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Six ballot measures qualify to go before voters in November
Six ballot measures qualify to go before voters in November

California voters will get to weigh in on six ballot measures this November, including a proposal to reform criminal sentencing and a Gov. Jerry Brown-backed plan for a rainy-day fund. Thursday was the cutoff for measures to qualify for the ballot. That deadline is flexible for legislators, who have waived rules in the past to place measures on the ballot later in the summer.  The Legislature has placed two measures on the ballot so far. One is a rainy-day fund plan, a product of bipartisan negotiations this spring. There's also an $11.1-billion water bond plan, which was originally written in 2009. That bond has been criticized as being too bloated with earmarks. Legislators have...

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