November 6, 2018 - Statewide Election

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What's on the Ballot?

Passed
Authorizes $4 billion in general obligation bonds for: parks, natural resources protection, climate adaptation, water quality and supply, and flood protection. Fiscal impact: increased state bond repayment costs averaging $200 million annually over 40 years. Local government savings for natural resources-related projects, would likely average several tens of millions of dollars annually over the next few decades.
Passed
Requires that certain revenues generated by a 2017 transportation funding law be used only for transportation purposes and generally prohibits the Legislature from diverting funds to other purposes. Fiscal Impact: No direct effect on the amount of state and local revenues or costs, but could affect how some monies are spent.
Rejected
Beginning in 2024, requires that cap-and-trade revenues accumulate in a reserve fund until the Legislature, by a two-thirds majority, authorizes use of the revenues. Fiscal impact: Beginning in 2024, potential temporary increase in state sales tax revenue, ranging from none to a few hundred million dollars annually, and possible changes in how revenue from sale of greenhouse gas emission permits is spent.
Passed
Provides that ballot measures approved by a majority of voters shall take effect five days after the Secretary of State certifies the results of the election. Fiscal impact: Likely little or no effect on state and local finances.
Passed
Permits Legislature to allow construction of rain-capture systems, completed on or after January 1, 2019, without requiring property-tax reassessment. Fiscal Impact: Probably minor reduction in annual property tax revenues to local governments.

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Candidate Information

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