The voting membership of SFYD has endorsed these candidates and measures for the November 8, 2016 election:
STATE LEGISLATURE CANDIDATES
CA State Senate District 11
CA State Assembly, District 17
CA State Assembly, District 19
CITY AND REGIONAL CANDIDATES
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 - No endorsement
CCSF Board of Trustees
- Rafael Mandelman
- Alex Randolph
- Tom Temprano
- Shanell Williams
Board of Education
- Matthew Haney
- Rachel Norton
- District 7 - Lateefah Simon
- District 9 - No Endorsement
STATE BALLOT MEASURES
YES – Proposition 51—School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities. Initiative Statutory Amendment.
No Position – Proposition 52—State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds. Initiative Statutory and Constitutional Amendment.
No Position – Proposition 53—Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
No Position – Proposition 54—Legislature. Legislation and Proceedings. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES – Proposition 55—Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
YES – Proposition 56—Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES – Proposition 57—Criminal Sentences. Juvenile Criminal Proceedings and Sentencing. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES – Proposition 58—English language education
No Position – Proposition 59—Campaign finance: voter instruction
No Position – Proposition 60—Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements. Initiative Statute.
No Position – Proposition 61—State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards. Initiative Statute.
YES – Proposition 62—Death Penalty. Initiative Statute.
YES – Proposition 63—Firearms. Ammunition Sales. Initiative Statute.
YES – Proposition 64—Marijuana Legalization. Initiative Statute.
No Position – Proposition 65—Carry-Out Bags. Charges. Initiative Statute.
NO – Proposition 66—Death Penalty. Procedures. Initiative Statute.
No Position – Proposition 67—Referendum to Overturn Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags.
LOCAL BALLOT MEASURES
YES – Measure A – School Bonds
YES – Measure B – City College Parcel Tax
YES – Measure C – Loans to Finance Acquisition and Rehabilitation of Affordable Housing
No Position – Measure D – Vacancy Appointments
YES – Measure E – Responsibility for the Maintenance of Street Trees
YES – Measure F – Youth Voting in Local Elections
YES – Measure G – Police Oversight
No Position – Measure H – Public Advocate
YES – Measure I – Funding for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities – Dignity Fund
YES – Measure J – Funding for Homelessness and Transportation
No Position – Measure K – General Sales Tax
No Position – Measure L – MTA Appointments and Budget
No Position – Measure M – Housing and Development Commission
YES – Measure N – Non-Citizen Voting in School Board Elections
YES – Measure O – Office Development in Candlestick Point and Hunters Point
No Position – Measure P – Competitive Bidding for Affordable Housing Projects on City-Owned Property
No Position – Measure Q – Prohibiting Tents on Public Sidewalks
No Position – Measure R – Neighborhood Crime Unit
YES – Measure S – Allocation of Hotel Tax Funds
No Position – Measure T – Restricting Gifts and Campaign Contributions from Lobbyists Lobbyist Contributions and Bundling
No Position – Measure U – Affordable Housing Requirements for Market-Rate Development Projects
No Position – Measure V – Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages
YES – Measure W – Real Estate Transfer Tax on Properties Over $5 Million
No Position – Measure X – Requirements for Changing the Use of Certain Properties
YES – Measure RR – BART Safety, Reliability and Traffic Relief