lwv Mock Election

Online Mock Election Ballot
 General Election - Fall 2012

for Your School

President / Vice President

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Barack Obama / Joseph Biden Democratic
Mitt Romney / Paul Ryan Republican
Thomas Hoefling / Robert Ornelas American Independent
Jill Stein / Cheri Honkala Green
Gary Johnson / James P. Gray Libertarian
Roseanne Barr / Cindy Sheehan Peace and Freedom

U.S. Senator

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Elizabeth Emken Republican
Dianne Feinstein Democratic

U.S. Representative, District 20

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Sam Farr Democratic
Jeff Taylor Republican

Proposition 30

Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Pulibc Safety Funding

Should the California Constitution be amended to (a) temporarily increase sales and personal income tax rates; (b) guarantee certain revenue transfers to local governments; and (c) eliminate state funding of certain mandates to local governments?

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Yes or No
YES
NO

Proposition 31

State Budget. State and Local Government

Should the state constitution and law be amended to require government performance reviews and two-year budget cycles, to prohibit the Legislature from creating certain expenditures unless offsetting revenues or spending cuts are identified, and to make changes in certain responsibilities of local governament, the Legislature and the Governor?

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Yes or No
YES
NO

Proposition 32

Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction. Contributions to Candidates

Should unions, corporations, government contractors and state and local government employers be prohibited from using payroll-deducted funds, or in some instances their own funds, for political expenditures?

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Yes or No
YES
NO

Proposition 33

Auto Insurance Companies. Prices Based on Driver's History of Insurance Coverage

Should automobile insurance companies be permitted to offer a discount to drivers who have continuously maintained their insurance coverage, even if they change their insurance company?

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Yes or No
YES
NO

Proposition 34

Death Penalty

Should the death penalty be repealed and replaced with life imprisonment without possibility of parole when someone is convicted of murder with specified special circumstances?

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Yes or No
YES
NO

Proposition 35

Human Trafficking. Penalties

Should the definition of human trafficking be expanded, penalties for traffickers be increased, convicted sexual traffickers be required to register as sex offenders, and additional training for law enforcement officers be required?

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Yes or No
YES
NO

Proposition 36

Three Strikes Law. Repeat Felony Offenders. Penalties

Should California law be amended to provide that a life sentence should not be imposed for a third felony conviction unless the third conviction is for a serious or violent felony?

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Yes or No
YES
NO

Proposition 37

Genetically Engineered Foods. Labeling

Should labeling be required on foods containing genetically modified ingredients when such foods (whether raw or processed, plant or animal) are offered for sale to consumers in California?

Vote
Yes or No
YES
NO

Proposition 38

Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs

Should California's personal income tax rates be increased during 2013-24 to provide funds for public schools, early childhood education programs, and state debt payments?

Vote
Yes or No
YES
NO

Proposition 39

Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses. Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding

Should the California tax code be changed to require multistate firms to pay income taxes based on a percentage of their sales in California, with roughly half of the resulting tax increase to be used to fund clean/efficient energy projects for five years?

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Yes or No
YES
NO

Proposition 40

Redistricting. State Senate Districts

Should the current state Senate districts be retained?

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Yes or No
YES
NO