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  Proposition 19 - Legalizes Marijuana Under California but not Federal Law
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Parents > United States > California > Propositions > 2010 Referendums > Legalize Marijuana
OfficeReferendum
Type Referendum
Filing Deadline June 09, 2010 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 11:00pm
Term Start November 03, 2010 - 12:00pm
Term End 00, 9999 - 12:00pm
Turnout 58.60% Registered 26.78% Total Population
ContributorJason
Last ModifiedJason April 06, 2011 08:14pm
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Description Ballot title: Legalizes Marijuana Under California but not Federal Law.
Permits Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Commercial Production, Distribution, and Sale of Marijuana.
Initiative Statute.

Official summary: Allows people 21 years old or older to possess, cultivate, or transport marijuana for personal use. Permits local governments to regulate and tax commercial production and sale of marijuana to people 21 years old or older. Prohibits people from possessing marijuana on school grounds, using it in public, smoking it while minors are present, or providing it to anyone under 21 years old. Maintains current prohibitions against driving while impaired.

Estimated fiscal impact: Savings of up to several tens of millions of dollars annually to state and local governments on the costs of incarcerating and supervising certain marijuana offenders. Unknown but potentially major tax, fee, and benefit assessment revenues to state and local government related to the production and sale of marijuana products.
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/29/2010 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Yes 6 --1 --
No 15 4 2 --
Leaning Call: No (76.32%)
Weighted Call: No (88.57%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
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04/20/2010 10/26/2010

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name No Yes  
PartyNO YES  
Website  
Uncertified Votes5,333,230 (53.46%) 4,643,592 (46.54%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -689,638 (-6.91%)  
Predict Avg.49.90% 50.10%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (22 from 9 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg52.02%-- 41.17%--  
Opinion Research Corporation (CNN) 
10/20/10-10/26/10
53.00% -- 45.00% --
Field Poll 
10/14/10-10/26/10
49.00% 7.0 42.00% 7.0
Suffolk University 
10/21/10-10/24/10
55.00% -- 40.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/21/10-10/23/10
48.00% 10.0 45.00% 2.0
Los Angeles Times 
10/13/10-10/20/10
51.00% -- 39.00% --
Survey USA 
10/15/10-10/18/10
44.00% 3.0 48.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
SNP Progressive Scot
D Homegrown Democrat
PAN Felipe Calderón Hinojosa [L]
PLN Laura Chinchilla [L]
LBT Smart
? George Zimmer [L]
AENM Angry Russian
BTP Darryl W. Perry
 

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 05, 2010 01:30pm Opinion Passing Prop 19 would have had more benefits than just getting high  Article Jason 
Oct 31, 2010 02:00pm News Proposition 19 support falls, Field Poll finds  Article Hikikomori Blitzkrieg! 
Oct 27, 2010 02:00am News Billionaire Soros gives Yes-on-19 campaign $1million  Article Hikikomori Blitzkrieg! 
Oct 25, 2010 08:50pm News Multibillionaire investor George Soros backs Proposition 19  Article Hikikomori Blitzkrieg! 
Oct 24, 2010 10:00am Analysis Prop. 19: Fight over pot starts to heat up  Article Hikikomori Blitzkrieg! 
Oct 22, 2010 11:25pm Speculative Are Voters Afraid To Talk About Pot?  Article Jason 

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