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Californians To Vote On Death Penalty, Pot, Gun Control

Voters cast their ballots at the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Voters cast their ballots at the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

This Election Day, voters in California will vote on 17 measures on issues ranging from the legalization of recreational marijuana to repealing the death penalty to whether to add a $2 tax on a pack of cigarettes.

Scott Shafer, senior editor at Here & Now contributor KQED, joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson to round up some of the big issues on the ballot.

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Scott Shafer, senior editor at KQED’s California politics and government desk. He tweets @scottshafer.

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