Endorsements

ENDORSEMENTS for NOVEMBER 8, 2016
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San Francisco Board of Supervisors
District 1: Sandra Fewer
District 3: Aaron Peskin
District 5: London Breed
District 7: Norman Yee
District 9: Hillary Ronen
San Francisco Board of Education
Stevon Cook
Matt Haney
Mark Sanchez
CCSF Board of Trustees
Rafael Mandelman
Alex Randolph
Tom Temprano
Shanell Williams
BART Board District 7
Lateefah Simon
BART Board District 9
Bevan Dufty
San Francisco Ballot Measures
Prop A – School Bonds: YES
Prop B
– City College Parcel Tax: YES
Prop C – Loans to Finance Acquisition and Rehabilitation of Affordable Housing: YES
Prop D
 – Vacancy Appointments: No Position
Prop E – Responsibility for Maintaining Street Trees & Surrounding Sidewalks: YES
Prop F
 – Youth Voting in Local Elections: YES
Prop G
 – Police Oversight: YES
Prop H
 – Public Advocate: No Position
Prop I
 –  Funding for Seniors & Adults with Disabilities: YES
Prop J – Funding for Homelessness & Transportation: YES
Prop K
 – General Sales Tax: YES
Prop L
 – MTA Appointments & Budget: No Position
Prop M
 – Housing & Development Commission: NO
Prop N – Non-Citizens Voting in School Board Elections: YES
Prop O
 – Office Development in Candlestick & Hunter’s Point: YES
Prop P – Competitive Bidding for Affordable Housing Projects on City-Owned Property: NO
Prop Q
 – Prohibiting Tents on Public Sidewalks: NO
Prop
R – Neighborhood Crime Unit: NO
Prop S
 – Allocation of Hotel Tax Funds: YES
Prop T
 – Restricting Gifts & Campaign Contributions from Lobbyists: No Position
Prop U – Affordable Housing Requirements for Market-Rate Development Projects: NO
Prop V
 – Tax on Distributing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: No Position
Prop W – Real Estate Transfer Tax on Properties over $5,000,000: YES
Prop X 
– Preserving Space for Neighborhood Arts, Small Business & Community Services in Certain Neighborhoods: No Position

California Labor Federation Endorsements
Assembly District 17: David Chiu
Assembly District 19: Phil Ting
Senate District 11: No Recommendation

United States Congress, District 12: Nancy Pelosi
United States Congress, District 14: Jackie Speier
United States Senator: Kamala Harris

State Ballot  Measures
Proposition 51:
  School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School, Community College Facilities. Recommend: Vote YES

Proposition 52: State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds. Recommend: Vote YES

Proposition 53: Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval. (Cortopassi measure) Recommend: Vote NO

Proposition 54: Legislature. Legislation and Proceedings. (Munger 72-hr Rule) Recommend: Vote NO

Proposition 55:  Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare (Prop. 30 extension)  Recommend: Vote YES

Proposition 56: Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Law Enforcement. Recommend: Vote YES

Proposition 57: Criminal Sentences. Juvenile Criminal Sentencing. (Governor’s measure) Recommend: Vote YES

Proposition 58: California Education for a Global Economy. (Repeal Prop. 227) Recommend: Vote YES

Proposition 59: Campaign Finance: voter instruction. (Citizens United, non-binding) Recommend: Vote YES

Proposition 60: Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements. Recommend: No Recommendation

Proposition 61: State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards. Recommend: No Recommendation

Proposition 62: Death Penalty. Repeal. Recommend: Vote YES

Proposition 63: Firearms. Ammunition Sales. Recommend: No Recommendation

Proposition 64: Marijuana Legalization. Recommend: No Recommendation

Proposition 65: Carry-out Bags. Charges. (Plastic bag manufacturers measure) Recommend: No Recommendation

Proposition 66: Death Penalty. Procedures. (Pro-death penalty) Recommend: Vote NO

Proposition 67: Referendum to Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags.  Recommend: Vote YES

AFL-CIO Endorsement:
Hillary Clinton for President 

 

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