Get money out of politics. Enact public campaign financing like Maine and Arizona.
Real-time reporting of campaign donations.
The Top 2 primary should be overturned or modified.
Participation in the general election should be based on a reasonable performance threshold in the primary.
Establish a system of proportional representation within multi-seat districts.
Debates must be public and include all balloted candidates.
Support reforms like Instant Runoff Voting and Shared Voting.
Advocate for smaller districts to improve representation.
Remove obstacles to candidate and voter participation.
Simplify voter registration to include only mission critical information.
Use special elections to test election reforms.
Help State and Local Businesses
Support Ellen Brown's call for a state bank.
Focus on where the office interacts with improving the economy and protecting the environment.
Improve functional online access to public data. Government online checkbook to increase transparency.
Establish policy that bans GMOs or requires producers to label GMOs. Encourage transition to organic methods.
Recognize local legalization of cannabis.
Improve Our Environment
Establish policy to close all nuclear power facilities in California. Given that several decades have passed without an industry solution to radioactive spent fuel, a prudent action would be to suspend the production of fuel rods until technology produces a solution. We face serious threats to the environment and our quality of life given the ongoing conditions at Fukushima.
Work with the Counties to ban fracking. The Governor should suspend fracking in California until consensus can be reached on an appropriate course of action. Given the ongoing drought situation in California it would be negligent to allow fracking to continue.
Reduce state sponsored surveillance and data mining of Californians.
The minimum wage should be re-calibrated for today's cost of living.
The Green party supports single payer healthcare.
Work with the Governor to end the death penalty, end prolonged solitary confinement and release those held for nonviolent substance use where appropriate.
Support divestment from fossil fuels.