Despite Leaning Left, California Voters Reject Split Roll, Affirmative Action Measures; Back Prop. 22While Joe Biden is leading President Donald Trump by a 2-to-1 margin in California, results of several state ballot measures arguably show how some more conservative ideas are being supported by California voters.
Prop 16 California Affirmative Action Measure TrailingA national awakening on race drove a well-funded campaign in California to reinstate affirmative action, but the measure allowing the nation’s most populated state to grant preferential treatment based on race and gender was trailing Tuesday evening.
California Propositions: State Voters Asked To Roll Back Affirmative Action And Property Tax LawsTuesday’s election will test the boundaries of California’s left-leaning politics as a new generation of state voters is being asked to roll back affirmative action and property tax laws put in place decades ago.
Prop. 16: Affirmative Action Measure Trailing By Double-Digits Before Election, Berkeley Poll FindsA week before Election Day, a new poll shows Proposition 16, which would reinstate affirmative action in college admissions, public employment and the issuance of government contracts, is trailing.
Poll: Voters Split Over Prop. 15 Property Tax Measure, Affirmative Action Prop. 16 TrailingA new poll finds California voters split over a measure that would change how commercial and industrial properties are taxed. Meanwhile, a measure repealing the state's ban on affirmative action is trailing by double digits.
Prop 16: California's Chance To Reaffirm Affirmative ActionIn November, California voters will go to the polls to vote on Proposition 16, a measure that would lift the state’s ban on considering race, gender or ethnicity in admission and hiring decisions at colleges and universities.
Proposition 16 Presents California Voters With Choice to End Affirmative Action BanCalls for racial justice during recent protests in California and across the country are bringing back a controversial push to reverse California’s ban on the consideration of race and sex in public education, employment and contracting.
Prop. 209: California Voters To Decide Fate Of Affirmative Action BanCalifornia voters will decide in November whether governments and public colleges and universities can consider race in their hiring, contracting and admissions decisions.
UC Regents Endorse Measure Repealing Prop. 209 Affirmative Action BanThe University of California’s governing board voted Monday to unanimously support a measure to restore affirmative action programs and repeal a controversial statewide ban.
Bill To Study African American Reparations Passes California AssemblyA proposal to establish a task force to study and prepare recommendations for how to give reparations to African Americans passed the California Assembly on Thursday.
California Legislative Black Caucus Seeks Reforms, Study On ReparationsCalifornia's Legislative Black Caucus is prioritizing a package of bills for this year that include police reform, a task force to study reparations and a repeal of California's controversial 1996 law barring affirmative action at colleges.
Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Guidance On Use Of Race In College AdmissionsThe Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a set of Obama-era policies that promoted using race to achieve diversity in schools, teeing up new battle lines over admissions standards.
Bay Area Appears To Side With Trump On Affirmative ActionThe Justice Department is considering suing colleges and universities for discriminating against white applicants.
Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes Hope To Overturn Affirmative Action Ban At California Public Universities The effort to overturn California’s ban on affirmative action at state public universities suffered a severe blow with a Supreme Court decision announced on Tuesday.
Democrats Scrap Plan To Bring Back Affirmative Action To UC, CSU Admissions Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal California's voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state's higher education system.