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San Francisco Budget Procedures, Proposition A (November 2009)

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A San Francisco Budget Reform Charter Amendment, Measure A ballot proposal was on the November 3, 2009 ballot in San Francisco, where it was approved.[1]

  • Yes: 61,406 (69.74%) Approveda
  • No: 26,638 (30.26%)

Measure A will:

  • Institute a two-year budgetary cycle
  • Require the adoption of a 5-year financial plan.
  • Adopt various financial policies
  • Set a deadline for the submission of MOUs for all labor unions.

Proposition A was supported by a majority of San Francisco's supervisors and by Gavin Newsom. Newsom said that getting Proposition A passed is his "No. 1 priority."[2]

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References

  1. San Francisco Examiner, "One ballot lives, another fizzles", July 13, 2009
  2. San Francisco Chronicle, "S.F. ballot skips tax measures", October 27, 2009