A "Yes" vote approves, and a "No" vote rejects, law replacing money bail with system based on public safety and flight risk. Fiscal Impact: Increased costs possibly in mid hundreds of millions of dollars annually for a new process for release from jail prior to trial. Decreased county jail costs, possibly in high tens of millions of dollars annually.
LENORE ANDERSON, President Californians for Safety and Justice DIANA BECTON, Contra Costa County District Attorney HEIDI L. STRUNK, President Mental Health America of California
ALICE HUFFMAN, President California State Conference of the NAACP CHRISTINE WARD, Executive Director Crime Victims Alliance QUENTIN L. KOPP, Retired California Superior Court Judge
Rebuttal Against Author
STEVEN BRADFORD, Vice-Chair California Legislative Black Caucus LESLI CALDWELL, County Chief Public Defender, Retired JESSICA BARTHOLOW, Policy Advocate Western Center on Law & Poverty
REFERENDUM ON LAW THAT REPLACED MONEY BAIL WITH SYSTEM BASED ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND FLIGHT RISK California Proposition 25 (2020).