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{{tnr}}A '''San Francisco Bayview Jobs and Housing, Proposition G''' was on the [[June 3, 2008 ballot measures in California|June 3, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures|San Francisco]], [[California]], where it passed by an almost 2/3 majority. Measure G allows the Lennar Corporation to develop an 800-acre parcel in Bay View-Hunter's Point with shops and high-rise office and residential space, and clean up toxins from the Naval Shipyards.
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{{tnr}}A '''San Francisco Bayview Jobs and Housing, Proposition G''' ballot question was on the [[June 3, 2008 ballot measures in California|June 3, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures#June 3|San Francisco]], [[California]], where it was '''easily approved.'''<ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/05/16/BAHM10LRJG.DTL&type=politics ''San Francisco Chronicle'', "S.F. voters face ballot measures", May 17, 2008]</ref>
  
Supporters of G say that if it didn't pass, the 49ers would never have had another chance to build a stadium in San Francisco.
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Proposition G allowed the Lennar Corporation to develop an 800-acre parcel in Bay View-Hunter's Point with shops and high-rise office and residential space, and clean up toxins from the Naval Shipyards.
  
Measure G will also:
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Proposition G also:
  
* Allow 33% of the residences to go to affordable housing for families of differing income groups.  
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* Allowed 33% of the residences to go to affordable housing for families of differing income groups.  
* Include some accommodations for those in the lowest-income bracket.
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* Included some accommodations for those in the lowest-income bracket.
  
Measure G competed with [[San Francisco Hunter's Point Redevelopment Measure F (June 2008)|Measure F]], on the same ballot, which was defeated by a wide margin.
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Supporters of Proposition G said that if it didn't pass, the 49ers would never have had another chance to build a stadium in San Francisco.
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Proposition G competed with [[San Francisco Hunter's Point Redevelopment, Proposition F (June 2008)|Proposition F]], on the same ballot. Proposition F was defeated by a wide margin.
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition G
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| yes = 99,008
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| yespct = 62.49
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| no = 59,423
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| nopct = 37.51
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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=1787 San Francisco elections office].''
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==Ballot question==
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{{Q box |
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  text = '''Proposition G:''' "Shall it be City policy to encourage timely development of a mixed-use project in the Bayview on Candlestick Point and Hunters Point Shipyard, including a new 49ers stadium or a non-stadium alternative; shall the City be authorized to transfer park land in Candlestick Point for non-recreational use if the land is replaced with new public parks or open spaces of at least equal size and the transfer meets the measure's policy objectives; and shall Propositions D and F, approved by the voters in June 1997, be repealed?"
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}}
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/uploadedfiles/elections/candidates/Jun2008_LT_Mixed-UseDevelopment.pdf Text of measure] PDF.
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* [http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/pdf/main/gic/elections/June3_2008.pdf Official voter pamphlet for Proposition G]
 
* [http://www.beyondchron.org/news/index.php?itemid=5632 Lennar's Prop G: A Vision or a Mirage?]
 
* [http://www.beyondchron.org/news/index.php?itemid=5632 Lennar's Prop G: A Vision or a Mirage?]
 
* [http://calitics.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=5821 The case against Proposition G]
 
* [http://calitics.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=5821 The case against Proposition G]
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* [http://www.sfbg.com/entry.php?entry_id=6420&catid=4&volume_id=317&issue_id=380&volume_num=42&issue_num=35 ''Hold out for Hunter's Point]
 
* [http://www.sfbg.com/entry.php?entry_id=6420&catid=4&volume_id=317&issue_id=380&volume_num=42&issue_num=35 ''Hold out for Hunter's Point]
 
* [http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/ninerinsider/detail?&entry_id=26966 ''Measure G and OTAs'']
 
* [http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/ninerinsider/detail?&entry_id=26966 ''Measure G and OTAs'']
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==References==
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[[Category:Local zoning, land use and development, California, 2008]]
 
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Revision as of 06:39, 7 January 2013

A San Francisco Bayview Jobs and Housing, Proposition G ballot question was on the June 3, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, California, where it was easily approved.[1]

Proposition G allowed the Lennar Corporation to develop an 800-acre parcel in Bay View-Hunter's Point with shops and high-rise office and residential space, and clean up toxins from the Naval Shipyards.

Proposition G also:

  • Allowed 33% of the residences to go to affordable housing for families of differing income groups.
  • Included some accommodations for those in the lowest-income bracket.

Supporters of Proposition G said that if it didn't pass, the 49ers would never have had another chance to build a stadium in San Francisco.

Proposition G competed with Proposition F, on the same ballot. Proposition F was defeated by a wide margin.

Election results

Proposition G
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 99,008 62.49%
No59,42337.51%
These final, certified, election results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition G: "Shall it be City policy to encourage timely development of a mixed-use project in the Bayview on Candlestick Point and Hunters Point Shipyard, including a new 49ers stadium or a non-stadium alternative; shall the City be authorized to transfer park land in Candlestick Point for non-recreational use if the land is replaced with new public parks or open spaces of at least equal size and the transfer meets the measure's policy objectives; and shall Propositions D and F, approved by the voters in June 1997, be repealed?"[2]

See also

External links

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References

  1. San Francisco Chronicle, "S.F. voters face ballot measures", May 17, 2008
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.