on a Driver's History of Insurance Coverage. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 34
Death Penalty Repeal. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 35
Human Trafficking. Penalties. Sex Offender Registration. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 36
Three Strikes Law. Sentencing for Repeat Felony Offenders. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 37
Genetically Engineered Foods. Mandatory Labeling. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 38
Tax for Education and Early Childhood Programs. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 39
Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses. Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding. Initiative Statute.
Proposition 40
Redistricting. State Senate Districts. Referendum.

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