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'''San Francisco Unified School District Measure A''' will appear on the June 3, 2008 ballot in [[San Francisco County, California ballot measures|San Francisco]], [[California]]. To pass, it requires a 2/3 vote. It would impose a parcel tax of $198/year on real estate in the school district.
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{{School bonds and taxes}}{{tnr}}A '''San Francisco Unified School District parcel tax, Measure A''' ballot question was on the [[June 3, 2008 ballot measures in California|June 3, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures#June 3|San Francisco]], [[California]], where it was '''approved.'''.<ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/05/16/BAHM10LRJG.DTL&type=politics ''San Francisco Chronicle'', "S.F. voters face ballot measures," May 17, 2008]</ref>
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Proposition A imposed a [[parcel tax]] of $198/year on real estate in the school district for twenty years, from July 1, 2008 through July 1, 2028. The tax can be adjusted upwards annually every year to account for inflation. The tax raises about $28 million a year for the school district.
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition A
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| yes = 113,999
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| yespct = 68.98
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| no = 51,273
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| nopct = 31.02
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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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:''These final, certified, election results are from the [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=1787 San Francisco elections office].''
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==Ballot question==
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  text = '''Proposition A:''' "To enhance quality educational programs for children; attract and retain quality teachers and staff by increasing salaries; provide teachers with additional compensation for extra work at hard-to-staff schools and in hard-to-fill subject areas; and increase teacher training, resources and classroom support, technology, innovation, and accountability, shall the San Francisco Unified School District be authorized to levy $198 per parcel annually, adjusted for inflation, with mandatory citizen oversight?"
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==See also==
 
==See also==
  
 
* [[California 2008 local ballot measures]]
 
* [[California 2008 local ballot measures]]
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* [[Parcel tax elections in California]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/pdf/main/gic/elections/June3_2008.pdf Official voter pamphlet for Proposition A]
  
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/uploadedfiles/elections/candidates/Jun2008_LT_AffordableHousingRequirements.pdf Text of measure] PDF.
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==References==
* [http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/05/16/BAHM10LRJG.DTL&type=politics S.F. voters face ballot measures], San Francisco Chronicle, May 17, 2008
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[[Category:California parcel tax elections, 2008]]

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A San Francisco Unified School District parcel tax, Measure A ballot question was on the June 3, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, California, where it was approved..[1]

Proposition A imposed a parcel tax of $198/year on real estate in the school district for twenty years, from July 1, 2008 through July 1, 2028. The tax can be adjusted upwards annually every year to account for inflation. The tax raises about $28 million a year for the school district.

Election results

Proposition A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 113,999 68.98%
No51,27331.02%
These final, certified, election results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition A: "To enhance quality educational programs for children; attract and retain quality teachers and staff by increasing salaries; provide teachers with additional compensation for extra work at hard-to-staff schools and in hard-to-fill subject areas; and increase teacher training, resources and classroom support, technology, innovation, and accountability, shall the San Francisco Unified School District be authorized to levy $198 per parcel annually, adjusted for inflation, with mandatory citizen oversight?"[2]

See also

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle, "S.F. voters face ballot measures," May 17, 2008
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.