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'''San Francisco Proposition A''' appears on the [[California 2008 presidential primary election results|February 5, 2008]] countywide ballot in San Francisco, [[California]].
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{{tnr}}A'''San Francisco Park Bonds, Proposition A''' ballot question was on the [[February 5, 2008 ballot measures in California#San Francisco|February 5, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures#February 5|San Francisco]], where it was '''approved.'''
  
In order to pass, it must be approved by 2/3 of the voters.
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Proposition A authorized {{san francisco}} to borrow '''$185,000,000''' to support park and recreational facilities.
  
Text of the ballot question:
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A {{2/3}} was required for approval.
  
<blockquote> Shall the City incur $185,000,000 of bonded indebtedness to fund certain costs associated with the construction, reconstruction, purchase and/or improvement of park and recreation facilities located within the City, under the jurisdiction of the recreation park Commission or under the jurisdiction of the port Commission as further described in section 3 of the ordinance placing this measure onto the ballot, and paying other costs necessary and convenient for effectuating those purposes, including costs connected with or incidental to the authorization, issuance and sale of the bonds; and authorizing landlords to pass-through to residential tenants in units subject to Chapter 37 of the San Francisco Administrative Code (the "residential stabilization and arbitration ordinance") 50% of the increase in the real property taxes attributable to the cost of the repayment of the bonds? </blockquote>
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition A
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| yes = 177,194
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| yespct = 71.33
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| no = 71,232
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| nopct = 28.67
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| image =
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| unresolved =
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| state = Local
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| percent = 66.67
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}}
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:''These final, certified, election results are from the [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=1782 San Francisco elections office].''
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==Ballot question==
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{{Q box |
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  text = '''Proposition A:''' "Shall the City incur $185,000,000 of bonded indebtedness to fund certain costs associated with the construction, reconstruction, purchase and/or improvement of park and recreation facilities located within the City, under the jurisdiction of the recreation park Commission or under the jurisdiction of the port Commission as further described in section 3 of the ordinance placing this measure onto the ballot, and paying other costs necessary and convenient for effectuating those purposes, including costs connected with or incidental to the authorization, issuance and sale of the bonds; and authorizing landlords to pass-through to residential tenants in units subject to Chapter 37 of the San Francisco Administrative Code (the "residential stabilization and arbitration ordinance") 50% of the increase in the real [[property tax]]es attributable to the cost of the repayment of the bonds?"
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==See also==
 
==See also==
  
* [[California city and county ballot initiatives]]
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* [[Local ballot measures, California]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/pdf/main/gic/elections/February5_2008.pdf Voter Information Pamphlet for Proposition A]
  
* [http://www.smartvoter.org/2008/02/05/ca/sf/ballot.html#LocalMeasures Text of ballot measure]
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[[Category:City bonds, California, 2008]]
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Latest revision as of 03:52, 21 January 2013

ASan Francisco Park Bonds, Proposition A ballot question was on the February 5, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, where it was approved.

Proposition A authorized San Francisco to borrow $185,000,000 to support park and recreational facilities.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Proposition A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 177,194 71.33%
No71,23228.67%
These final, certified, election results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition A: "Shall the City incur $185,000,000 of bonded indebtedness to fund certain costs associated with the construction, reconstruction, purchase and/or improvement of park and recreation facilities located within the City, under the jurisdiction of the recreation park Commission or under the jurisdiction of the port Commission as further described in section 3 of the ordinance placing this measure onto the ballot, and paying other costs necessary and convenient for effectuating those purposes, including costs connected with or incidental to the authorization, issuance and sale of the bonds; and authorizing landlords to pass-through to residential tenants in units subject to Chapter 37 of the San Francisco Administrative Code (the "residential stabilization and arbitration ordinance") 50% of the increase in the real property taxes attributable to the cost of the repayment of the bonds?"[1]

See also

External links

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