San Francisco No Advertising on City Property, Proposition E (November 2009)

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A San Francisco No Advertising on City Property, Proposition E ballot question was on the November 3, 2009 ballot in San Francisco, where it was approved.

Measure E prohibited new commercial advertisers on city property.[1]

Political reporter Melissa Griffin suggested to her readers, "Vote for this if you don’t want public buildings and street furniture to be so covered in ads that they resemble NASCAR vehicles. Vote against this if you figure no unsentimental city property should be off limits as a moneymaker."[2]

Election results

Proposition E
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 56,802 57.28%
No42,36542.72%
These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition E: "Shall the City prohibit an increase in the number of general advertising signs on street furniture and specifically prohibit new general advertising signs on City-owned buildings?"[3]

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References

  1. San Francisco Chronicle, "S.F. ballot skips tax measures", October 27, 2009
  2. San Francisco Examiner, "Do you know your city measures?", October 29, 2009
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.