Initiatives

California affords voters a way to propose laws separate from the normal legislative process. The right to an initiative allows voters to circulate the proposed text, collect signatures of registered voters, and then campaign for passage of the initiative on the next ballot.

LandWatch has been involved, supported and/or opposed various initiatives offered in the County and local elections. You can find more on each initiative on the following pages:

  • Measure E (2000) An Urban Growth Boundary in Marina
    • LandWatch Position: Supported It
    • Status: Passed
  • Measure O (2004) Restricts Construction in Areas Zone Open Space
    • LandWatch Position: Supported It
  • Measure G (2009) Creation of the Town of Carmel Valley
    • LandWatch Position: Supported It
    • Status: Failed
  • Measure M (2014) Protect 540 Acres on Fort Ord
    • LandWatch Position: Supported It
    • Status: Failed
  • Measure K (2014) Allowed for the Monterey Downs Project to Be Built
    • LandWatch Position: Opposed It
    • Status: Failed
  • Measure Q (2014) Provided Transit Options for Veterans, Seniors, and those with Disabilities
    • LandWatch Position: Supported It
    • Status: Passed
  • Measure Q (2020) A Renewal of the Urban Growth Boundary in Marina
    • LandWatch Position: Supported It
    • Status: Passed
Legislative Issues & Actions