California Proposition Results 2010 Update: Proposition 19 rejected by voters

By on Nov 4, 2010 in International, United States, World Comments

According to international news sites, Proposition 19 or Prop 19 was rejected during the California Elections 2010.  The California propositions has been the center of controversy after several sites published the results earlier.

Proposition 19 seeks to legalize the use of marijuana for adults 21 and above to take an ounce of it, grow it in private plots and smoke the drug in nonpublic places.

The proposed law also seeks to authorize local government units to allow commercial pot cultivation and sales.

Here is the complete list of California Propositions included in the 2010 US Midterm Elections:

Proposition 19
Legalizes Marijuana Under California but Not Federal Law. Permits Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Commercial Production, Distribution, and Sale of Marijuana. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 20
Redistricting of Congressional Districts. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.<

Proposition 21
Establishes $18 Annual Vehicle License Surcharge to Help Fund State Parks and Wildlife Programs. Grants Surcharged Vehicles Free Admission to All State Parks. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 22
Prohibits the State from Borrowing or Taking Funds Used for Transportation, Redevelopment, or Local Government Projects and Services. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Proposition 23
Suspends Implementation of Air Pollution Control Law (AB 32) Requiring Major Sources of Emissions to Report and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions That Cause Global Warming, Until Unemployment Drops to 5.5 Percent or Less for Full Year. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 24
Repeals Recent Legislation That Would Allow Businesses to Lower Their Tax Liability. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 25
Changes Legislative Vote Requirement to Pass Budget and Budget-Related Legislation from Two-Thirds to a Simple Majority. Retains Two-Thirds Vote Requirement for Taxes. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Proposition 26
Requires That Certain State and Local Fees Be Approved by Two-Thirds Vote. Fees Include Those That Address Adverse Impacts on Society or the Environment Caused by the Fee-Payer’s Business. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Proposition 27
Eliminates State Commission on Redistricting. Consolidates Authority for Redistricting with Elected Representatives. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.

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