November 2008 Voter Guide

Analysis and recommendations for the November 2008 ballot
Voter Guide
October 2, 2008
State MeasureName
SPUR Position
PROP. 1AHigh Speed Rail
Yes
PROP. 7State Renewable Energy Rules
No
PROP. 10Bond for Vehicle Rebates
No
PROP. 11New Redistricting Commission
Yes
  
 
City MeasureName
SPUR Position
PROP. AHospital Bond
Yes
PROP. BAffordable Housing Set Aside
No Position
PROP. CCity Employees on Commissions
No
PROP. DPier 70 Financing and Planning
Yes
PROP. ERecall Signatures
Yes
PROP. FChanges to Election Cycles
No
PROP. GRetirement Credit for Unpaid Parental Leave
No
PROP. HMunicipalizing Electric Service
No
PROP. IIndependent Ratepayer Advocate
No
PROP. JHistoric Preservation Commission
No
PROP. KDecriminalizing Prostitution
No
PROP. LCommunity Justice Center
Yes
PROP. MTenant Harassment
No
PROP. NTransfer Tax Increase
Yes
PROP. OChanges to the Emergency Response Fee
Yes
PROP. PModifying the Transportation Authority
No
PROP. QChanges to the Payroll Tax
Yes
PROP. RGeorge W. Bush Sewage Plant
No
PROP. SSet Asides Policy
Yes
PROP. TSubstance Abuse Set Aside
No
PROP. UIraq Funding Policy Statement
No Position
PROP. VJROTC Policy Statement
Yes

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

SPUR Ballot Analysis Committee: Rob Black, Natalie Diggins, Jeff Dodd, Robert Gamble, Ellen Huppert, Sacha Ielmorini, Jim Lazarus, John Madden, Bree Mawhorter, Peter Mezey, Dick Morten, Bill Rosetti, Kirby Sack, Victor Seeto, James Tracy, Mike Theriault, Greg Wagner, Evelyn Wilson, George Williams, Peter Winkelstein, Howard Wong, Chris Wright

SPUR lead staff: Egon Terplan

SPUR staff and volunteers: Didre Fuerst, Sarah Karlinsky, Sally Mabon, Gabriel Metcalf, Dave Snyder, Julia Stewart, Laura Tam

About the Authors: 
SPUR Ballot Analysis Committee: Rob Black, Natalie Diggins, Jeff Dodd, Robert Gamble, Ellen Huppert, Sacha Ielmorini, Jim Lazarus, John Madden, Bree Mawhorter, Peter Mezey, Dick Morten, Bill Rosetti, Kirby Sack, Victor Seeto, James Tracy, Mike Theriault, Greg Wagner, Evelyn Wilson, George Williams, Peter Winkelstein, Howard Wong, Chris Wright