I do agree that the death penalty should be abolished and substituted by other punishments. One of the most effective way of punishing murder criminal is by imprisoning then for life to prevent them committing crime again, but also they provide services that contribute to their upkeep and paying for restitution.
The proposition was fronted by a member of the public, Jeanne Woodford (KCET 1). I do agree with Woodford that prop 34 will a lot of funds that will go to law enforcement officer to counter crime in the State. For example, California has on record used $4 billion in managing death penalty since 1978. It is expensive managing murder cases than life imprisonment (KCET