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{{TOCnestright}}A '''San Francisco Free and Low-Cost Substance Abuse Treatment Programs, Proposition T''' 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.'''
The '''San Francisco Free and Low-Cost Substance Abuse Treatment Programs Act''', or '''Proposition T''', was on the [[California 2008 local ballot measures|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures|San Francisco]] for voters in the City of San Francisco.
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Proposition T was '''approved''' with 61.24% of the vote.
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Proposition T requires the San Francisco Department of Public Health to provide an annual report to the [[San Francisco Board of Supervisors]] assessing the demand for substance abuse treatment programs. It must also present a plan to meet whatever level of demand it has detected.
  
==Text of measure==
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Under Proposition T, the San Francisco Department of Public Health is required to maintain an adequate level of free and low-cost substance abuse treatment services and residential treatment capacity sufficient to meet existing demand.
  
The language on the ballot said:
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==Election results==
:Shall the City be required to provide enough free and low-cost substance abuse treatment services to meet demand and to maintain funding for such services?
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==External links==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition T
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| yes = 200,649
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| yespct = 61.24
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| no = 127,014
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| nopct = 38.76
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| image =
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| unresolved =
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| state = Local
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| percent = 50.0
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}}
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:''These final, certified, results are from the [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=1793 San Francisco elections office].''
  
* [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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==Ballot question==
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/elections_page.asp?id=70720 Election results]
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{{Q box |
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  text = '''Proposition T:''' "Shall the City be required to provide enough free and low-cost substance abuse treatment services to meet demand and to maintain funding for such services?"
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}}
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==Path to the ballot==
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On June 17, 2008, the San Francisco Department of Elections received a proposed ordinance signed by Supervisors Daly, McGoldrick, Mirkarimi
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and Peskin. The City Elections Code allows four or more Supervisors to refer an ordinance to the ballot in this manner.
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==External links==
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{{submit a link}}
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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.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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Latest revision as of 09:49, 20 December 2012

A San Francisco Free and Low-Cost Substance Abuse Treatment Programs, Proposition T ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, where it was approved.

Proposition T requires the San Francisco Department of Public Health to provide an annual report to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors assessing the demand for substance abuse treatment programs. It must also present a plan to meet whatever level of demand it has detected.

Under Proposition T, the San Francisco Department of Public Health is required to maintain an adequate level of free and low-cost substance abuse treatment services and residential treatment capacity sufficient to meet existing demand.

Election results

Proposition T
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 200,649 61.24%
No127,01438.76%
These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition T: "Shall the City be required to provide enough free and low-cost substance abuse treatment services to meet demand and to maintain funding for such services?"[1]

Path to the ballot

On June 17, 2008, the San Francisco Department of Elections received a proposed ordinance signed by Supervisors Daly, McGoldrick, Mirkarimi and Peskin. The City Elections Code allows four or more Supervisors to refer an ordinance to the ballot in this manner.

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