Each state lawmaker represents people who live in a specific district. Every 10 years after the U.S. census, the Citizens Redistricting Commission adjusts the maps for these districts to make sure each district has about the same number of people (a process called “redistricting”). The law says that these district maps can be challenged by a “referendum,” requiring voters to approve them. Enough signatures were gathered to challenge the current district maps for state Senators.
What Prop 40 would do if it passes:
Effect on the state budget:
People for Prop 40 say (holdpoliticiansaccountable.org):
People against Prop 40 have chosen to stop campaigning and are no longer asking voters for a NO vote.