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Bay View Voters Guide

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 7:49
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It’s been a long, loud election season; let’s end it right by VOTING 100%, as the oldtimers used to say. If you can’t vote the top of the ticket, elect these bright, young Black candidates.

For the Nov. 8 election, weekend voting at City Hall began Oct. 29, and on Election Day, polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. You can take this guide into the voting booth. To learn more, visit sfgov.org/elections or call 415- 554-4375.

The Bay View welcomes your comments; email publisher@sfbayview.com or call 415-671-0789.

The Bay View is proud to support and recommends you cast your vote for these candidates: Paul Henderson for Superior Court Judge, London Breed for Board of Supervisors District 5, Stevon Cook for School Board, Shanell Williams for College Board and Lateefah Simon for BART Board.

Candidates

State Senate

District 11: Jane Kim

Superior Court Judge

Office 7: Paul Henderson

San Francisco Board of Supervisors

District 1: Sandra Lee Fewer

District 3: Aaron Peskin

District 5: London Breed

District 7: Norman Yee

District 9: Hillary Ronen

District 11: Francisco Herrera

SF Board of Education

Stevon Cook

Matthew Haney

Mark Sanchez

SF Community College Board

Shanell Williams

Alex Randolph

BART Board

District 7: Lateefah Simon

California Propositions

Prop 51, School Bonds: Yes

Prop 52, Medi-Cal Hospital Fee: Yes

Prop 53, Revenue Bonds: No recommendation

Prop 54, Legislative Broadcasts: Yes

Prop 55, Education, Healthcare Tax: Yes

Prop 56, Cigarette Tax: Yes

Prop 57, Criminal Sentencing, Parole: Yes

Prop 58, English Proficiency: Yes

Prop 59, Corporations’ Political Spending: Yes

Prop 60, Condom Use in Adult Films: Yes

Prop 61, Prescription Drug Pricing: Yes

Prop 62, Death Penalty Replaced with LWOP: No

Prop 63, Firearms, Ammunition Sales: Yes

Prop 64, Marijuana Legalization: Yes

Prop 65, Carryout Bags: No

Prop 66, Death Penalty Procedures: No

Prop 67, Ban on Single-use Plastic Bags: Yes

San Francisco Propositions

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: Yes

Prop E, Responsibility for Maintaining Street Trees and Surrounding Sidewalks: Yes

Prop F, Youth Voting in Local Elections: Yes

Prop G, Police Oversight: Yes

Prop H, Public Advocate: Yes

Prop I, Funding for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities: Yes

Prop J, Funding for Homelessness and Transportation: Yes

Prop K, General Sales Tax: Yes

Prop L, MTA Appointments and Budget: Yes

Prop M, Housing and Development Commission: Yes

Prop N, Non-Citizen Voting in School Board Elections: Yes

Prop O, Office Development in Candlestick Point and Hunters Point: No

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 and Campaign Contributions from Lobbyists: Yes

Prop U, Affordable Housing Requirements for Market-Rate Development Projects: No

Prop V, Tax on Distributing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: Yes

Prop W, Real Estate Transfer Tax on Properties Over $5 Million: Yes

Prop X, Preserving Space for Neighborhood Arts, Small Businesses and Community Services in Certain Neighborhoods: Yes

District Measure RR, BART Safety, Reliability and Traffic Relief: Yes

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