San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center bonds, Proposition A (November 2008)
Proposition A authorized San Francisco to borrow $887.4 million in order to build/rebuild/improve San Francisco's General Hospital and Trauma Center, with particular attention to the earthquake safety of the hospital.
- These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|Proposition A: "To ensure the availability of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center in the event of a natural disaster or emergency, by building and/or rebuilding and improving the earthquake safety of the hospital and to pay related costs necessary or convenient for the foregoing purposes, shall the City and County of San Francisco issue $887,400,000 in general obligation bonds subject to independent oversight and regular audits?"|
Path to the ballot
Proposition A was referred to the ballot on July 22, 2008 by an 11-0 vote of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
In favor: Supervisors Alioto-Pier, Ammiano, Chu, Daly, Dufty, Elsbernd, Maxwell, McGoldrick, Mirkarimi, Peskin and Sandoval.
- November 4, 2008 official San Francisco voter guide
- David Latterman's analysis of the November 2008 San Francisco local ballot measures