Voters in California split their attention on Tuesday between the presidential election and 11 different propositions up for vote, deciding on everything from the death penalty, to tax rises, to human trafficking.
On the morning after the election, the current numbers of the California propositions were reported. The numbers were last updated on Wednesday at 6:15 a.m. and final results will also be posted later on:
- Prop 30-Yes (54.0% Y, 48.2% N) Temporary Taxes to Fund Education
- Prop 31-No (60.8% N, 39.2% Y) State Budget, State and Local Government
- Prop 32-No (56.2%% N, 43.8% Y) Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction
- Prop 33-No (54.7% N, 45.3% Y) Auto Insurance Prices Based on Driver History
- Prop 34-No (52.6% N, 47.4% Y) Death Penalty
- Prop 35-Yes (81.1% Y, 18.9% N) Human Trafficking
- Prop 36- Yes (68.7% Y, 31.3% N) Three Strikes Law
- Prop 37- No (53.0%N, 47.0% Y) Genetically Engineered Foods Labeling
- Prop 38- No (72.3% N, 27.7% Y) Tax for Education. Early Childhood Programs
- Prop 39- Yes (60.2% Y, 39.8% N) Business Tax for Energy Funding
- Prop 40- Yes (71.5% Y, 28.5% N) Redistricting State Senate
Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich was seen heading to vote in support of Propositions 32 and 36, and former Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti voted Yes for Prop 34, according to Southern California Public Radio 89.3 KPCC.
State ballot measures can also be found on the Secretary of State website. The race for spots in the state assembly and U.S. House of Representatives can also be monitored on the site. The findings were last updated on Wednesday at 6 a.m.
California's 55 Electoral College votes mostly leaned in favor of democrat President Barack Obama. The state already has a democratic governor and democratic majorities in both state legislatures. Democrats also hold 25 of the 40 seats in the state senate.