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Election Day Results
With a record number of Californians voting and this year’s mail-in ballot system, California’s Election Day results are still being tallied. The California Catholic Conference is excited to report that Prop 20, which would have expanded criminal penalties, was rejected by voters. The Bishops of California opposed this measure, as it would have rolled back major criminal justice reforms. The measure failed by a margin of more than 24%.
Insights: End of Signing Period; Respect Life Month
The end of the legislative signing period brings wins, major disappointments; October is Respect Life Month; USCCB Denounces Exclusion of Catholic schools in the HEROES Act; election resources and wildfire relief support in this week's Insights.