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Craig and Lou at the ballot box: Proposition 40 – Director's cut ending


The stunning conclusion of our series on decision making in the California November election. OK, not stunning, but at least it's over.

Here it is, the big finish!  Today we close out our series on how to make an intelligent decision on ballot propositions with a look at Prop. 40: The senate redistricting iniiative.

Wait.  Didn't we already determine how to redistrict legislative seats?  Yes, we did, but that doesn't mean we have to accept it.  This measure will change how we redistrict the State Senate Districts, nothing else.  Does it make sense?  You decide.

And hang on for the thrilling conclusion as we wrap up with the question: What is wrong with the initiative process in California.

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Susan Swope October 01, 2012 at 07:03 PM
Was able to access 39. 40 still comes up as private.
1Diane October 01, 2012 at 11:46 PM
Thank you, Lou! Thank you, Craig! Sorting through these propositions is always such a chore. You guys actually made it entertaining and helped clear up a lot of the gobblygook. Even though we don't have a local vote for the Hetch-Hetchy proposal like they do in San Francisco, I sure would love to hear what you both think about it.
Lou Covey, The Local Motive October 02, 2012 at 09:05 PM
Susan, try again. I've been doing everything remotely since Thursday on my iPad. Seems to be working now.
Stacie Chan October 05, 2012 at 11:29 PM
Bravo x 10 (for 10 superbly entertaining and informative videos) I agree, the California ballot initiative/proposition system is so confusing that it seems the state just wants to confused its voters into apathy. But your videos made them fairly digestible, enough so that Patch users stand a chance at the voting booth! Thank you, Lou and Craig, for helping us sort out this November's crazy initiatives.

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