Voter Guide - November 6, 2018 Midterm Elections

All of the following positions were endorsed by the Libertarian Party of Santa Cruz County Central Committee.

Local Santa Cruz County Ballot Measures:

Measure Recommended Vote Description
A NO Scotts Valley Unified School District parcel Tax
B NO Soquel Union Elementary School parcel tax
G NO Santa Cruz County sales tax
H NO Santa Cruz County affordable housing
I NO City of Capitola Cannabis business tax
J NO City of Capitola transient occupancy tax
K Neutral City of Capitola change treasurer from elected to appointed
L YES City of Capitola Greenway initiative
M NO City of Santa Cruz rent control initiative
N NO City of Scotts Valley transient occupancy tax
O NO City of Watsonville transient occupancy tax
P NO La Selva Beach Recreation District parcel tax
W NO West Valley-Mission Community College bond

Local Santa Cruz County Candidates:

Office Candidate
Santa Cruz City Council Paige Concannon
Santa Cruz City Council Ashley Scontriano
Assembly District 29 Vicki Nohrden 
Soquel Union Elementary School District Brian Phelps-Tihista

California Statewide Ballot Measures:

Proposition Recommended Vote Description
1 NO Authorizes Bonds to Fund Specified Housing Assistance Programs. Legislative Statute.(PDF)
2 NO Authorizes Bonds to Fund Existing Housing Program for Individuals with Mental Illness. Legislative Statute. (PDF)
3 NO Authorizes Bonds to Fund Projects for Water Supply and Quality, Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Water Conveyance, and Groundwater Sustainability and Storage. Initiative Statute.(PDF)
4 NO Authorizes Bonds Funding Construction at Hospitals Providing Children’s Health Care. Initiative Statute.(PDF)
5 YES Changes Requirements for Certain Property Owners to Transfer their Property Tax Base to Replacement Property. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.(PDF)
6 YES Eliminates Certain Road Repair and Transportation Funding. Requires Certain Fuel Taxes and Vehicle Fees be Approved by The Electorate. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.(PDF)
7 Neutral Conforms California Daylight Saving Time to Federal Law. Allows Legislature to Change Daylight Saving Time Period. Legislative Statute. (PDF)
8 NO Regulates Amounts Outpatient Kidney Dialysis Clinics Charge for Dialysis Treatment. Initiative Statute.
10 NO Expands Local Governments’ Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property. Initiative Statute.
11 NO

Requires Private-Sector Emergency Ambulance Employees to Remain On-Call During Work Breaks. Eliminates Certain Employer Liability. Initiative Statute.

12 NO Establishes New Standards for Confinement of Specified Farm Animals; Bans Sale of Noncomplying Products. Initiative Statute.