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Proposition B To Limit Building Heights Passes: 59% Yes / 41% No

Proposition B To Limit Building Heights Passes: 59% Yes / 41% No

With 100 percent of precincts having reported, San Francisco Proposition B which will require voter approval for any increase in the existing height limits for property currently under control of the Port of San Francisco has passed with 59.4% of ballots marked YES versus 40.6% marked NO. Local Measure A which... Read More »

Preemptive Challenge Of Waterfront Height Limit Measure Falls Short

A preemptive legal challenge of Proposition B which had sought to keep the Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act off the June ballot has fallen short. While rejecting the effort to remove the measure from the ballot, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Marla Miller did not rule on... Read More »

San Francisco’s Certified 2013 Election Results

With late vote-by-mail and provisional ballots having been added over the past week, the San Francisco election results from November 5, 2013 have just been certified and the final count for the number of ballots cast is 128,937 which represents 29.3 percent of registered voters, 66 percent of which... Read More »

Voters Reject Measures B/C And Designs For 8 Washington Street

Voters Reject Measures B/C And Designs For 8 Washington Street

With 100 percent of San Francisco’s precincts reporting and the mail-in ballots counted, the “No Wall on the Waterfront” forces have defeated the “Open Up The Waterfront” initiative and San Francisco Ballot Measures B and C. The NO votes totaled 62.22 percent for Measure B (which would have upheld... Read More »

Early SF Election Results: Measures B And C Facing Defeat

Based only on the results of 56,131 mail-in ballots returned, a quarter of the 238,235 which were issued, San Francisco Ballot Measure B which would clear the way for the development of 8 Washington Street as approved is losing the dueling ballot measure fight with 55% of the mail-in... Read More »

The Polls Are Open In San Francisco And It’s Time To Vote

The Polls Are Open In San Francisco And It’s Time To Vote

Perhaps you’ve already mailed your ballot or cast an early vote at City Hall, but if not, the polls are now open in San Francisco and it’s time to vote. Local Ballot Measures B and C are the two that we’ll be tracking, with Yes votes on the two... Read More »

Dueling 8 Washington Street Ballot Measures Designated B And C

Dueling 8 Washington Street Ballot Measures Designated B And C

With big money fueling the fire and the ballot measure battle over the development of 8 Washington Street heating up, San Francisco’s Department of Elections has just designated the “Open Up the Waterfront” initiative as Proposition B on this November’s ballot. The “No Wall On The Waterfront” referendum, which... Read More »

8 Washington Approval Upheld But Now On Hold Until 2013 Election

8 Washington Approval Upheld But Now On Hold Until 2013 Election

Returning from their summer recess yesterday, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted to uphold their previous approval for the proposed 8 Washington Street project. As such, the qualified referendum to quash the development of 8 Washington as approved, or at the very least limit its height to 84 feet,... Read More »

The Day After: November 2 Real Estate Related Election Results

With 100% of the San Francisco precincts reporting, but not including vote-by-mail or provisional ballots, it would appear that San Francisco Measure A (Earthquake Retrofit Bond) failed, while Measure L (Sit/Lie Ordinance) and Measure N (increases the transfer tax rate for real property valued at $5 million and above)... Read More »