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Defeated. <ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2008/11/04/politics/p235359S31.DTL&type=politics ''S.F. rejects prostitution, energy measures''], San Francisco Chronicle, November 5, 2008</ref>
 
Defeated. <ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2008/11/04/politics/p235359S31.DTL&type=politics ''S.F. rejects prostitution, energy measures''], San Francisco Chronicle, November 5, 2008</ref>
  
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* [http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/pdf/main/gic/elections/November4_2008.pdf November 4, 2008 official San Francisco voter guide]
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* [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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* [http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=aZ7ku1A.c0eA&refer=us ''San Francisco Prostitutes, Mayor Clash on Vote to Stop Arrests''], Bloomberg.com, November 3, 2008
 
* [http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=aZ7ku1A.c0eA&refer=us ''San Francisco Prostitutes, Mayor Clash on Vote to Stop Arrests''], Bloomberg.com, November 3, 2008
 
* [http://johnnycalifornia.com/?p=934 ''Local Propwatch SAN FRANCISCO: Measure K - (Sorta) Legalizes Prostitution''], Johnny California, November 3, 2008
 
* [http://johnnycalifornia.com/?p=934 ''Local Propwatch SAN FRANCISCO: Measure K - (Sorta) Legalizes Prostitution''], Johnny California, November 3, 2008
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* [http://actioncenter.polarisproject.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=311 ''Background Information about San Francisco's Ballot Measure K''], Polaris Project Action Center
 
* [http://actioncenter.polarisproject.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=311 ''Background Information about San Francisco's Ballot Measure K''], Polaris Project Action Center
  
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Revision as of 07:40, 20 December 2012

A San Francisco Decriminalization of Prostitution, Measure K ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, California, where it was defeated.

Measure K sought to have police forces cease enforcing laws regarding prostitution.

Election results

Proposition K
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No202,23559.06%
Yes 140,185 40.94%
These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Text of Measure

Shall the City: stop enforcing laws against prostitution; stop funding or supporting the First Offender Prostitution Program or any similar anti-prostitution program; enforce existing criminal laws that prohibit crimes such as battery, extortion and rape, regardless of the victim's status as a sex worker; and fully disclose the investigation and prosecution of violent crimes against sex workers?[1]

Status

Defeated. [2]

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