COPE ENDORSEMENT 2020

2020 LABOR ENDORSED CANDIDATES

ELECTION 2020

Ballot Measure

Proposition 14Authorizes Bonds to Continue Funding Stem Cell and Other Medical Research. No Recommendation
Proposition 15: Increases Funding for Public Schools, Community Colleges, and Local Government Services by Changing Tax Assessment of Commercial and Industrial Property. Vote YES
Proposition 16
Authorizes California Repeal Proposition 209 Affirmative Action Amendment. Vote YES
Proposition 17Authorizes California Voting Rights Restoration for Persons on Parole Amendment. Vote YES
Proposition 18California Voting for 17-Year-Olds Amendment.  Vote YES
Proposition 19
Property Tax Transfers, Exemptions, and Revenue for Wildfire Agencies and Counties Amendment.  Vote YES
Proposition 20Restricts Parole for Non-violent Offenders. Authorizes Felony Sentences for Certain Offenses Currently Treated Only as Misdemeanors. Vote NO
Proposition 21Expands Local Government’s Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property. No Recommendation
Proposition 22Changes Employment Classification Rules for App-based Transportation and Delivery Drivers. Vote NO
Proposition 23: Authorizes State Regulation of Kidney Dialysis Clinics. Establishes Minimum Staffing and Other Requirements. Vote YES
Proposition 24Amends Consumer Privacy Laws. No Recommendation
Proposition 25Referendum to Overturn 2018 Law that Replaced Money Bail System with a System Based on Public Safety Risk. Vote YES (a Yes vote approves the law)