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Revision as of 06:42, 20 December 2012

A Rename the Oceanside Sewage Treatment Plant the "George W. Bush Sewage Plant", Proposition R ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, where it was defeated.[1]

Proposition R attracted national attention, including articles in the New York Times and Washington Post.

More than 11,000 petition signatures were submitted to qualify the measure for the ballot.[2],[3]

If Proposition R had passed, it would have re-named the city's Oceanside Treatment Plant as the George W. Bush Sewage Plant. The group supporting the initiative called itself the Presidential Memorial Commission of San Francisco.

John Rinaldi, a co-sponsor of the petition who ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco mayor in 2007 using his nickname, "Chicken John", said the initiative would turn "every toilet in San Francisco into basically a shrine for George W. Bush and all his great achievements in his eight years as our commander in chief."

Election results

Proposition R
Defeatedd No233,73369.75%
Yes 101,376 30.25%
These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco elections office.

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