November 2012 San Francisco general elections were on November 6, 2012, in San Francisco, California. The elections included six seats to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, four seats to the San Francisco Board of Education, four seats to the San Francisco Community College Board, and seven San Francisco ballot measures. Board of Supervisors [ edit ] Board of Education [ edit ]
Three incumbents ran for reelection, while one, Norman Yee, ran for a seat on the
San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Each voter was allowed to cast up to four votes.
San Francisco Board of Education elections, 2012 Candidate Votes % Sandra Lee Fewer ( incumbent) 128,500 16.94 Jill Wynns ( incumbent) 106,531 14.04 Rachel Norton ( incumbent) 102,033 13.45 Matt Haney 100,552 13.25 Kim Garcia-Meza 59,930 7.90 Shamann Walton 58,194 7.67 Sam Rodriguez 50,554 6.66 Gladys Soto 49,839 6.57 Beverly Popek 36,059 4.75 Victoria Lo 35,779 4.72 Paul Robertson 29,562 3.90 Write-in 1,164 3.90 Voter turnout 72.56%
Three incumbents ran for reelection, while one, Rodrigo Santos, is seeking his first election after being appointed by
Mayor Ed Lee. Each voter was allowed to cast up to four votes.
San Francisco Community College Board elections, 2012 Candidate Votes % Steve Ngo ( incumbent) 103,030 14.63 Rafael Mandelman 96,053 13.64 Natalie Berg ( incumbent) 95,259 13.53 Chris Jackson ( incumbent) 91,069 12.93 Amy Bacharach 90,485 12.85 Rodrigo Santos ( incumbent) 56,755 8.06 Nate Cruz 55,426 7.87 William Walker 49,430 7.02 Hanna Leung 47,643 6.77 George Vazhappally 17,904 2.54 Voter turnout 72.56% Propositions [ edit ]
Propositions: A • B • C • D • E • F • G Note: "City" refers to the San Francisco municipal government. Proposition A [ edit ]
Proposition A would levy an annual $79 parcel tax for eight years to provide funding for several
City College of San Francisco programs. This measure required a two-thirds majority to pass.
Proposition A Choice Votes % Yes 242,410 72.90 No 90,134 27.10 Proposition B [ edit ]
Proposition B would authorize the City to issue $195 million in bonds to fund repairs and improvements in parks and public open spaces. This measure required a two-thirds majority to pass.
Proposition B Choice Votes % Yes 242,404 72.11 No 93,735 27.89 Proposition C [ edit ]
Proposition C would establish a Housing Trust Fund to fund construction and maintenance of
affordable housing, provide for loan assistance and foreclosure relief, and fund neighborhood improvements; reduce on-site affordable-housing requirements; and authorize the construction of 30,000 low-rental units in the city.
Proposition C Choice Votes % Yes 211,674 65.15 No 113,214 34.85 Proposition D [ edit ]
Proposition D would shift the elections of
City Attorney and Treasurer to the same year as those of the Mayor, District Attorney, and Assessor-Recorder.
Proposition D Choice Votes % Yes 263,642 83.20 No 53,252 16.80 Proposition E [ edit ]
Proposition E would phase in a
gross receipts tax and phase out a payroll tax in a revenue-neutral manner and increase business registration fees.
Proposition E Choice Votes % Yes 223,887 70.75 No 92,577 29.25 Proposition F [ edit ]
Proposition F would require the City to study the draining of
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and the identifying of replacement water and power sources.
Proposition F Choice Votes % No 249,304 76.90 Yes 74,885 23.10 Proposition G [ edit ]
Proposition G would make it City policy to oppose
corporate personhood and that corporations are subject to political spending limits.
Proposition G Choice Votes % Yes 260,595 80.99 No 61,181 19.01 External links [ edit ]