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A San Diego''' Marine Terminal Redevelopment Initiative''' effort was launched in March 2008.  The objective is to collect enough signatures to place an initiative on the November 2008 ballot in San Diego, [[California]].
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{{tnr}}A '''San Diego Marine Terminal Redevelopment Initiative, Proposition B''' ballot question on the [[November 4, 2008 ballot measures in California|November 4 ballot]] for voters in the City of San Diego in [[San Diego County, California ballot measures#November 4|San Diego, California]], where it was '''overwhelmingly defeated.'''
  
The initiative calls for various improvements at San Diego's 10th Avenue Marine Terminal, which is southeast of the San Diego Convention Center.  The improvements might include a hotel, sports arena, a park, a stadium or some other project. If the ballot initiative is approved, the authority to make these these redevelopment decisions would bein the hands of the San Diego Port Commission.
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The initiative called for various improvements at San Diego's 10th Avenue Marine Terminal, which is southeast of the San Diego Convention Center.  The improvements might have included a hotel, sports arena, a park, a stadium or some other project. If the ballot initiative is approved, the authority to make these these redevelopment decisions would bein the hands of the San Diego Port Commission.
  
Developer Richard Chase is supporting the ballot initiative. Environmentalists and waterfront property owners object to the proposed initiative.<ref>[http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20080408-0648-1bo08portbldgoppos.html ''San Diego Union-Tribune'', "Port building initiative encounters opposition"], April 8, 2008</ref>
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition B
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| yes = 162,502
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| yespct = 29.87
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| no = 381,593
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| nopct = 70.13
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| image =
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| unresolved =
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| state = Local
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| percent = 50
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: ''These final, certified, results are from the [http://www.co.san-diego.ca.us/voters/Eng/archive/200811bull.pdf San Diego County elections office]''.
  
There are some indications that a lawsuit might be filed against the initiative.<ref>[http://www.sddt.com/news/article.cfm?SourceCode=20080409tba ''San Diego Daily Transcript'', "Port looking into legality of proposed marine terminal ballot measure"], April 9, 2008</ref>
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==Support==
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Developer Richard Chase supported the ballot initiative. 
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==Opposition==
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Environmentalists and waterfront property owners objected to the proposed initiative.<ref>[http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20080408-0648-1bo08portbldgoppos.html ''San Diego Union-Tribune'', "Port building initiative encounters opposition"], April 8, 2008</ref>
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==Ballot question==
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{{Q box |
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  text = '''PROPOSITION B:''' "Shall the San Diego Unified Port District's Master Plan be Amended by the Adoption of "The Port of San Diego Marine Freight Preservation and Bayfront Redevelopment Initiative?"
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==Path to the ballot==
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62,000 signatures were submitted to qualify the measure for the ballot.<ref>[http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20080613-9999-1m13port.html ''Port opposes plan for development''], June 13, 2008</ref>
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==External links==
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20081013050430/http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/voters/Eng/proptext/B.pdf Full text of Proposition B (internet archive)]
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* [http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_10761515 Builders turn to voters in bid for San Diego port]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:23, 22 December 2012

A San Diego Marine Terminal Redevelopment Initiative, Proposition B ballot question on the November 4 ballot for voters in the City of San Diego in San Diego, California, where it was overwhelmingly defeated.

The initiative called for various improvements at San Diego's 10th Avenue Marine Terminal, which is southeast of the San Diego Convention Center. The improvements might have included a hotel, sports arena, a park, a stadium or some other project. If the ballot initiative is approved, the authority to make these these redevelopment decisions would bein the hands of the San Diego Port Commission.

Election results

Proposition B
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No381,59370.13%
Yes 162,502 29.87%
These final, certified, results are from the San Diego County elections office.

Support

Developer Richard Chase supported the ballot initiative.

Opposition

Environmentalists and waterfront property owners objected to the proposed initiative.[1]

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 B: "Shall the San Diego Unified Port District's Master Plan be Amended by the Adoption of "The Port of San Diego Marine Freight Preservation and Bayfront Redevelopment Initiative?"

Path to the ballot

62,000 signatures were submitted to qualify the measure for the ballot.[2]

External links

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