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Once we have studied an issue and taken a position, we take action and advocate for or against particular policies or laws related to that issue. If we do not have a studied position on an issue, we will not make a recommendation.
This election, voters face long ballots and are being asked to weigh in on a wide variety of critical issues. Whether you vote early, by mail, or on Election Day, we’ve made the decisions easier. After careful study and analysis, the League of Women Voters of California and the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto offer these recommendations:
League of Women Voters Recommendations
LWV CALIFORNIA makes the following recommendations on these ballot measures:
YES on PROP 15: SCHOOLS & COMMUNITIES FIRST
YES on PROP 16: OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL
YES on PROP 17: RESTORE VOTING RIGHTS
YES on PROP 18: VOTING RIGHTS FOR 17-YEAR OLDS
NO on PROP 19: PROPERTY TAX BREAKS
NO on PROP 20: ROLLBACK ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORMS
NO on PROP 24: CONSUMER DATA PRIVACY
YES on PROP 25: END CASH MONEY BAIL
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Note: there are no recommendations on these state propositions:
Prop 14, Prop 21, Prop 22, or Prop 23.
Read more on the ballot recommendations and why here on LWVC's webpage.
LWV PALO ALTO recommends:
YES on MEASURE O: Palo Alto School Parcel Tax
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