QUESTIONS ON THE BALLOT
On November 7, 2017, Debra Todd will stand for Retention (a Yes/No Vote) on the General Election Ballot.
In 2007, Debra Todd became the first Democratic Woman in history to be elected to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. She is now in line to become Pennsylvania’s first female Chief Justice.
Read about Debra Todd here.
“Shall the Pennsylvania Constitution be amended to permit the General Assembly to enact legislation authorizing local taxing authorities to exclude from taxation up to 100 percent of the assessed value of each homestead property with a local taxing jurisdiction, rather than limit the exclusion to one-half of the median assessed value of all homestead property, which is the existing law.”
See the full statement from the Office of the Attorney General.
PA Together urges you to Vote "No". Click here for their explanation.
Another explanation as to why you should Vote "No". See "Ballot Question Causes Concern - Why are we allowing budgets to be balanced on the backs of children?"
The League of Women Voters issued an official non-partisan statement here.