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Proposition 34

The gurney inside the lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison. (CBS)

Voters Reject California Death Penalty Repeal

California voters have decided to retain the death penalty for the state’s worst criminals, rejecting the argument that too few death row inmates are executed to justify the cost.

11/07/2012

San Quentin execution chamber

Anti-Death Penalty Proposition 34 Failing At The Polls

Having tried and failed before to abolish California’s death penalty on moral grounds, capital punishment foes took a new tack this election season: state finances.

11/06/2012

San Quentin execution chamber

KCBS In Depth: California Voters To Decide On Death Penalty

A look at the pros and cons of Proposition 34, which could end California’s death penalty.

11/05/2012

San Quentin execution chamber

Proposition 34 Supporters Say Death Penalty Too Costly In Cash-Strapped State

Death penalty opponents in California are trying a new argument this year: Abolish capital punishment because the perpetually cash-strapped state just can’t afford it.

11/01/2012

San Quentin execution chamber

3 Ex-California Governors Oppose Death Penalty Repeal

Three former California governors joined prosecutors and families of murder victims Tuesday to urge voters to reject a ballot proposal next week that would abolish the state’s death penalty.

10/30/2012

San Quentin execution chamber

Debate: Proposition 34 Will Determine Fate Of Death Penalty In California

On CBS 5, Natasha Minsker and Stephen Wagstaffe argued the case for and against Prop. 34, which would repeal the death penalty in California.

09/30/2012

San Quentin execution chamber

Poll Finds California Voters Split Over Repealing Death Penalty

A new Field Poll shows California voters split over a November ballot initiative seeking to repeal the death penalty.

09/25/2012

San Quentin execution chamber

Silicon Valley Elite Backing Anti Death Penalty Proposition

Some of the more high-profile members of Silicon Valley’s social and financial scenes are writing big checks in support of the proposition that would abolish capital punishment in California, dwarfing the opposition’s fundraising in the process.

09/17/2012

President Barack Obama. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CBS 5 Poll: Obama Wins California, Feinstein Re-Elected, Voters Split On Props

If the election for President of the United States were held today, Barack Obama would defeat Mitt Romney and cement California’s 55 electoral college votes into the Democratic column, according to a newly released KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll of likely voters.

09/12/2012

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