San Francisco general elections, June 2006

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The June 2006 San Francisco general elections were held on June 6, 2006, in San Francisco, California. The elections included one seat to the San Francisco County Superior Court and four San Francisco ballot measures.

Superior Court[edit]

Incumbent judge Lillian K. Sing won reelection.

San Francisco County Superior Court Seat 8 election, 2006
Candidate Votes Percentage
Lillian K. Sing (incumbent) 79,953 68.28%
Eric M. Safire 36,637 31.29%
Write-in 501 0.43%
Invalid or blank votes 40,281 25.78%
Total votes 156,272 100.00%
Voter turnout 37.11%

Propositions[edit]

Note: "City" refers to the San Francisco municipal government.

Proposition A[edit]

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Proposition A would allocate $10 million from the City's General Fund for the next three fiscal years for violence prevention and intervention services, to establish a Homicide Prevention Planning Council to develop and annually revise a Homicide Prevention Plan, and to create the position of Survivors' Advocate and a Survivors' Fund under the auspices of the District Attorney.

Proposition A
Choice Votes  %
Referendum failed No 69,060 50.76%
Yes 66,982 49.24%
Invalid or blank votes 20,230 12.95%
Total votes 156,272 100.00%

Proposition B[edit]

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Proposition B would require landlords to, before offering to sell buildings of two or more residential units, disclose to all potential buyers the specific legal grounds for any evictions resulting in vacant lots at the time of sale, and to disclose whether the tenants were elderly or disabled.

Proposition B
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 71,440 52.22%
No 65,373 47.78%
Invalid or blank votes 19,459 12.45%
Total votes 156,272 100.00%

Proposition C[edit]

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Proposition C would change the City's appointment process to the Transbay Joint Powers Authority by designating the Mayor and two members of the Board of Supervisors to represent the City.

Proposition C
Choice Votes  %
Referendum failed No 93,905 71.72%
Yes 37,030 28.28%
Invalid or blank votes 25,337 16.21%
Total votes 156,272 100.00%

Proposition D[edit]

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Proposition D would create the Laguna Honda Hospital Special Use District encompassing the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, limit the patients who can receive care at Laguna Honda Hospital and certain other facilities, and allow privately owned residential health care facilities to operate in "public" districts.

Proposition D
Choice Votes  %
Referendum failed No 99,060 73.66%
Yes 35,418 26.34%
Invalid or blank votes 21,794 13.95%
Total votes 156,272 100.00%

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