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November 2016 General Election

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Proposition 66 - Death Penalty. Procedures.

Initiative Statute.


Official Summary:

What a Yes or No Vote Means

A YES vote on this measure means: Court procedures for legal challenges to death sentences would be subject to various changes, such as time limits on those challenges and revised rules to increase the number of available attorneys for those challenges. Condemned inmates could be housed at any state prison.

A NO vote on this measure means: There would be no changes to the state's current court procedures for legal challenges to death sentences. The state would still be limited to housing condemned inmates only at certain state prisons

Official Voter Guide page

This page features the Legislative Analyst's analysis, pro-con arguments and the full proposition text.

Campaign Web Sites and Contact Information

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments

Media Coverage

Follow the Money

Check the Secretary of State's total amounts raised on propositions or the Fair Political Practices Commission's list of Top Ten donors for information on donors supporting or opposing this measure. Visit Voters Edge for additional campaign finance analysis.



This page was first published on April 16, 2016 | Last updated on November 21, 2016
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