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San Francisco general election, November 2006

The November 2006 San Francisco general elections were held on November 7, 2006 in San Francisco, California. The elections included five seats to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, positions for San Francisco assessor-recorder and public defender, and eleven San Francisco ballot measures.

Assessor-Recorder

Incumbent assessor-recorder Phil Ting won reelection unopposed.

San Francisco assessor-recorder election, 2006[1]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Phil Ting (incumbent) 184,138 98.56%
Write-in 2,690 1.44%
Invalid or blank votes 66,891 26.36%
Total votes 253,719 100.00%
Voter turnout 60.66%

Public defender

Incumbent public defender Jeff Adachi won reelection unopposed.

San Francisco public defender election, 2006[1]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Jeff Adachi (incumbent) 180,771 98.85%
Write-in 2,101 1.15%
Invalid or blank votes 70,847 27.92%
Total votes 253,719 100.00%
Voter turnout 60.66%

Board of Supervisors

Propositions

Propositions: ABCDEFGHIJK
Note: "City" refers to the San Francisco municipal government.

Proposition A

Proposition A would authorize the San Francisco Unified School District to issue $450 million worth of bonds, funded by a property tax increase, to modernize and repair school facilities, and create a citizens' oversight committee to monitor expenditures.[2] This proposition required a majority of 55% to pass.
Proposition A[1]
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 171,236 73.85
No 60,640 26.15
Required majority 55.00
Invalid or blank votes 21,843 8.61
Total votes 253,719 100.00

Proposition B

Proposition B would require the Board of Supervisors to create parental leave policies permitting Board members and members of other City boards and commissions to attend meetings via teleconference due to pregnancy, childbirth, and other related conditions.[2]
Proposition B[1]
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 164,166 72.22
No 63,157 27.78
Invalid or blank votes 26,396 10.40
Total votes 253,719 100.00

Proposition C

Proposition C would require the Civil Service Commission to set the base salaries of the Mayor, city attorney, district attorney, public defender, assessor-recorder, city treasurer, and sheriff based on the average salaries of comparable officials in other Bay Area counties.[2]
Proposition C[1]
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 140,561 63.33
No 81,396 36.67
Invalid or blank votes 31,762 12.52
Total votes 253,719 100.00

Proposition D

Proposition D would prohibit the City and its contractors from disclosing personal information about individuals except in limited circumstances.[2]
Proposition D[1]
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 143,020 64.35
No 79,230 35.65
Invalid or blank votes 31,469 12.40
Total votes 253,719 100.00

Proposition E

Proposition E would increase the City parking tax from 25% to 35% and extend the tax to include valet parking services even if the valet company does not pay for the property where it parks its cars.[2]
Proposition E[1]
Choice Votes %
Referendum failed No 151,628 67.23
Yes 73,922 32.77
Invalid or blank votes 28,169 11.10
Total votes 253,719 100.00

Proposition F

Proposition F would require employers to provide paid sick leave to its employees in San Francisco.[2]
Proposition F[1]
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 139,005 60.95
No 89,057 39.05
Invalid or blank votes 25,657 10.11
Total votes 253,719 100.00

Proposition G

Proposition G would require formula retail use stores to seek Planning Commission conditional use approval before opening a new store in Neighborhood Commercial Districts which permit such stores.[2]
Proposition G[1]
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 125,728 58.19
No 90,353 41.81
Invalid or blank votes 37,638 14.83
Total votes 253,719 100.00

Proposition H

Proposition H would require landlords to provide relocation assistance to eligible residential tenants when evicting them due to no fault of their own.[2]
Proposition H[1]
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 120,916 52.93
No 107,541 47.07
Invalid or blank votes 25,262 9.96
Total votes 253,719 100.00

Proposition I

Proposition I would make it City policy for the Mayor to appear in person at a regularly scheduled Board of Supervisors meeting monthly for formal policy discussions with the Board.[2]
Proposition I[1]
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 126,023 56.36
No 97,567 43.64
Invalid or blank votes 30,129 11.87
Total votes 253,719 100.00

Proposition J

Proposition J would make it City policy to call for the impeachment of Vice President Dick Cheney.[2]
Proposition J[1]
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 133,042 58.53
No 94,282 41.47
Invalid or blank votes 26,395 10.40
Total votes 253,719 100.00

Proposition K

Proposition K would make it City policy to acknowledge the housing needs of seniors and disabled adults with little financial means and to explore ways of addressing their needs.[2]
Proposition K[1]
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 161,684 71.30
No 65,073 28.70
Invalid or blank votes 26,962 10.63
Total votes 253,719 100.00

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "City and County of San Francisco November 7, 2006 Consolidated General Election Official Election Results". San Francisco Department of Elections. December 5, 2006. Retrieved March 7, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "November 7, 2006 Consolidated General Election Voter Information Pamphlet and Sample Ballot" (PDF). San Francisco Department of Elections. September 21, 2006. Retrieved March 7, 2009. 
  • San Francisco Voter Information Pamphlet / Sample Ballot, November 7, 2006, Department of Elections of the City and County of San Francisco.

External links

  • San Francisco Department of Elections
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