Measure to repeal California’s death penalty qualifies for the November ballot

This is from the L.A. Times, July 30, 2016:

California voters will be asked this fall whether to repeal the state’s 38-year-old death penalty, as elections officials announced Friday that an initiative to abolish the law has earned a spot on the Nov. 8 ballot.

Read the rest here: http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-sac-essential-politics-measure-to-repeal-california-s-death-1466215480-htmlstory.html

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Loretta Sanchez backs repeal of California’s death penalty

July 6, 2016

Decrying California’s administration of capital punishment as unfair, inefficient and ineffective, U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez on Wednesday endorsed a fall ballot initiative to repeal the state’s long-dormant death penalty.