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Distribution of answers submitted by Democrats.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 9, 2013. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Rainy Day Fund Increase
The California Rainy Day Budget Stabilization Fund Act would increase the state’s savings from 5% to 10% by setting aside 3% of state revenues. Exceptions would include years when revenues drop below the previous years budget and increasing the amount of savings during years of budget surplus. See recent Rainy Day Fund Increase news
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We shouldn't spend our entire budget and should always have a surplus on hand for "rainy days" but the only way to achieve this is to drastically reduce the budget. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Bishop, CA
Kill the dream act in all of its forms and deport ALL illegal immigrants. if they want to return they need to follow procedure then by all means let them return and become part of the system instead of leeching from it. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Folsom, CA
Yes, increase our savings, and cut spending. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Fresno, CA
Depends on how trustworthy and secure the rainy day fund is. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Aptos, CA
Yes but the money would not be allowed for anything, unless voted upon by registered voters. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Santa Rosa, CA
I have no knowledge regarding this issue. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Brisbane, CA
Yes, provided there is a cap on the maximum amount in the fund. The state government cannot borrow like the feds. This will provide a cushion in an economic downturn while cuts are enacted. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Kenwood, CA
I am to uninformed to have an opinion. 3 years ago from a Democrat in El Cerrito, CA
No, spending should be directed to public schools. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Sacramento, CA
Yes, but only after the full Prop 98 portion is allotted to public education. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Davis, CA
Yes, but it must be for Higher Education, infrastructure, K-12 Education and nothing else. 3 years ago from a Democrat in San Diego, CA
Yes, if we can afford to do so while maintaining essential services. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Spreckels, CA
Not 3%. Too high. Closer to 1.25%. After 4 years, that's 5 percent, after 8 years, that's 10 percent. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Granada Hills, CA