How we judge statewide measures on Nov. 8 ballot

Here’s a summary of The Sacramento Bee editorial board’s recommendations on the 17 statewide measures on the Nov. 8 ballot. To read the full endorsements, go to sacbee.com/opinion/election-endorsements:

Proposition 52 (state fees on hospitals)

Proposition 56 (tobacco tax increase)

Proposition 57 (criminal sentencing)

Proposition 58 (bilingual education)

Proposition 62 (death penalty repeal)

Proposition 67 (referendum on state plastic bag ban)

Proposition 54 (legislative bills)

Proposition 55 (tax extensions)

Proposition 59 (advisory on Citizens United)

Proposition 63 (ammunition sales)

Proposition 51 ($9 billion bond for schools, community colleges)

Proposition 53 (revenue bond votes)

Proposition 61 (prescription drug prices)

Proposition 64 (recreational marijuana legalization)

Proposition 66 (death penalty procedures)

Proposition 60 (condoms in adult films)

Proposition 65 (plastic bag fees)