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San Diego Decides: All 17 State Ballot Measures, Explained

In this episode of San Diego Decides, we run down all 17 state ballot propositions, so get comfy, take notes and godspeed.

Those of you who were able to attend our Politifest presentation on the 17 state ballot measures not only got to learn about the ins and outs of the many complex measures facing California voters, you also got to witness our strong hat game.

We’ve recreated that presentation here on the latest San Diego Decides episode — unfortunately, you’ll just have to imagine us wearing weird hats as you listen.

Some of the measures are relatively straightforward: One legalizes pot, for example. Another abolishes the death penalty. Others are quite tricky. Prop. 65, in fact, exists almost solely to confuse voters. That’s the one that is sort of, kind of, about banning plastic bags, but will only become law if Prop. 67 — the actual plastic bag ban — passes, and Prop. 65 passes as well but with more votes. Told you it was confusing.

We run down all 17 ballot propositions in this episode, so get comfy, take notes and godspeed. And if you need some insight on the other huge slate of measures you’ll weigh in on — the local San Diego measures — check out this handy guide.

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