Boyle Heights Beat archive. Photo by Jonathan Olivares.
California voters have the chance to get out to vote on Nov. 4 for the 2014 General Election. On the ballot are Six statewide measures and a number of federal, state and county candidates up for office.
Proposals include Proposition 47, which would reduce sentencing for certain non-serious crimes; Prop. 2, which would require an annual transfer of state revenue to stabilize the CA budget and its account; and Los Angeles County’s Measure P, which would impose an annual $23 parcel tax to pay for parks and other senior/youth recreation areas.
To find out where your polling place is, check out: https://www.lavote.net/Locator. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Here are the local candidates and measure on the ballot for the Boyle Heights area:
U.S. Representative District 34
Xavier Becerra (D)
Adrienne Edwards (R)
California Ballot Measures (Yes or No)
Prop. 1 Funding for water quality, supply, treatment, and storage projects.
Prop. 2 State Budget Stabilization Account
Prop. 45 Health insurance rate changes
Prop. 46 Drug and alcohol testing of doctors, medical negligence lawsuits
Prop. 47 Criminal Sentences, Misdemeanor Penalties
Prop. 48 Indian Gaming Compacts
Jerry Brown (D)
Neel Kashkari (R)
Gavin Newsom (D)
Ron Nehring (R)
Kamala Harris (D)
Ron Gold (R)
Ashley Swearengin (R)
Betty Yee (D)
Secretary of State
Alex Padilla (D)
Pete Peterson (R)
Senate District 24
Peter Choi (D)
Kevin de Leon (D)
*Assembly District 51
Assembly District 53
Sandra Mendoza (D)
Miguel Santiago (D)
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Supreme Court Justice (State of CA)
Kathryn Mickle Werdegar
Los Angeles County
Ballot Measure (Yes or No)
Measure P: Safe Neighborhoods and Parks
Sheriff, Los Angeles County
Paul K. Tanaka
You will also have the opportunity to vote for 11 judges as well as 6 additional state positions.
*Note: The majority of Boyle Heights falls under AD 53, with parts in AD 51.