Ballot Initiative

Measure To Repeal California Vaccine Law Won't Be On BallotProponents of an effort to repeal California's new stricter law requiring mandatory vaccines for schoolchildren failed to submit enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the law.
Ferret Ownership Initiative Cleared To Collect SignaturesThe great ferret debate is returning to California.
California Minimum Wage Initiative Cleared For SignaturesA union-backed effort to raise California's minimum wage has been approved to start collecting signatures for a statewide ballot initiative.
Proponents Cleared To Gather Signatures For $2 Cigarette Tax IncreaseProponents of a $2 cigarette tax increase have been cleared to begin gathering signatures to take the question to California voters in 2016.
Signature Count Issue Derails 'Six Californias' ProposalA novel proposal that could have seen California split into six states appears to be short of the number of signatures needed to appear on the November 2016 ballot.
Ballot Initiative Hiking Minimum Wage To $15 To Begin Collecting SignaturesSupporters of a ballot initiative asking voters to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $15 an hour were given the green light Wednesday to begin collecting signatures.
Hawthorne City Council Puts Mayor's Ballot Initiative For Legalized Gambling On HoldKCAL9's Dave Bryan reports city council members voted 3-2 to put the ballot initiative on hold Tuesday evening, as constituents spoke in overwhelming opposition to the proposal.
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.
Special Election May Be Required To Settle Condom DebateShould 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.
Initiative Seeks To Make Election Day A HolidayIf Election Day were a holiday, would that boost voter turnout?
Calif. Pot Legalization Fight Fails To Attract MoneyIf marijuana becomes big business in California, it likely won't be because of big donations to a ballot measure to legalize the drug.