Once More From The Top:
THIS IS A WATER GRAB BY BIG AG AND THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
A grand total of 67 individual property owners are now in a position to impose a California Water District upon the remaining 1,700 property owners on 102,000 acres. Voting in this "election" is weighted toward who owns the most land.
Residents, retirees, homesteads, families going back generations, and small farms gearing up for true sustainability are about to be shoved aside in favor of a handful of fast-growing corporate ag entities.
ON THE PUBLIC'S TAX DOLLAR.
(And that is true whether they hold another election to tax all property owners, or get expected grants from the State Department of Water Resources. See below for more on that.)
Here is a chart of the top landowners and their overwhelming weight in this election: