November 2009 San Francisco general elections were held on November 3, 2009 in San Francisco, California. The elections included those for San Francisco city attorney and treasurer, and five ballot measures.
City attorney [ edit ]
Dennis Herrera won reelection unopposed.
San Francisco City Attorney election, 2009 Candidate Votes % Dennis Herrera ( incumbent) 78,414 96.84 Write-in 2,555 3.16 Valid votes 80,969 79.33%% Invalid or blank votes 21,092 20.67% Total votes 102,061 100.00 Voter turnout 22.58% Treasurer [ edit ]
José Cisneros, who was initially appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom in September 2004, won reelection unopposed.
San Francisco Treasurer election, 2009 Candidate Votes % José Cisneros ( incumbent) 76,376 97.07 Write-in 2,304 2.93 Valid votes 78,680 77.09% Invalid or blank votes 23,381 22.91% Total votes 102,061 100.00 Voter turnout 22.58% Propositions [ edit ]
Propositions: A • B • C • D • E Note: "City" refers to the San Francisco municipal government. Proposition A [ edit ]
Proposition A would change the budget cycle from a one-year system to a two-year system, require the City to adopt and prepare a five-year financial plan and long-range policies, and change deadlines for submitting and adopting labor agreements.
Proposition A Choice Votes % Yes 68,270 69.89 No 29,414 30.11 Proposition B [ edit ]
Proposition B would allow members of the
San Francisco Board of Supervisors to hire more than two aides.
Proposition B Choice Votes % Yes 51,835 52.26 No 47,361 47.74 Proposition C [ edit ]
Proposition C would allow the City to enter into a new naming rights contract for
Candlestick Park and devote half of the proceeds to City recreation center directors.
Proposition C Choice Votes % Yes 58,192 58.68 No 40,973 41.32 Proposition D [ edit ]
Proposition D would create a Mid-Market Special Sign District, permitting new general advertising signs with some restrictions.
Proposition D Choice Votes % No 53,999 54.00 Yes 46,008 46.00 Proposition E [ edit ]
Proposition E would prohibit new general advertising signs on street furniture and City-owned buildings.
Proposition E Choice Votes % Yes 56,802 57.28 No 42,365 42.72 External links [ edit ]