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Ballot Initiative

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Judge Blocks Effort To Create New LA Health Department

A judge has thrown out a ballot initiative that would have ordered Los Angeles to create its own public health department.

01/24/2014

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Special Election May Be Required To Settle Condom Debate

Should adult film performers be required to use condoms? Residents of the City of Los Angeles may be forced to spend millions of dollars on a special election to answer the question once and for all.

12/28/2011

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Initiative Seeks To Make Election Day A Holiday

If Election Day were a holiday, would that boost voter turnout?

04/06/2011

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Calif. Pot Legalization Fight Fails To Attract Money

If marijuana becomes big business in California, it likely won’t be because of big donations to a ballot measure to legalize the drug.

10/06/2010