Oakland Actuarially Sound Deadline For Full Funding of the Police and Fire Retirement System, Measure J (November 2011)
Approval of Measure J would have allowed the city to defer full funding of its pension system past 2026.
24.92% of Oakland's registered voters, or 49,058, cast a ballot in the election.
- Election results are from the Alameda County elections office.
Measure J was opposed by Oakland resident Len Raphael, who said, "Vote NO on J because we should not make the younger generations pay for the retirement costs of my generation and older—since we are the ones who actually benefited from the services of the retired employees."
The question on the ballot:
|MEASURE H: "Shall the Charter be amended to allow the City of Oakland to change the deadline for fully funding its Police and Fire Retirement Plan to a new financially responsible deadline?"|
- Oakland Local, "Oakland Council appoints Parker City Attorney, puts $80 parcel tax on ballot," July 22, 2011
- Oakland North, "Election results: All Oakland city ballot measures fail," November 15, 2011
- Oakland Local, "Dummies’ Guide to Measure J (aka the PFRS-pension-plan funding extension)," October 22, 2011