Here Are Your San Francisco Ballot Proposition Results

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By Allie Pape - Published on November 09, 2016.

While many in the city are still reeling from last night's presidential election news, there are also a number of San Francisco ballot measures to consider—24, as a matter of fact. Here's the full rundown of which propositions made the grade, and which were left on the scrap heap by voters. 

For more on how local organizations stood on these propositions, check out Hoodline's comprehensive election guide

Measures That Passed

Percentages indicate the percentage of voters voting yes.

Proposition A: $744.2 million bond measure for schools. (79.1 percent)

Proposition B: Parcel tax for City College of San Francisco. (79.8 percent)

Proposition C: Changes $250 million bond loan program for seismic upgrades, including loans for affordable housing acquisition and development. (75.9 percent)

Proposition E: Transfers responsibility for maintaining street trees from property and business owners to the city. (78.9 percent)

Proposition G: Transforms the Office of Citizen Complaints into the Department of Police Accountability, which reviews how SFPD handles allegations of SFPD officer misconduct. (79.8 percent)

Proposition I: Establishes a fund to support seniors and adults with disabilities, paid for with an annual set-aside from property taxes. (66.4 percent)

Proposition J: Creates fund for housing and homeless services. Would have required Proposition K to pass to receive funding. (66.4 percent)

Proposition N: Allows noncitizens with children in city schools to vote in Board of Education elections. (52.6 percent)

Proposition O: Allows commercial development at the Hunters Point Shipyard project, which would otherwise be subject to a city cap on office space. (52.5 percent)

Proposition Q: Gives the city the power to remove sidewalk tent camps with 24 hours' notice, provided residents are offered space at a shelter or a ticket out of town. (52.8 percent)

Proposition T: Bans lobbyists from giving unlimited travel gifts to elected officials, and restricts them from contributing to campaigns or bundling with others to contribute. (87 percent)

Proposition V: The "soda tax"—taxes sugary beverages at one cent per ounce. (61.9 percent)

Proposition W: Increases transfer taxes on higher-value properties, with the goal of paying for free community college and street trees. (61.9 percent)

Proposition X: Requires requiring builders to replace any arts, nonprofit or PDR (production, distribution, repair) space that is eliminated during development in the Mission and SoMa. (59.4 percent)

Measures That Failed

Percentages indicate the percentage of voters voting no.

Proposition D: Restricts mayor's power to fill Board of Supervisors vacancies. (53 percent)

Proposition F: Allows 16- and 17-year olds to vote in San Francisco municipal elections. (52.7 percent)

Proposition H: Creates a public advocate for the city. (53 percent)

Proposition K: Raises city sales tax by 0.75 percent to raise $50 million a year for homeless services and $100 million a year for transportation, to be administered under Proposition J. (65.1 percent)

Proposition L: Gives the Board of Supervisors power to appoint three of the seven members of the SFMTA board, who were previously all appointed by the mayor. (55.5 percent)

Proposition M: Creates a separate Housing and Development Commission to oversee the Mayor's Office of Housing and other departments and ensure competitive bidding. (56.5 percent)

Proposition P: Requires affordable housing projects to have at least three competitive bids. Would have been rendered moot had Proposition M (above) passed. (67.3 percent)

Proposition R: Requires the creation of an SFPD Neighborhood Crime Unit to address quality-of-life crimes. (54.5 percent)

Proposition S: Ensures that the bulk of the city's hotel tax goes to arts groups. (37.1 percent—measure required a two-thirds majority to pass)

Proposition U: Raises maximum income level for qualifying for subsidized affordable housing. (64.9 percent)

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