2012 San Diego primary election
|Elections in California|
The June 2012 San Diego primary elections were on June 5, 2012, in San Diego, California. A two-round system was used for the election, starting with a primary in June followed by a November runoff election between the top-two candidates if no candidate received a majority of the votes in the first round.
Incumbent City Attorney Jan Goldsmith won re-election unopposed in the June primary.
In the June primary, Todd Gloria (District 3) won re-election unopposed. Mark Kersey (District 5), Scott Sherman (District 7), and Marti Emerald (District 9) secured the majority of votes to prevent a runoff. Incumbent Sherri Lightner received fewer votes than Ray Ellis for the District 1 seat, resulting in a November runoff election.
|Propositions: A • B|
Ballot Title: Prohibits the City from Requiring Project Labor Agreements on City Construction Projects
Ballot Language: "Should the City of San Diego be prohibited from requiring contractors to use Project Labor Agreements for City construction projects, except where required by law, and should the Mayor be required to post online all construction contracts over $25,000?"
Ballot Title: Amends City Charter Regarding Retirement Benefits
Ballot Language: "Should the Charter be amended to: direct City negotiators to seek limits on a City employee's compensation used to calculate pension benefits; eliminate defined benefit pensions for all new City Officials and employees, except police officers, substituting a defined contribution 401(k)-type plan; require substantially equal pension contributions from the City and employees; and eliminate, if permissible, a vote of employees or retirees to change their benefits?"
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