A roundup of how California propositions were doing as of midnight in Tuesday's election: Read More
As the days tick down to Election Day next week, the repercussions of the possible failure of the two tax measures on the statewide ballot are being drowned out by false arguments and outright lies, which have caused support for the measures to drop in recent weeks. Read More
The San Francisco Unified School District has a lot riding on Tuesday’s election.
The district, along with every other education body in the state, will be closely watching how two tax increase measures fare. If they pass, the SFUSD can operate as usual without having to make additional cuts. But if propositions 30 and 38 fail, the district will face drastic budget reductions. Read More
Support is slipping for two tax measures just weeks before voters decide the outcomes in the Nov. 6 election, new polling numbers show. Read More
Voters in California are being asked to consider two competing tax measures on the November ballot, propositions 30 and 38. If both are approved, the one with the higher percentage of votes will prevail.
But to avoid confusion, the best strategy is to vote yes on both measures.
The propositions, if approved, would send more money to public education in the state. Read More
The tax plan proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown on the November ballot has more support than a competing measure, according to new polling numbers released today.
Proposition 30, the Brown proposal, would increase the tax on income exceeding $250,000 for seven years and increase the sales tax by one-quarter of 1 percent. In San Francisco, that would increase the sales tax from 8.5 percent to 8.75 percent. The money would primarily go toward education and public safety. Read More