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{{TOCnestright}}A '''San Francisco Change in the Composition of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority Board, Proposition P''' ballot question was on the [[November 4, 2008 ballot measures in California#San Francisco|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures#November 4|San Francisco]], where it was '''defeated.'''
The '''San Francisco Changing the Composition of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority Board Act''', or '''Proposition P''', was on the [[California 2008 local ballot measures|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Francisco County, California ballot measures|San Francisco]] for voters in the City of San Francisco.
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Proposition P was '''defeated''' with 32.99% of the vote.
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If Proposition P had been approved, it would have changed the size and composition of the Transportation Authority Board. The new
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membership of the board would have consisted of:
  
==Ballot language==
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* The Mayor
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* The President of the Board of Supervisors
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* The Treasurer
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* One elected City official selected by the Mayor
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* One elected City official selected by the President of the Board of Supervisors
  
The language on the ballot said:
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==Election results==
:Shall the City change the size and composition of the Transportation Authority Board and encourage the Authority to use City agencies and departments to perform staff functions, to obtain expert financial review before adopting Authority budgets, and to adopt the same ethics and public records laws that apply to City agencies?
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==External links==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition P
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| yes = 101,230
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| yespct = 32.99
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| no = 205,665
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| nopct = 67.01
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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, results are from the [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=1793 San Francisco elections office].''
  
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/uploadedfiles/elections/candidates/QualifiedLocalBallotMeasuresWithTitlesAsOf81508_3.pdf List of all measures on the November 4 San Francisco ballot]
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==Ballot question==
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/elections_page.asp?id=70720 Election results]
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{{Q box |
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  text = '''Proposition P:''' "Shall the City change the size and composition of the Transportation Authority Board and encourage the Authority to use City agencies and departments to perform staff functions, to obtain expert financial review before adopting Authority budgets, and to adopt the same ethics and public records laws that apply to City agencies?"
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}}
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==Path to the ballot==
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Then-mayor [[Gavin Newsom]] requested that Proposition P appear on the ballot as a referred ordinance. San Francisco's election laws allow the mayor of the city to unilaterally place referred ordinances on the ballot.
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==External links==
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{{submit a link}}
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* [http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/pdf/main/gic/elections/November4_2008.pdf November 4, 2008 official San Francisco voter guide]
 
* [http://www.sfusualsuspects.com/system/files/u14/Fall_Line_-_Maps_and_Analysis_from_Nov_2008.pdf David Latterman's analysis of the November 2008 San Francisco local ballot measures]
 
* [http://www.sfusualsuspects.com/system/files/u14/Fall_Line_-_Maps_and_Analysis_from_Nov_2008.pdf David Latterman's analysis of the November 2008 San Francisco local ballot measures]
  
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[[Category:California 2008 local ballot measures]]
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[[Category:Local transportation, California, 2008]]
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[[Category:City governance, California, 2008]]

Latest revision as of 09:41, 20 December 2012

A San Francisco Change in the Composition of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority Board, Proposition P ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, where it was defeated.

If Proposition P had been approved, it would have changed the size and composition of the Transportation Authority Board. The new membership of the board would have consisted of:

  • The Mayor
  • The President of the Board of Supervisors
  • The Treasurer
  • One elected City official selected by the Mayor
  • One elected City official selected by the President of the Board of Supervisors

Election results

Proposition P
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No205,66567.01%
Yes 101,230 32.99%
These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco elections office.

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 P: "Shall the City change the size and composition of the Transportation Authority Board and encourage the Authority to use City agencies and departments to perform staff functions, to obtain expert financial review before adopting Authority budgets, and to adopt the same ethics and public records laws that apply to City agencies?"

Path to the ballot

Then-mayor Gavin Newsom requested that Proposition P appear on the ballot as a referred ordinance. San Francisco's election laws allow the mayor of the city to unilaterally place referred ordinances on the ballot.

External links

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