In 1996 California voters passed Proposition 209, a constitutional amendment banning affirmative action at state institutions.
In 1974, California voters passed a ballot measure giving people who have committed felonies the right to vote once they complete their sentences and are no longer on parole.
It would also limit the ability of new homeowners who inherit properties to keep their parents’ or grandparents’ low property tax payments.
Rent Control (Again)Who put it on the ballot: Signatures, collected via an effort mostly funded by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
In 2016, voters passed Proposition 57, giving inmates convicted of certain non-violent offenses a shot at early release.