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November 8, 2005 Election

County Results as of Dec 5 1:46pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (578/578)
53.6% Countywide Voter Turnout (229,714/428,481)

Statewide Results as of Nov 23 4:01pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (17726/17726)
49.1% Statewide Voter Turnout (7,813,919/15,891,482)

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    Assessor-Recorder; City of San FranciscoClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites
    Ranked choice final/inital votes (details)

    City Attorney; City of San FranciscoClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Dennis Herrera
      182,034 votes 98.07%
    • (3,573 Total Write-In Votes 1.93%)

    Treasurer; City of San FranciscoClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    State Propositions

    Proposition 73 Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy
    Fail: 3,610,475 / 47.3% Yes votes ...... 4,023,840 / 52.7% No votes
    Should the California Constitution be amended to require notification of the parent or legal guardian of an unemancipated, pregnant minor at least 48 hours before performing an abortion on the minor?

    Proposition 74 Public School Teachers. Waiting Period for Permanent Status. Dismissal
    Fail: 3,450,331 / 44.9% Yes votes ...... 4,241,972 / 55.1% No votes
    Should the probationary period for public school teachers be increased from two to five years, and should the process by which school boards can dismiss a permanent certificated employee be modified?

    Proposition 75 Public Employee Union Dues. Restrictions on Political Contributions. Employee Consent Requirement
    Fail: 3,575,521 / 46.5% Yes votes ...... 4,106,481 / 53.5% No votes
    Should public employee unions be required to obtain annual written consent from each member in order to use a portion of that member's dues for political activity?

    Proposition 76 State Spending and School Funding Limits
    Fail: 2,898,836 / 37.8% Yes votes ...... 4,775,219 / 62.2% No votes
    Should Californians make major Constitutional changes to create an additional state spending limit, grant the governor substantial new power to unilaterally reduce state spending, and revise key provisions relating to Proposition 98, school and community college funding, and transportation funding authorized by Proposition 42?

    Proposition 77 Redistricting. Initiative Constitutional Amendment
    Fail: 3,073,346 / 40.3% Yes votes ...... 4,548,276 / 59.7% No votes
    Should the California Constitution be amended to change the process of redistricting California's State Senate, State Assembly, Congressional and Board of Equalization districts, transferring the implementation of redistricting from the Legislature to a panel of three retired judges, selected by legislative leaders?

    Proposition 78 Discounts on Prescription Drugs
    Fail: 3,137,858 / 41.5% Yes votes ...... 4,421,298 / 58.5% No votes
    Should the state adopt a new state drug discount program to reduce the costs of prescription drugs for Californians at or below 300 percent of the federal poverty level?

    Proposition 79 Prescription Drug Discounts. State-Negotiated Rebates
    Fail: 2,940,106 / 39.3% Yes votes ...... 4,541,256 / 60.7% No votes
    Should the state of California create a new prescription drug discount program for residents at or below 400 percent of the federal poverty level, and change state law to make it illegal to engage in profiteering from the sale of prescription drugs?

    Proposition 80 Electric Service Providers. Regulation
    Fail: 2,532,094 / 34.4% Yes votes ...... 4,825,010 / 65.6% No votes
    Should the state expand its regulation of the electric industry?

    Local Measures

    Proposition A Community College District General Obligation Bonds -- City and County of San Francisco (55% Majority)
    Pass: 134,999 / 63.88% Yes votes ...... 76,320 / 36.12% No votes
    Shall San Francisco Community College District (City College) increase opportunities and improve conditions at its campuses throughout San Francisco by issuing $246,300,000 in Phase II bonds at legal interest rates to pay for capital improvements including increasing student access to advanced computer technology and bio/stem cell technology, renovating classrooms, building new facilities for upper division classes, neighborhood classes and the performing arts, with annual audits, citizens' oversight and no spending for college administrators' salaries?

    Proposition B Street and Sidewalk Improvement Bonds -- City and County of San Francisco (Bond Issue - Two-Thirds Majority)
    Fail: 119,095 / 56.43% Yes votes ...... 91,952 / 43.57% No votes
    Shall the City incur $208,000,000 of bonded indebtedness to finance street reconstruction, pavement renovation, disabled access curb ramp construction, sidewalk and street improvements, street structure rehabilitation and improvements, pedestrian safety street and signal improvements, street improvements for bicycle use and all other structures and improvements necessary or convenient for the foregoing purposes?

    Proposition C Ethics Commission Budget and Outside Counsel -- City and County of San Francisco (Budget Process - Simple Majority)
    Fail: 81,672 / 40.30% Yes votes ...... 120,968 / 59.70% No votes
    Shall the City create a new budget process for the Ethics Commission that alters the role of the Mayor, and authorize the Commission to hire outside counsel under certain circumstances?

    Proposition D Appointment of Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors -- City and County of San Francisco (Nomination Process - Simple Majority)
    Fail: 71,585 / 35.55% Yes votes ...... 129,801 / 64.45% No votes
    Shall the President of the Board of Supervisors nominate three members and the Mayor nominate four members to the Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors, and shall the members be prevented from serving as "holdovers"?

    Proposition E Election Date of the Assessor - Recorder and Public Defender -- City and County of San Francisco (Election Date Change - Simple Majority)
    Pass: 138,765 / 70.17% Yes votes ...... 58,998 / 29.83% No votes
    Shall the election date of the Assessor-Recorder and Public Defender be moved from the Statewide Primary election in June to the municipal election the following November?

    Proposition F Neighborhood Firehouses -- City and County of San Francisco (Firehouse Maintenance and Operation Levels - Simple Majority)
    Pass: 119,581 / 57.59% Yes votes ...... 88,062 / 42.41% No votes
    Shall the City maintain and operate all 42 firehouses and specific emergency and rescue vehicles and equipment at the same levels that were used on January 1, 2004?

    Proposition G Access to Underground Parking at Golden Gate Park -- City and County of San Francisco (Simple Majority)
    Pass: 138,069 / 67.70% Yes votes ...... 65,862 / 32.30% No votes
    May the underground parking garage in Golden Gate Park have one entrance-exit inside the Park without dedicated access lanes that lead outside the Park, and shall the number of lanes of automobile traffic in parts of the Park be limited?

    Proposition H Firearm Ban -- City and County of San Francisco (Simple Majority)
    Pass: 123,033 / 57.79% Yes votes ...... 89,856 / 42.21% No votes
    Shall the City ban the manufacture, distribution, sale and transfer of firearms and ammunition within San Francisco, and ban City residents from possessing handguns within San Francisco?

    Proposition I No Military Recruiters in Public Schools, Scholarships for Education and Job Training -- City and County of San Francisco (Simple Majority)
    Pass: 125,581 / 59.15% Yes votes ...... 86,723 / 40.85% No votes
    Shall it be City policy to oppose military recruiting in public schools and consider funding scholarships for education and training that could provide an alternative to military service?

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