2020 California Ballot Measures, Personified
California Proposition cartoons of the 12 Props on the ballot this November 3, 2020. If you haven’t done so yet, register to vote https://registertovote.ca.gov and take the Census https://my2020census.gov
#Prop14 stem cells
#Prop15 property taxes
#Prop16 affirmative action
#Prop17 voting for parolees
#Prop18 voting for 17 year olds
#Prop19 property taxes
#Prop21 rent control
#Prop25 ending bail
These ballot measure cartoons are also available as a slide deck here.
#Prop14: Stem Cell Research Bond. In 2004, Californians voted to fund the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. That original money is now used, this $5.5 billion bond would keep the research going. Learn more at
#Prop15: Property Tax Increase on Large Commercial & Industrial Property. Also known as “Schools and Communities First”, this would restore $12 billion a year for schools and everything else that state and local government provides.@Schools1stCA https://schoolsandcommunitiesfirst.org
#Prop16: Allows Affirmative Action. Formerly known as #ACA5, this would repeal 1996’s #Prop209 ban on race or gender based affirmative action for education, hiring, and government contracting. Learn more at
#Prop18: Allows 17-year-olds to vote in a primary election, if they’ll be 18 by the November general election. 18 other states, plus DC, already do this.
California Primary Voting for 17-Year-Olds Amendment (2020) - Ballotpedia
The California Primary Voting for 17-Year-Olds Amendment will be on the ballot in California as a legislatively…
#Prop19: Raises property taxes to current value when someone inherits property, unless they live in it. Allows people over 55, people w/severe disability, or victim of natural disaster to move to new home & keep existing low property tax. Net increase in $ goes to fight wildfires
California Property Tax Transfers, Exemptions, and Revenue for Wildfire Agencies and Counties…
(a) Limitation on Property Tax Increases on Primary Residences for Seniors, the Severely Disabled, Wildfire and Natural…
#Prop20: Increased penalties for theft and other crimes. People caught for theft multiple times would face more time behind bars. Expands list of crimes not eligible for early release from prison on parole.
#Prop21: Allows cities to expand rent control to more homes, also allows cities to limit increases between tenants, or when the last original tenant in a shared apartment moves out. Also known as the #RentalAffordabilityAct. More info: https://rentcontrolnow.org @rentcontrol4all
#Prop22: Uber, Lyft, & Doordash are spending $110 million to carve out an exemption in #AB5 so that their drivers aren’t considered employees, exempting them from minimum wage, unemployment benefits, etc.
#Prop23: Requires a doctor on-site at kidney dialysis centers, and also requires state approval to close a dialysis center.
California Dialysis Clinic Requirements Initiative (2020) - Ballotpedia
The California Dialysis Clinic Requirements Initiative is on the ballot in California as an initiated state statute on…
#Prop24: Increases online data privacy requirements. Gives people more things they can opt out of, requires opt-in to collect data on people under 16, more penalties for security breaches.
#Prop25: A referendum on 2018 state law SB10, which would replace the system of money bail with one where people arrested can be released before trial if considered low risk. SB10 has been on hold. If Prop 25 passes, it would go into effect. https://ballotpedia.org/California_Replace_Cash_Bail_with_Risk_Assessments_Referendum_(2020)