Court decisions and California statutes bear on what local
agencies can and cannot do on ballot measures.
Case law includes Stanson v. Mott (1976) and Vargas
v. City of Salinas (2009).
The links at right are to the above-mentioned cases and the
California statutes relevant to ballot measure activities.
This article explains the impact of a California Supreme Court
decision (Vargas v. City of Salinas) on the use of
public resources for campaign purposes in ballot measure