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On MapLight Voter's Edge, you can find this information about a ballot measure:

General:

  • To learn more about where MapLight got the information, click the “i” symbol
  • To see more detailed information, click “more”

Summary:

  • Topic: a nonpartisan description of the ballot measure topic, from MapLight
  • Summary: a brief, nonpartisan synopsis of the ballot measure, from MapLight
  • Official summary: a synopsis of the ballot measure, from the Secretary of State
  • What your vote means: a description of the effect that a Yes and No vote would have, from the state’s official voter guide
  • How much it would cost: a description of the fiscal impact that the ballot measure will have if it passes, and the fiscal impact if it doesn’t pass, from the state’s official voter guide
  • Campaign arguments: the arguments for and against the ballot measure, from the state’s official voter guide
  • Campaign information: details about the campaigns that are supporting and opposing the ballot measure
  • Additional details: additional information about the ballot measure and how it got on the ballot

Funding:

  • The top funders of the campaigns supporting and opposing the ballot measure

Endorsements:

  • A list of organizations that have issued statements supporting or opposing the ballot measure

News:

  • Media articles related to the ballot measure

Editorials:

  • Editorials that have been written supporting or opposing the ballot measure

Campaign Advertisements:

  • Advertisements that support or oppose the ballot measure

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