The California Ballot Propositions Database and the California Ballot Initiatives Database are both offline due to a major server crash. As of August 2013, we have recovered all the missing data and updated with new materials. They will return to service soon. If you have further questions about these databases, please contact Chuck Marcus. We apologize for the long inconvenience.
PDF images of California Ballot Propositions (1911-2012) and California Ballot Initiatives(1912-2000) are available online. Propositions and Initiatives are now searchable on Google by entering your search terms followed by site:librarysource.uchastings.edu/initiatives for CA Initiatives or site:library.uchastings.edu/research/online-research/ballots.php for CA Propositions.
A History of California Initiatives: 1912 through July 2013 The Secretary of State has made available online an historical study and statistical analysis of California initiative measures.
California Attorney General Official Website For current information and full text of Inititatives (2004- current).
California Secretary of State Official Website For current information and full text of Propositions (1996- current).