Michael Tubbs is Stockton’s first Black mayor and the youngest in the city’s history. He was elected at age 26 and is now 30 years old.
He is running for re-election in 2020 and here are his endorsements on a few propositions:
Measure X: YES
Proposing special taxes on commercial cannabis businesses in unincorporated San Joaquin County.
Proposition 15: YES
Schools and Communities First. Adjusts the limitations on property taxes introduced by Prop. 13 in 1978.
Proposition 16: YES
Repeals Prop. 209 enacted in 1996, which banned affirmative action in the public sector based on race, sex, or ethnicity.
Proposition 17: YES
Allows people on parole with felony convictions to vote.
Proposition 18: YES
Allows 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections if they will turn 18 by the subsequent general election.
Proposition 19: YES
Shifts the property tax burden towards owners of inherited properties from older homeowners, disabled homeowners, and victims of natural disasters.
Proposition 20: NO
Adds more crimes to the list of violent felonies for which early parole is restricted, and require DNA collection for certain misdemeanors.
Proposition 22: NO
Exempts App-Based Transportation and Delivery Companies from Providing Employee Benefits to Certain Drivers.
Proposition 25: YES
Referendum to Overturn a 2018 Law That Replaced Money Bail System with A System Based on Public Safety Risk.