San Francisco Alcatraz Peace Center, Proposition C (February 2008)

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A San Francisco Alcatraz Peace Center, Proposition C ballot question was on the February 5, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, where it was defeated.

If Proposition C had been approved, it would have made it a city policy that the city should "explore and facilitate the acquisition of Alcatraz Island from the United States Government to transform it into a Global Peace Center."

Election results

Proposition C
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No177,30171.91%
Yes 69,251 28.09%
These final, certified, election results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition C: "Shall it be City policy that the City should explore and facilitate the acquisition of Alcatraz Island from the United States Government to transform it into a Global Peace Center?"[1]

Path to the ballot

See also: Laws governing local ballot measures in California

The San Francisco Department of Elections certified on August 23, 2007 that Proposition C had qualified for the ballot because at least 10,396 valid signatures were submitted to that end. 10,396 was the number of signatures required for certification because it was 5% of the total number of voters cast for Mayor in 2003.

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