November 2008 Voter Guide

Analysis and recommendations for the November 2008 ballot

Voter Guide October 2, 2008
 
State Measure Name
SPUR Position
PROP. 1A High Speed Rail
Yes
PROP. 7 State Renewable Energy Rules
No
PROP. 10 Bond for Vehicle Rebates
No
PROP. 11 New Redistricting Commission
Yes
   
 
City Measure Name
SPUR Position
PROP. A Hospital Bond
Yes
PROP. B Affordable Housing Set Aside
No Position
PROP. C City Employees on Commissions
No
PROP. D Pier 70 Financing and Planning
Yes
PROP. E Recall Signatures
Yes
PROP. F Changes to Election Cycles
No
PROP. G Retirement Credit for Unpaid Parental Leave
No
PROP. H Municipalizing Electric Service
No
PROP. I Independent Ratepayer Advocate
No
PROP. J Historic Preservation Commission
No
PROP. K Decriminalizing Prostitution
No
PROP. L Community Justice Center
Yes
PROP. M Tenant Harassment
No
PROP. N Transfer Tax Increase
Yes
PROP. O Changes to the Emergency Response Fee
Yes
PROP. P Modifying the Transportation Authority
No
PROP. Q Changes to the Payroll Tax
Yes
PROP. R George W. Bush Sewage Plant
No
PROP. S Set Asides Policy
Yes
PROP. T Substance Abuse Set Aside
No
PROP. U Iraq Funding Policy Statement
No Position
PROP. V JROTC 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

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