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San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center bonds, Proposition A (November 2008)

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A San Francisco Hospital Bonds Act, Proposition A ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, where it was approved.

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.

Election results

Proposition A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 300,595 83.81%
No58,04916.19%
These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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.

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