The following three measures on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot have implications for California’s public education system and young people:
- Proposition 15 would raise commercial and industrial property taxes, producing billions of dollars in new revenue for schools and community colleges, as well as for county and local governments. The initiative needs a simple majority for passage. Although currently, it is too early to know the final outcome.
- Proposition 16 would have allowed the state to consider in some fashion race, ethnicity and gender in admissions to the state’s public colleges and universities, as well as public-agency hiring and contracting. Voters have rejected this initiative.
- Proposition 18 would have allowed 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections if they turned 18 during the same year as the next general election. Voters have rejected this initiative.
Scroll down for the latest vote tally from the California Secretary of State’s office for these ballot measures. Please note that even though the results below indicate that 100% of precincts have reported votes, millions more in additional absentee, mail-in and provisional ballots have yet to be counted as of 8 p.m. on Nov. 4.
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