SF Usual Suspects

SF Ballot Measures – 11/04/08


CONSOLIDATED GENERAL ELECTION–Tuesday, November 4, 2008
LIST OF QUALIFIED BALLOT MEASURES (22 IN TOTAL)

Proposition A
San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center Earthquake Safety Bonds

Prop type: Bond Measure
Sponsors: Mayor and Board of Supervisors
Prop A News: Chron 1015 Ex 1007 Chron 0907 Ex 0828 Chron 0815
Websites in favor: www.savesfgeneral.com
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Proposition B
Establishing Affordable Housing Fund
Prop type: Charter Amendment
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop B News: Chron 1015 Ex 1007 Ex 0828 Chron 0815
Websites in favor: www.propb2008.org
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Proposition C
Prohibiting City Employees From Serving On Charter Boards and Commissions
Prop type: Charter Amendment
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop C News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition D
Financing Pier 70 Waterfront District Development Plan Upon Board Approval
Prop type: Charter Amendment
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop D News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition E Changing The Number Of Signatures Required To Recall City Officials Prop type: Charter Amendment
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop E News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition F
Holding All Scheduled City Elections Only In Even-Numbered Years
Prop type: Charter Amendment
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop F News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition G
Allowing Retirement System Credit For Unpaid Parental Leave
Prop type: Charter Amendment
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop G News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition H
Setting Clean Energy Deadlines; Studying Options for Providing Energy; Changing Revenue Bond Authority To Pay For Public Utility Facilities
Prop type: Charter Amendment
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop H News: NYTimes 1029 ABC 1028 Chron 1014 Ex 1007 Ex 0828 Chron 0815
Websites in favor: www.sfcleanenergy.com
Websites opposed: www.stoptheblankcheck.com

Proposition I
Creating The Office Of An Independent Rate Payer Advocate
Prop type: Charter Amendment
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop I News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition J
Creating A Historic Preservation Commission
Prop type: Charter Amendment
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop J News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition K
Changing The Enforcement Laws Related To Prostitution and Sex Workers
Prop type: Ordinance
Sponsors: Maxine Doogan
Prop K News: Bloomberg 1103 Tribune 1021 KCBS 1014 Chron 1014 LAT 0915 Chron 0911 Chron 0908 Ex 0828 Chron 0815
Websites in favor: http://espu-ca.org/wp/?page_id=173
Websites opposed
: www.noonk.net

Proposition L
Funding The Community Justice Center
Prop type: Ordinance
Sponsors: Mayor
Prop L News: Chron 1025 Ex 0828 Chron 0815
Websites in favor: http://www.communityjusticecourt.com/
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Proposition M
Changing The Residential Rent Ordinance To Prohibit Specific Acts of Harassment Of Tenants By Landlords
Prop type: Ordinance
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop M News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition N
Changing Real Property Transfer Tax Rates
Prop type: Ordinance
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop N News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
Websites in favor: http://www.sfhsn.org/YesonNYesonQ-Closetheloopholes.htm
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Proposition O
Replacing The Emergency Response Fee With An Access Line Tax And Revising The Telephone Users Tax
Prop type: Ordinance
Sponsors: Mayor and the Board of Supervisors
Prop O News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition P
Changing The Composition Of The San Francisco County Transportation Authority Board
Prop type: Ordinance
Sponsors: Mayor
Prop P News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition Q
Modifying The Payroll Expense Tax
Prop type: Ordinance
Sponsors: Board of Supervisors
Prop Q News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
Websites in favor: http://www.sfhsn.org/YesonNYesonQ-Closetheloopholes.htm
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Proposition R
Renaming The Oceanside Water Treatment Plant
Prop type: Ordinance
Sponsors: Brian McConnell and Michael Jacinto
Prop R News: Chron1103 Chron 1014 Ex 0928 Ex 0828 Chron 0815
Websites in favor: www.presidentialmemorial.wordpress.com
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Proposition S
Policy Regarding Budget Set-Asides And Identification Of Replacement Funds

Prop type: Ordinance
Sponsors: Mayor
Prop S News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition T
Free And Low-Cost Substance Abuse Treatment
Prop type: Ordinance
Sponsors: Supervisor Daly, Supervisor Peskin, Supervisor Mirkarimi, Supervisor McGoldrick
Prop T News: Ex 0828 Chron 0815
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Proposition U
Policy Against Funding The Deployment Of Armed Forces In Iraq
Prop type: Declaration of Policy
Sponsors: Supervisor Daly, Supervisor McGoldrick, Supervisor Ammiano, Supervisor Mirkarimi, Supervisor Peskin
Prop U News: Ex 0918 Ex 0828 Chron 0815
Websites in favor: www.yesonpropu.blogspot.com
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Proposition V
Policy Against Terminating JROTC Programs In Public High Schools
Prop type: Declaration of Policy
Sponsors: Michael Bernick
Prop V News: Chron 1014 BAR 0814 Chron 0708 Chron 0708 SFGB 0827 Ex0913 Ex 0828 Chron 0815
Websites in favor: www.choicesf.org
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