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California voters reject Propositions 45, 46, 48; pass 47
The Mercury News

California voters soundly rejected two hotly contested propositions Tuesday night — one that would have halted excessive health care insurance rates and another that would have raised the state’s 39-year-old cap on medical malpractice damage awards. An Indian gaming proposal also failed. But voters passed a measure that requires misdemeanor sentences rather than longer felony sentences for six crimes.