Prop. 22, Prop. 24 Election Results: Voters Took Their Best Guess On Two Fiscal-Jargon Props Only Teachers Cared About
In the shadow of Prop. 19's "to smoke or not to smoke" sex appeal and Prop. 23's Earthy fist pump, there were a couple initiatives -- Prop. 22 and Prop. 24, both riddled in tax talk -- that were completely neglected by the hype machine.
With over 50 percent of California precincts reporting, Prop. 22 is winning 62 percent to 38 percent; Prop. 24 is losing by about the same margin. Both were called as they stand early in the night.
Not that anyone cared.
Under the former, the hungry state budget will be banned from using city/county money to fill in holes. On a completely unrelated note, the latter will let big businesses keep the big tax breaks that the 'Yes' camp was trying to win back for the state.
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Actually, they do have something in common. Both the losing sides ('No' on 22 and 'Yes' on 24) were funded principally by the California Teachers Association, who apparently doesn't want its precious state funds to go to local governments or major corporations, respectively.
Somehow, teachers weren't quite able to convince Californians of the same. Much less explain their damn props to us in the first place.
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