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'''San Francisco Boards and Commission Diversity Measure D''' will appear on the June 3, 2008 ballot in [[San Francisco County, California ballot measures|San Francisco]], [[California]]. It amends the city and county charters so that appointments to city and county boards and commissions include both men and women and reflect diversity regarding "ethnicity, race, sexual orientation and types of disabilities".
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{{tnr}}A '''San Francisco City Boards and Commission Diversity Act, Measure D''' 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 '''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>
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Proposition D amended the San Francisco Charter so that appointments to city and county boards and commissions include both men and women and reflect diversity regarding "ethnicity, race, sexual orientation and types of disabilities".
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition D
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| yes = 91,642
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| yespct = 59.0
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| no = 63,681
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| nopct = 41.0
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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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  text = '''Proposition D:''' "Shall it be City policy that the membership of City boards and commissions reflect the interests and contributions of both men and women of all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations and types of disabilities and that City officers and agencies support the nomination, appointment or confirmation of female, minority and disabled candidates to fill seats on those bodies?"
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* [http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/pdf/main/gic/elections/June3_2008.pdf Official voter pamphlet for Proposition D]
  
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/uploadedfiles/elections/candidates/Jun2008_LT_DiversityCityBoardsCommissions.pdf Text of measure] PDF.
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==References==
* [http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/05/16/BAHM10LRJG.DTL&type=politics S.F. voters face ballot measures], San Francisco Chronicle, May 17, 2008
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Revision as of 06:34, 7 January 2013

A San Francisco City Boards and Commission Diversity Act, Measure D ballot question was on the June 3, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, California, where it was approved.[1]

Proposition D amended the San Francisco Charter so that appointments to city and county boards and commissions include both men and women and reflect diversity regarding "ethnicity, race, sexual orientation and types of disabilities".

Election results

Proposition D
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 91,642 59.0%
No63,68141.0%
These final, certified, election results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition D: "Shall it be City policy that the membership of City boards and commissions reflect the interests and contributions of both men and women of all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations and types of disabilities and that City officers and agencies support the nomination, appointment or confirmation of female, minority and disabled candidates to fill seats on those bodies?"[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.