Pollster: Younger voters didn’t decide outcome of Prop. 30
Even more significant than the youth vote was the impact of ethnic-minority voters. They turned out in record numbers and tended to oppose Republican positions, the duo said.
"I think the 2012 election in California may prove to be a turning point in California politics," DiCamillo said of the significance of Latino, Asian American, African American and other minority voters, who cast about four of every 10 ballots statewide.
La Opinión: Promueven el voto latino en Los Ángeles
By Marvelia Alpizar/La Opinión
A dos días de las elecciones presidenciales, distintas coaliciones del condado de Los Ángeles continúan luchando intensamente para sacar el voto latino a la calle en forma masiva.
Una coalición formada por California Calls, Lucha del Pueblo (Inner City Struggles) y SCOPE realizó ayer una jornada para pedir a los residentes del Este de Los Ángeles y otras áreas de la ciudad que salgan este martes a votar y sean la voz de aquellos que luchan por sus derechos pero que no pueden ejercer el voto.
KABC-TV: Gov. Brown visits LA to push Prop. 30
By Amy Powell/KABC-TV
Gov. Jerry Brown is making the rounds this weekend trying to shore up support for his plan to temporarily increase the California sales tax and permanently increase income taxes for high-income taxpayers.
The Sacramento Bee: Poll finds Jerry Brown has a chance to pass Proposition 30 Read more here: http
By David Siders/The Sacramento Bee
Public support for Gov. Jerry Brown's initiative to raise taxes remains below 50 percent, but the measure no longer appears to be on a downward trajectory, leaving Brown within striking distance one week before Election Day, according to a new Field Poll.
Jewish Journal: Jews push for Prop. 30
By Jonah Lowenfeld/Jewish Journal
With recent polls showing that support has fallen below 50 percent for Proposition 30 — Gov. Jerry Brown’s temporary tax hike initiative that would help fund education across California — Jewish organizers working on behalf of the measure are working hard to convince Californians to approve the measure.
Huffington Post: Prop 30’s Passage In California Could Depend On College Student Turnout
By Tyler Kingkade/Huffington Post
With support for Proposition 30 sliding among California voters, the decision to approve the initiative, which would raise taxes on the wealthy to increase funding for public education, could fall to students at the state's public universities.
The Modest Bee: Prop. 30 our best chance to help schools Read more here: http://www.modbee.com/2012
By The Modesto Bee
As the election campaign enters its final days, there's little doubt that Gov. Jerry Brown's tax measure is losing support among California voters. That's unfortunate. If Proposition 30 fails, the impact will be devastating for our schools.
The Sacramento Bee: ‘Don’t be complacent,’ Jerry Brown urges students at Prop. 30 rally
By David Siders/The Sacramento Bee
Gov. Jerry Brown urged college students this afternoon to rally support on campus for his Nov. 6 ballot initiative to raise taxes, saying that by doing so they can avoid a tuition increase.
"My plea to you is, don't be complacent," the Democratic governor told about 200 students at a rally at the University of California, Los Angeles. "You can avoid that tuition hike.
Mercury News: Brown pushes college students to support tax hike
By Michael R Blood/AP
Facing a high-risk election next month, Gov. Jerry Brown began campaigning publicly Tuesday to win support for a proposed tax increase that he promises will invigorate California universities long trapped in cycles of cutbacks and tuition increases.
Public News Service: Prop 30 vs. Prop 38: Community Groups Call for a Truce
By Lori Abbott/Public News Service - CA
California voters will soon decide between two rival ballot measures designed to help fund education, Propositions 30 and 38. A coalition of community groups and faith-based organizations, Reclaim California's Future, is calling for an end to negative attack ads on Prop 30 they say may result in neither measure passing.