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November 2012 General Election
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Proposition 30 - Temporary taxes to fund education. Guaranteed local public safety funding. Passed

Initiative Constitutional Amendment

 

Official Summary:

Fiscal impact:

What a Yes or No Vote Means

A YES vote on this measure means: The state would increase personal income taxes on high-income taxpayers for seven years and sales taxes for four years. The new tax revenues would be available to fund programs in the state budget.

A NO vote on this measure means: The state would not increase personal income taxes or sales taxes. State spending reductions, primarily to education programs, would take effect in 2012–13.

Official Voter Guide page

This page features the Legislative Analyst's analysis, pro-con arguments and the full proposition text.

Campaign Web Sites and Contact Information

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments

Media Coverage

News articles and editorials are available from Maplight. excerpts from and links to news coverage of the propositions on the ballot.

Follow the Money

A list of top donors for and against this measure is avaialble from Maplight. A list of all donations of $10,000 or more is available from the Fair Political Practices Commission. Comprehensive disclosure data is avaialbe from the Secretary of State.

This page was first published on October 1, 2012 | Last updated on June 8, 2013
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