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'''San Francisco Proposition C''' appeared on the [[February 5, 2008 ballot measures in California|February 5, 2008]] countywide ballot in San Francisco, [[California]], where it lost by a margin of about 3-1.
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{{tnr}}A '''San Francisco Alcatrez Peace Center, Proposition C''' ballot question was on the [[February 5, 2008 ballot measures in California#San Francisco|February 5, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures#February 5|San Francisco]], where it was '''defeated.'''
Text of the ballot question:
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<blockquote> 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?  
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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".
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition C
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| yes = 69,251
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| yespct = 28.09
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| no = 177,301
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| nopct = 71.91
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| image =
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| unresolved =
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| state = Local
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| percent = 50.0
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}}
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:''These final, certified, election results are from the [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=1782 San Francisco elections office].''
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==Ballot question==
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{{Q box |
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  text = '''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?"
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}}
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==Path to the ballot==
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:: ''See also: [[Laws governing local ballot measures in California]]''
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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.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
  
* [[California city and county ballot initiatives]]
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* [[Local ballot measures, California]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://www.smartvoter.org/2008/02/05/ca/sf/ballot.html#LocalMeasures Text of ballot measure]
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* [http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/pdf/main/gic/elections/February5_2008.pdf Voter Information Pamphlet for Proposition C]
 
* [http://origin.mercurynews.com/news/ci_8176301 SF voters poised to reject Alcatraz peace park]
 
* [http://origin.mercurynews.com/news/ci_8176301 SF voters poised to reject Alcatraz peace park]
 
* [http://markasaurus.com/2008/02/06/election-wrap-up-san-francisco-world-peace-center-proposition-fails/ San Francisco World Peace Center proposition fails]
 
* [http://markasaurus.com/2008/02/06/election-wrap-up-san-francisco-world-peace-center-proposition-fails/ San Francisco World Peace Center proposition fails]
  
 
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{{california counties}}
[[category:california 2008 local ballot measures]]
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[[Category:Local war and peace, California, 2008]]

Revision as of 02:51, 21 January 2013

A San Francisco Alcatrez 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.

See also

External links

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