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-- I don't know -- governor Mitt Romney of course have been featured players in this election today but.
Voters also being asked to consider several ballot initiatives.
That could bring about historic changes in American social policy they range from same sex marriage to the legalization of marijuana.
Fox News correspondent Adam Housley is why.
Los Angeles -- -- more on that and Adam I understand advocates of same sex marriage have some reason to celebrate tonight.
Yeah you know the ballot initiative process of course here in California so famous -- quite quickly do you wanna say the California had a couple of controversial ones here.
One they did not slow down the death penalty so it is still allowed in California in two.
Looks like they passed a tax measure here that would make California the most taxed state in the union.
So that's kind of controversial here in California a bit of a surprise to consider the economy here in the Golden State is in the best but you mentioned the the -- about process across the country.
Same sex marriage and marijuana both spared very well the ballot box first of all main.
Passage as well as Maryland and Washington all three of them -- referendums.
Allowing for same sex marriage they legalized -- in Maine Maryland and Washington.
And an amendment to vote against it in Minnesota is too close to call.
At this hour -- time to the -- medical marijuana front.
We know that the two big states here that passed the the American Mets medical marijuana were.
-- the last few once and it was Montana.
And it's in the -- -- network -- it's actually failing.
The interesting both the with marijuana was the fact that Colorado and Washington.
Allowed to be passed in any instance a one -- for example in Colorado with theoretically be legal for anybody so -- California was the first the past.
Medical marijuana way back when Washington and Colorado -- it for anybody but as the governor of Colorado has said tonight -- Don't get your hopes up too fast because it's still illegal at the federal level so you can sure there's going to be a battle in the state of Colorado the very least over whether or not.
Marijuana will be allowed legally up to one ounce to carry and for anybody to smoke -- watching that very closely here in the West Coast great.
Well -- my guess is they're celebrating in boulder this hour and that's of the British and they continue you know while.
Well a funny quote that came out real quick with a funny -- -- came out from the governor's office when the spokesman said.
Don't eat your sees what -- I -- a -- -- And goldfish too fat.
I mean it is still illegal at the federal level.
I don't think there was any any any inference of a sarcastic humor there whatsoever Greg a clear reference to the post pot munchies.
Adam Housley Clinton now I have asthma at a -- -- And Els Lee thanks -- -- live from California.
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