When Californians go to the polls November 3, they not only will decide the fate of a massive property tax increase (Proposition 15), but will vote on 237 local tax increases and two proposed tax repeals. The tax increases include measures that would authorize bonds that would be repaid via property tax increases. The measures include 176 that propose direct tax increases. Based upon data available and estimates provided by local jurisdictions, these measures add up to $1.5 billion annually…