Local Ballot Measure Status

Measures For Future Elections

Revised 12/7/2016
DRAFT TITLE OF PROPOSED MEASURE SUBMITTED FOR TITLE AND SUMMARY TITLE AND SUMMARY ISSUED SUBMISSION DEADLINE STATUS  PROPONENT(S)  CONTACT INFORMATION

Initiative Ordinance: Housing and Inequality Task Force

11/04/2016 11/17/2016 05/16/2017 Proof of Publication submitted, awaiting signatures Gregory Ferenstein  

Initiative Ordinance: 2016 Sunshine Ordinance Amendments

05/23/2016 06/07/2016 12/04/2016 Signatures not submitted Allyson M. Washburn, Richard A. Knee, Maxine Anderson  
DRAFT TITLE OF PROPOSED MEASURE PETITION APPROVED FOR CIRCULATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE STATUS SIGNATURES REQUIRED PROPONENT(S) CONTACT INFORMATION
Recall of Elected Official (Mayor)  10/7/2016 3/20/2017 Awaiting Signatures  47,565  Michael Murphy 415.564.3622

*For information regarding statewide ballot measures, please visit the California Secretary of State Elections and Voter Information page.

 

November 8, 2016 Consolidated General Election

Ballot Questions

LETTER

SCHOOL PROPOSITIONS

PROPONENT(S)

PROPONENT CONTACT INFORMATION

PROPONENT ARGUMENT AUTHOR(S)

OPPONENT ARGUMENT AUTHOR(S)

A

School Bonds

Percentage required for passage: 55%

San Francisco Unified School District

Paul Murre

info@yesonsfschools.com

San Francisco Unified School District

The Libertarian Party of San Francisco

B

City College Parcel Tax

Percentage required for passage: 66 2/3%

San Francisco Community College Board of Trustees

Ryan Blake

RyanB@bmwl.net

San Francisco Community College Board

None Submitted

LETTER

CITY AND COUNTY PROPOSITIONS

PROPONENT(S)

PROPONENT CONTACT INFORMATION

PROPONENT ARGUMENT Author(S)

OPPONENT ARGUMENT AUTHOR(S)

BOND MEASURES

C

Loans to Finance Acquisition and Rehabilitation of Affordable Housing

Percentage required for passage: 66 2/3%

Supervisors Peskin and Breed

 

Supervisor Peskin

None Submitted

LETTER

CITY AND COUNTY PROPOSITIONS

PROPONENT(S)

PROPONENT CONTACT INFORMATION

PROPONENT ARGUMENT AUTHOR(S)

OPPONENT ARGUMENT AUTHOR(S)

CHARTER AMENDMENTS

D

Vacancy Appointments

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Avalos, Mar, Campos, Kim, Peskin, and Yee   Supervisor Avalos Senator Dianne Feinstein

E

Responsibility for Maintaining Street Trees and Surrounding Sidewalks​

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Avalos, Wiener, and Mar

Coalition for Healthy Trees and Safe Sidewalks

415-841-2155

phillipere@gmail.com

Supervisor Wiener None Submitted

F

Youth Voting in Local Elections

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Avalos, Campos, Kim, Mar, Wiener, and Yee Vote 16, A Diverse Coalition to Expand Voting Rights Supervisor Avalos

Terence Faulker

106 Crespi Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94132
415-570-3750

G

Police Oversight

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Cohen and Breed Ryan Blake
(415) 615-0311
Supervisor Cohen None Submitted

H

Public Advocate

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Campos, Avalos, Kim, and Mar Jon Golinger
(415) 424-8375
SFPublicAdvocate@gmail.com
www.SFPublicAdvocate.com
Tom Ammiano Senator Dianne Feinstein

I

Funding for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Cohen, Mar, Yee, Avalos, Campos, Breed, and Kim   Supervisor Cohen

Terence Faulkner

106 Crespi Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94132
415-570-3750

J

Funding for Homelessness and Transportation

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Mayor Ed Lee; Supervisors Wiener and Farrell   Mayor Lee Save MUNI

K

General Sales Tax*

*When the Board of Supervisors voted to place the General Sales Tax ordinance on the ballot, the legislation included a requirement that the ordinance be assigned the letter successive to the letter assigned to the Funding for Homelessness and Transportation Charter amendment.

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Mayor Ed Lee; Supervisors Farrell, and Wiener       Mayor Lee Save MUNI

L

MTA Appointments and Budget

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Yee, Kim, Peskin, and Campos   Supervisor Yee Supervisor Wiener

M

Housing and Development Commission

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Peskin, Kim, and Mar   Supervisor Peskin Senator Dianne Feinstein

N

Non-Citizen Voting in School Board Elections

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Mar, Campos, Cohen, Wiener, and Kim   Supervisor Mar

Terence Faulkner

106 Crespi Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94132
415-570-3750

LETTER

CITY AND COUNTY PROPOSITIONS

PROPONENT(S)

PROPONENT CONTACT INFORMATION

PROPONENT ARGUMENT AUTHOR(S)

OPPONENT ARGUMENT AUTHOR(S)

ORDINANCES

O

Office Development in Candlestick Point and Hunters Point

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Dr. Veronica Hunnicutt, Shamann Walton, Sophie Maxwell

Jobs, Housing and Parks Now For Candlestick Point & Hunters Point Shipyard

info@jobshousingparksnow.com

415-894-0856

Dr. Veronica Hunnicutt, Shamann Walton, Sophie Maxwell

Calvin Welch

P

Competitive Bidding for Affordable Housing Projects on City-Owned Property

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Wayne Nowak

Jim Sutton
jsutton@campaignlawyers.com

Supervisor Farrell

San Francisco Council of Community Housing Organizations

Q

Prohibiting Tents on Public Sidewalks

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Farrell, Tang, Cohen, and Wiener

Paul Murre

info@housingnottents.com

Supervisor Farrell

Supervisor Avalos

R

Neighborhood Crime Unit

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Wiener, Cohen, Tang, and Ferrell   Supervisor Wiener Supervisor Avalos

S

Allocation of Hotel Tax Funds

Percentage required for passage: 66 2/3%

Jonathan Moscone, Martha Ryan

Jasmine Conrad
Campaign Coordinator, Principal Officer
415-336-4149
info@bettersf.com

Supervisor Mar None Submitted

T

Restricting Gifts and Campaign Contributions from Lobbyists​

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

San Francisco Ethics Commission Paul Renne, Chair
San Francisco Ethics Commission
(415) 252-3100
ethics.commission@sfgov.org
San Francisco Ethics Commission None Submitted

U

Affordable Housing Requirements for Market-Rate Development Projects

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Thomas A. Hsieh Jim Sutton
jsutton@campaignlawyers.com
Supervisor Farrell San Francisco Council of Community Housing Organizations

V

Tax on Distributing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Cohen, Wiener, Mar, and Farrell Monica Chinchilla
415-699-6750
monichinchilla@gmail.com
Supervisor Cohen Troy Reese

W

Real Estate Transfer Tax on Properties Over $5 Million

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Kim, Campos, Peskin, Mar, Avalos, and Yee Michelle Verger
(925) 324-4515
mverger@storefrontpolitical.com
Supervisor Kim San Francisco Apartment Association

X

Preserving Space for Neighborhood Arts, Small Businesses and Community Services in Certain Neighborhoods​

Percentage required for passage: 50% + 1

Supervisors Kim, Peskin, and Campos Michelle Verger
(925) 324-4515
mverger@storefrontpolitical.com
Supervisor Kim San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association

LETTER

DISTRICT PROPOSITIONS

PROPONENT(S)

PROPONENT CONTACT INFORMATION

PROPONENT ARGUMENT

OPPONENT ARGUMENT AUTHOR

RR

BART Safety, Reliability and Traffic Relief

Percentage required for passage: 66 2/3%

Bay Area Rapit Transit Board of Directors   Committee to Keep BART Safe and Reliable 2016 Kersten Institute for Governance and Public Policy, Libertarian Party of San Francisco, Alliance of Contra Costa Taxpayers