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Opinion - May 28, 2010

Important issues on the June ballot

Voters will consider five propositions on June 8, including two that are largely financed and promoted by special interests that would benefit greatly if they passed. The other three includes one that would close a tax loophole in Proposition 13 so that buildings undergoing seismic retrofitting for safety reasons will not be reassessed to a higher value for property tax purposes. Proposition 14 would end partisan June primary elections by placing everyone who is running on a single ballot, and Proposition 15 seeks approval to test the use of public funds during the 2014 and 2018 campaigns for California secretary of state.

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