2008 November Endorsements

Please find all our endorsements below. State and Federal endorsements are made by the California League of Conservation Voters. More info can be found on their website at www.ecovote.org/endorse LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL CANDIDATES:

President: Barack Obama

Congress 8: Nancy Pelosi

Congress 12: Jackie Speier

State Senate: Mark Leno

Assembly 12: Fiona Ma

Assembly 13: Tom Ammiano

Supervisor District 1: Eric Mar

Supervisor District 3: (ranked choices) 1) David Chiu 2) Tony Gantner

Supervisor District 5: Ross Mirkarimi

Supervisor District 7: No Endorsement

Supervisor District 9: (ranked choices) 1) Sanchez 2) Campos 3) Valtin

Supervisor District 11: John Avalos

BART: Tom Radulovich

Board of Education: Sandra Fewer Bobbie Lopez Jill Wynns Norman Yee

Community College Board: Mary Hernandez Chris Jackson Milton Marks Bruce Wolfe

Superior Court Judge: Sandoval


State Propositions:

Yes on Proposition 1A: Improve air quality and public transportation through High Speed Rail No on Proposition 7: Protect small solar producers and encourage solar energy production No on Proposition 10: Protect the environment and taxpayers — and stop the alternative energy scam No on Proposition 11: Stop the flawed redistricting plan

San Francisco Measures:

YES on Prop A - San Francisco General Hospital Earthquake Safety Bonds

YES on Prop B - Establishing Affordable Housing Fund

NO on Prop C - City employees on Commissions and Boards

YES on Prop D - Financing Pier 70 Waterfront District Development Plan

YES on Prop E - Raise # of signatures required for a recall

YES on Prop F - Holding All Scheduled City Elections Only in Even-Numbered Years

Prop G - No Position

YES on Prop H - Setting Clean Energy Deadlines; Studying Options for Providing Energy; Changing Revenue Bond Authority to Pay for Public Utility Facilities

NO on Prop I - Creating the Office of an Independent Rate Payer Advocate

YES on Prop J - Creating a Historic Preservation Commission

Prop K - No Position Prop L - No Position Prop M - No Position

YES on Prop N - Changing Real Property Transfer Tax Rates

YES on Prop O - Replacing the Emergency Response Fee with an Access Line Tax and Revising the Telephone Users Tax

NO on Prop P - Changing the Composition of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority Board

YES on Prop Q - Modifying the Payroll Expense Tax

NO on Prop R - Renaming the Oceanside Water Treatment Plant

NO on Prop S - ID funding sources for budget set asides

Prop T - No Position Prop U - No Position Prop V - No Position