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{{TOCnestright}}A '''San Francisco Hospital Bonds Act''', or '''Proposition A''', 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 '''approved.'''
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{{TOCnestright}}A '''San Francisco Hospital Bonds Act, Proposition A''' 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 '''approved.'''
  
* Yes: 229,090 (68.07%)
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Proposition A authorized [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures#November 4|San Francisco]] to borrow '''$887.4 million''' in order to build/rebuild/improve San Francisco's General Hospital and Trauma Center, with particular attention to the earthquake safety of the hospital.  
* No: 107,446 (31.93%)
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==Text of measure==
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==Election results==
  
The language on the ballot said:
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| title = Proposition A
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| yes = 300,595
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| yespct = 83.81
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| no = 58,049
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| nopct = 16.19
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| unresolved =
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| state = Local
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| percent = 66.67
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:''These final, certified, results are from the [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=1793 San Francisco elections office].''
  
:To ensure the availability of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center in the event of a natural disaster or emergency, by building and/or rebuilding and improving the earthquake safety of the hospital and to pay related costs necessary or convenient for the foregoing purposes, shall the City and County of San Francisco issue $887,400,000 in general obligation bonds subject to independent oversight and regular audits?  
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==Ballot question==
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  text = '''Proposition A:''' "To ensure the availability of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center in the event of a natural disaster or emergency, by building and/or rebuilding and improving the earthquake safety of the hospital and to pay related costs necessary or convenient for the foregoing purposes, shall the City and County of San Francisco issue $887,400,000 in general obligation bonds subject to independent oversight and regular audits?"
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==Path to the ballot==
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Proposition A was referred to the ballot on July 22, 2008 by an 11-0 vote of the [[San Francisco Board of Supervisors]].
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'''In favor:''' Supervisors Alioto-Pier, Ammiano, Chu, Daly, Dufty, Elsbernd, Maxwell, McGoldrick, Mirkarimi, Peskin and Sandoval.
  
 
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* [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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* [http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/pdf/main/gic/elections/November4_2008.pdf November 4, 2008 official San Francisco voter guide]
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/elections_page.asp?id=70720 Election results]
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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]
 
* [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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[[Category:City bonds, California, 2008]]
 
[[Category:City bonds, California, 2008]]

Latest revision as of 06:27, 20 December 2012

A San Francisco Hospital Bonds Act, Proposition A ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, where it was approved.

Proposition A authorized San Francisco to borrow $887.4 million in order to build/rebuild/improve San Francisco's General Hospital and Trauma Center, with particular attention to the earthquake safety of the hospital.

Election results

Proposition A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 300,595 83.81%
No58,04916.19%
These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition A: "To ensure the availability of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center in the event of a natural disaster or emergency, by building and/or rebuilding and improving the earthquake safety of the hospital and to pay related costs necessary or convenient for the foregoing purposes, shall the City and County of San Francisco issue $887,400,000 in general obligation bonds subject to independent oversight and regular audits?"[1]

Path to the ballot

Proposition A was referred to the ballot on July 22, 2008 by an 11-0 vote of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

In favor: Supervisors Alioto-Pier, Ammiano, Chu, Daly, Dufty, Elsbernd, Maxwell, McGoldrick, Mirkarimi, Peskin and Sandoval.

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