vote_lede_template.jpgWith 586 out of 590 of SF precincts reporting, here are your SF election results so far. You can see the most up-to-the minute results here at the SF Department of Elections site.

Measure A – School Facilities Special Tax.
To improve earthquake and fire safety and implement critical capital maintenance of its schools and facilities, shall the San Francisco Unified School District be authorized to renew the levy of an annual special tax not to exceed $32.20 per parcel for single family residential and nonresidential parcels and $16.10 per dwelling unit for mixed use and multifamily residential parcels, adjusted for inflation, in its Community Facilities District No. 90-1, and establish its annual appropriations limit at $16,000,000?
Yes 69183 69.84%
No 29882 30.16%
This measure requires 66?%+1 affirmative votes to pass.

Measure B – Earthquake Safety and Emergency Response Bond.
To improve fire, earthquake and emergency response and ensure firefighters a reliable water supply for fires and disasters, through projects including: improving deteriorating pipes, hydrants, reservoirs, water cisterns and pumps built after the 1906 earthquake; improving neighborhood fire stations; replacing the seismically-unsafe emergency command center with an earthquake-safe building; and to pay related costs, shall the City and County of San Francisco issue $412,300,000 in general obligation bonds, subject to citizen oversight and regular audits?
Yes 79086 79.18%
No 20796 20.82%
This measure requires 66?%+1 affirmative votes to pass.

Measure C – Film Commission.
Shall the Charter be amended to require the City to have a Film Commission, consisting of five members appointed by the Board of Supervisors and six members appointed by the Mayor, with final authority to issue permits to film in San Francisco?
Yes 44563 46.14%
No 52020 53.86%
This measure requires 50%+1 affirmative votes to pass.

Measure D – Retirement Benefit Costs.
Shall the City: calculate retirement benefits for new City employees using average monthly compensation over two years instead of over one year; increase the retirement benefit employee contribution for new safety employees and new employees in positions covered by the State retirement system; and require that savings from reduced employer contributions to the City’s retirement system be deposited in the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund?
Yes 74883 77.87%
No 21285 22.13%
This measure requires 50%+1 affirmative votes to pass.

Measure E – Budget Line Item for Police Department Security for City Officials and Dignitaries.
Shall the City require that the Police Department’s annual budget include a line item for the cost of security provided to City officials and visiting dignitaries?
Yes 53995 55.52%
No 43254 44.48%
This measure requires 50%+1 affirmative votes to pass.

Measure F – Renters’ Financial Hardship Applications.
Shall the City amend its Residential Rent Ordinance to add provisions for tenants to apply to the Rent Board to postpone most rent increases if they become unemployed, their wages decrease by 20% or more, or they do not receive a cost of living increase in their government benefits and those benefits are their sole income?
Yes 42840 43.12%
No 56510 56.88%
This measure requires 50%+1 affirmative votes to pass.

Measure G – Transbay Transit Center.
Shall it be City policy that the northern end of the planned San Francisco-to-Los Angeles high-speed rail line be located at the Transbay Transit Center at First and Mission streets?
Yes 81447 83.50%
No 16100 16.50%
This measure requires 50%+1 affirmative votes to pass.

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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