California Voter Guide
Support candidates committed to making a change and legislation that will improve the lives of our patients and community
YES! Proposition 15
Known as Schools and Communities First, this proposition closes a corporate tax loophole, ensuring large companies pay property tax based on their current property value to fund our hospitals and important community services. Read more. Watch this 1-minute video explanation.
YES! Proposition 16
A YES on Prop. 16 means equal opportunity for all Californians. All of us deserve equal opportunities to thrive with fair wages, good jobs, and quality schools. Despite living in the most diverse state in the nation, white men are still overrepresented in positions of wealth and power in California. Read more.
YES! Proposition 17
This proposition restores voting rights to some formerly incarcerated individuals, an important step toward decriminalization and enfranchisement that will provide basic civic rights to our most vulnerable patients. Read more.
YES! Proposition 18
This proposition would give voting rights to 17-year-olds who will be 18 by the general election, fostering civic engagement in an age group that has traditionally lower turnout. Read more.
YES! Proposition 21
Expands local governments’ power to use rent control. Read more.
NO! Proposition 22
This proposition creates a loophole that allows big businesses like Uber and Lyft to classify their employees as “independent contractors,” which would take away workers’ rights to form a union. In addition to suppressing workers’ pay and benefits, it also allows the employers to avoid responsibility for helping to provide health insurance. Read more.
YES! Proposition 25
This proposition is a referendum on a historic 2018 bill that ended cash bail in California. A “yes” vote upholds this law and bans the practice of incarcerating poor people before their trials simply because they cannot afford to post bail. Read more.