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State Supreme Court Orders Taxpayer Protection Act Off the Ballot

by on June 20, 2024

posted in Elections, Initiatives,

Cities, counties, and special districts can breathe a sigh of relief.  Today, the California Supreme Court ordered the “Taxpayer Protection and Government Accountability Act,” or “TPA,” be left off the November ballot.  The Court’s decision was unanimous. The legal issue decided was a technical—though important—one.  The Court determined the TPA was a “revision” rather than “amendment” to the State Constitution.  This determination, the Court reasoned, required the extraordinary relief of keeping the TPA off the ballot. Amendment or Revision? Constitutional ... Continue Reading

tags: California Supreme Court, Consitutional Convention, Initiative, November 2024 Election, Taxpayer Protection Act, TPA,