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A '''San Francisco Film Commission Appointments, Proposition C''' ballot measure is on the {{jun08ca2010}} in {{San Francisco}}.<ref>[http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/June_Ballot_Measures_Reflect_City_s_Political_Fault_Lines_7943.html ''Beyond Chron'', "June Ballot Measures Reflect City’s Political Fault Lines", March 24, 2010]</ref>
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{{tnr}}{{Administration of government}}A '''San Francisco Film Commission Appointments, Proposition C''' ballot question was on the {{jun08ca2010}} in {{San Francisco}}, where it was '''defeated.'''<ref>[http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/June_Ballot_Measures_Reflect_City_s_Political_Fault_Lines_7943.html ''Beyond Chron'', "June Ballot Measures Reflect City’s Political Fault Lines", March 24, 2010]</ref>
  
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San Francisco had a Film Commission. The Film Commission was composed of 11 commissioners.  At the time of this election, all of the 11 commissioners were appointed by the mayor.  If voters had approved Proposition C, then the appointing power would have been divided up, with the mayor appointing six commissioners, while the Board of Supervisors would appoint five.
  
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/elections_index.asp?id=108988 Official ballot proposition list for San Francisco's June 8, 2010 election]
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition C
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| yes = 66,125
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| yespct = 46.25
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| no = 76,834
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| nopct = 53.75
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| state = Local
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| percent = 50.0
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: These final, certified results are from the [http://sfelections.org/results/20100608/summary.php San Francisco County elections office].
  
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==Supporters==
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Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier sponsored the charter amendment.<ref>[http://www.sfexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/under-the-dome/Film-Commission-ballot-measure-nears-June-ballot-82948492.html ''San Francisco Examiner'', "Film Commission ballot measure nears June ballot", January 28, 2010]</ref>
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==Opponents==
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The [[San Francisco Chronicle]]'s editorial board endorsed a "no" vote on Proposition C.<Ref name=sfc>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/05/15/EDDH1DD0RA.DTL&type=politics ''San Francisco Chronicle'', "San Francisco's ballot measures", May 16, 2010]</ref>
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==Text of measure==
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text = Shall the Charter be amended to require the City to have a Film Commission, consisting of five members appointed by the Board of Supervisors and six members appointed by the Mayor, with final authority to issue permits to film in San Francisco?<ref>[http://sfelections.org/results/20100608/summary.php San Francisco elections office archive]</ref>}}
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==Film Commission==
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According to the Film Commission's website, it was a public agency that "...works to develop, recognize and promote film activities in San Francisco. We work to promote the San Francisco Bay Area as a film destination while also working with the local film community to support local projects with significant ties to San Francisco."
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Mayor [[Gavin Newsom]] had recently clashed with the Film Commission.  In December 2009, Newsom fired Stefanie Coyote as executive director of the Film Commission.  This move drew criticism from the 11-member Film Commission.<ref>[http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/Explanation-demanded-in-Film-Commission-firing-80247402.html ''San Francisco Examiner'', "Explanation demanded", December 29, 2009]</ref>
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==External links==
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* [http://www.sfgov2.org/ftp/uploadedfiles/elections/ElectionsArchives/Meeting_Information/BSC/agendas/2010/Legal%20text,%20leg.%20digest-Film%20Commission.pdf Official text of Proposition C]
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* [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=825 Official ballot proposition list for San Francisco's June 8, 2010 election]
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* [http://www.filmsf.org/ Website of the San Francisco Film Commission]
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* [http://sfelections.org/results/20100608/summary.php June 8, 2010 election results, San Francisco]
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[[Category:City governance, California, 2010]]

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A San Francisco Film Commission Appointments, Proposition C ballot question was on the June 8, 2010 ballot in San Francisco, where it was defeated.[1]

San Francisco had a Film Commission. The Film Commission was composed of 11 commissioners. At the time of this election, all of the 11 commissioners were appointed by the mayor. If voters had approved Proposition C, then the appointing power would have been divided up, with the mayor appointing six commissioners, while the Board of Supervisors would appoint five.

Election results

Proposition C
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No76,83453.75%
Yes 66,125 46.25%
These final, certified results are from the San Francisco County elections office.

Supporters

Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier sponsored the charter amendment.[2]

Opponents

The San Francisco Chronicle's editorial board endorsed a "no" vote on Proposition C.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the Charter be amended to require the City to have a Film Commission, consisting of five members appointed by the Board of Supervisors and six members appointed by the Mayor, with final authority to issue permits to film in San Francisco?[4]

Film Commission

According to the Film Commission's website, it was a public agency that "...works to develop, recognize and promote film activities in San Francisco. We work to promote the San Francisco Bay Area as a film destination while also working with the local film community to support local projects with significant ties to San Francisco."

Mayor Gavin Newsom had recently clashed with the Film Commission. In December 2009, Newsom fired Stefanie Coyote as executive director of the Film Commission. This move drew criticism from the 11-member Film Commission.[5]

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