Election Endorsements

NOVEMBER 8TH, 2016 ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS

Hillary Ronen for District 9 Supervisor
Jane Kim for State Senate

IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES

OCT 11: Weekday early voting starts at City Hall, M-F, 8am-5pm

OCT 24: Last day you can register or re-register to vote

OCT 29-30 & NOV 5-6: Weekend early voting at City Hall, 10am-4pm

NOV 8: ELECTION DAY! Polls are open from 7am-8pm. 

 

CANDIDATES

PROPOSITIONS

 

LOCAL

  • A: Yes - School bonds
  • B: Yes - City college parcel tax
  • C: Yes - Acquisition and rehab of affordable housing
  • D: Yes - Vacancy appointments
  • E: Yes - City to maintain street trees & sidewalks
  • F: Yes - Youth voting in local elections
  • G: Yes - Police oversight
  • H: Yes - Public advocate
  • I: Yes - Dignity Fund for seniors and adults with disabilities
  • J: Yes - Funding for homeless and transportation
  • K: Yes - General sales tax
  • L: Yes - MTA appointments and budget
  • M: Yes - Housing and Development Commission
  • N: Yes - Non-citizen voting in school board elections
  • O: No - Loophole for Lennar
  • P: No - Derails affordable housing projects on City-owned property
  • Q: No - Prohibiting tents on public sidewalks
  • R: No - Neighborhood crime unit
  • S: Yes - Allocation of hotel tax funds
  • T: Yes - Restricting gifts and campaign contributions from lobbyists
  • U: No - Reduces affordable housing in market-rate development projects
  • V: Yes - Tax on distributing sugar-sweetened beverages
  • W: Yes - Real estate transfer tax on properties over $5M to fund free tuition at City College
  • X: Yes - Space for neighborhood arts, small businesses and community service in certain neighborhoods

BART/REGIONAL

  • RR: Yes - BART safety, reliability and traffic relief bond

STATE

  • 51: Yes - School bonds
  • 52: No recommendation
  • 53: No - Restrictions on state bonds
  • 54: No - Legislative transparency
  • 55: Yes - Extend tax on income above $250,000 for school funding
  • 56: Yes - Cigarette Tax
  • 57: Yes - Juvenile criminal proceedings
  • 58: Yes - Repeal Prop 227 - restores bi-lingual education in our schools
  • 59: Yes - Campaign finance
  • 60: No - Adult film public health requirement
  • 61: Yes - State prescription drug purchases
  • 62: Yes - Repeals death penalty
  • 63: Yes - Bans large capacity ammunition magazines
  • 64: Yes - Legalize, regulate and tax marijuana
  • 65: No - Charges for carry-out bags
  • 66: No - Speeds up executions
  • 67: Yes - Ban on single-use bags