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{{TOCnestright}}A '''San Francisco Decriminalization of Prostitution, Measure K''' 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]], [[California]], where it was '''defeated.'''
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{{TOCnestright}}A '''San Francisco Decriminalization of Prostitution, Measure K''' 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]], [[California]], where it was '''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>
  
 
Measure K sought to have police forces cease enforcing laws regarding prostitution.
 
Measure K sought to have police forces cease enforcing laws regarding prostitution.
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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==
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?<ref>[http://www.smartvoter.org/2008/11/04/ca/sf/meas/K/ ''Changing the Enforcement of Laws Related to Prostitution and Sex Workers City of San Francisco''] from the League of Women Voters</ref>
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==Status==
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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>
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  text = '''Proposition K:''' "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?"
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==External links==
 
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Revision as of 07:46, 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.[1]

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.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition K: "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?"[2]

External links

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References

  1. S.F. rejects prostitution, energy measures, San Francisco Chronicle, November 5, 2008
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.