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San Francisco County Transportation Authority Board, Proposition P (November 2008)

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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.

Election results

Proposition P
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.

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