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.
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.
Californians To Vote on Racial, Gender Preference ProgramsA California with vastly different political preferences and demographics is voting on whether to allow affirmative action in public hiring, contracting and college admissions — nearly a quarter century after voters outlawed programs that give preference based on race and gender.
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.
GOP Targets Democratic-Run California in Election GambleRepublican candidates eager for a turnaround in heavily Democratic California are spotlighting what they see as a dire threat to families and communities — their own state's policies.
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.