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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.'''
 
{{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.'''
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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:
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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
  
 
==Election results==
 
==Election results==
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:''These final, certified, results are from the [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=1793 San Francisco elections office].''
 
:''These final, certified, results are from the [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=1793 San Francisco elections office].''
  
==Text of measure==
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==Ballot question==
  
The language on the ballot said:
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{{Q box |
: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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  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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==External links==
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==Path to the ballot==
  
* [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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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.
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/elections_page.asp?id=70720 Election results]
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==External links==
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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]
  

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:

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?"[1]

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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