San Francisco, CA, USA, local Popular or citizen-initiated referendum [PCR] - Legislative Referendum

General Typology

Instrument
Popular or citizen-initiated referendum [PCR]
Location
San Francisco, CA, USA
Political level
local
Local Name:
Legislative Referendum
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

ARTICLE XIV:
INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL
SEC. 14.100. GENERAL.
Except as otherwise provided in this Article, the voters of the City and County shall have the power to enact initiatives and the power to nullify acts or measures involving legislative matters by referendum.

SEC. 14.102. LEGISLATIVE REFERENDUM.
Prior to the effective date of an ordinance, a referendum on that ordinance may be proposed by filing with the Board of Supervisors a petition protesting the passage of that ordinance. Such petition shall be signed by voters in a number equal to at least ten percent, or in the case of an ordinance granting any franchise, at least five percent, of the votes cast for all candidates for Mayor in the last preceding general municipal election for Mayor.
Such ordinance shall then be suspended from becoming effective. The Board of Supervisors shall reconsider the ordinance. If it is not entirely repealed, the Board of Supervisors shall submit the ordinance to the voters at the next general municipal or statewide election or at a special municipal election. Such ordinance shall not become effective until approved by voters at such an election.

SEC. 14.104. PETITIONS – WITHDRAWAL OF SIGNATURES.
A person signing a petition for initiative, referendum or recall may withdraw his or her name from such petition by filing with the Director of Elections a verified revocation of that signature prior to the filing of such petition itself.

DEFINITIONS
"Initiative" shall mean
(1) a proposal by the voters with respect to any ordinance, act or other measure which is within the powers conferred upon the Board of Supervisors to enact, any legislative act which is within the power conferred upon any other official, board, commission or other unit of government to adopt, or any declaration of policy; or
(2) any measure submitted to the voters by the Mayor or by the Board of Supervisors, or four or more members of the Board.

"Special municipal election" shall mean, in addition to special elections otherwise required by law, the election called by (1) the Director of Elections with respect to an initiative, referendum or recall, and (2) the Board of Supervisors with respect to bond issues, election of an official not required to be elected at the general municipal election, or an initiative or referendum.

SEC. 1.113. DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS DURING SIGNATURE GATHERING
PERIODS FOR INITIATIVES, REFERENDA AND RECALLS.
In addition to the requirements of this Chapter and State law, any committee that is raising or spending funds to support or oppose a measure during the circulation of the measure shall file supplemental campaign statements with the Ethics Commission under this Section. Such committees shall file supplemental campaign statements on the 5th and 20th day of every month in which a measure is circulating in the City and County for signatures, and on the 5th day of the month following the end of the circulation period if necessary to disclosure contributions received or expenditures made during the signature-gathering period. Each such statement shall disclose contributions received and expenditures made between the end of the reporting period for the last campaign statement filed by the committee and the period ending five calendar days prior to the date of filing.

References: Charter of San Francisco City and County (accessed 1 Juli 2021)

SEC. 225. BALLOT DESIGNATIONS.
The submission and form of ballot designations shall be governed by California Elections Code Section 13107 and any implementing regulations, rules or guidelines issued by the California Secretary of State.

ARTICLE III:
SUBMISSION OF MEASURES TO THE VOTERS
SEC. 300. DEADLINES FOR SUBMISSION OF MEASURES.
(a) Charter Amendments and Bond Measures. Except as provided in Subsection (c) of this Section, proposed Charter amendments and bond measures shall be submitted to the voters at the next election held no fewer than 102 days after the date said measure is received by the Director of Elections.
The Board of Supervisors may submit, and the Director of Elections shall have the discretion to accept, one proposed Charter amendment or bond measure per election that is received fewer than 102 days before the date of the election, provided that said measure is received no fewer than 95 days before the date of the election.
(..)
(c) Measures Proposed by Initiative Petition. Measures proposed by initiative petition pursuant to Charter Sections 14.101 or 9.110 and Charter amendments proposed by initiative petition shall be submitted to the voters upon certification of the sufficiency of the petition signatures by the Director of Elections. An initiative petition shall be submitted to the Director of Elections no fewer than 120 days before the date of the election for which the initiative is intended. The Director of Elections shall certify the sufficiency of the petition signatures, or determine the insufficiency of the signatures, no later than 30 days after the date the petition is received.
(1) Except as provided in Subdivisions (2) and (3) of this subsection, a vote on an initiative shall occur at the next general municipal or Statewide election occurring no fewer than 90 days from the date of the certificate of sufficiency executed by the Director of Elections. Any initiative petition that is certified by the Director of Elections to contain the requisite number of valid signatures, but that is certified within 90 days of an election, shall not be placed on the ballot for that election but shall be placed on the ballot at the next general municipal or Statewide election.
(2) The Director of Elections shall call for a special municipal election on an initiative if the initiative petition complies with the requirements of Charter Section 14.101.
(3) The Board of Supervisors may call for a special municipal election on an initiative pursuant to Charter Section 14.101, provided that the special election occurs no fewer than 90 days from the date the certificate of sufficiency is executed by the Director of Elections.

EC. 310. INITIATIVE MEASURES AND REFERENDA; INCORPORATION OF STATE LAW.
Except as otherwise provided by the Charter or this Municipal Elections Code, the circulation and qualification of initiative petitions and referenda is governed by California Elections Code Sections 100 and 101, and Section 9200 et seq.

SEC. 320. NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CIRCULATE INITIATIVE PETITION; FILING FEE; SIGNATURES IN LIEU OF FILING FEE.
(a) At the time the proponent files a notice of intention to circulate an initiative petition, the proponent shall pay a fee, the amount of which is specified in Section 820 of this Code, to the Director of Elections. The fee shall be used to defray the costs incurred by the City Attorney to prepare the ballot title and summary as required by California Elections Code Section 9203. The fee shall be refunded by the Director of Elections to the proponent if, within one year of the date of filing the notice of intention, the Director of Elections certifies the sufficiency of the petition.
(b) At the time the proponent files a notice of intention to circulate an initiative petition, the proponent may submit a petition containing signatures in lieu of part or all of the filing fee required under Subsection (a). Any registered voter of the City and County may sign an in-lieu petition. Each valid signature contained in the in-lieu petition shall reduce the filing fee by the amount specified in Section 840 of this Code.
(c) Each in-lieu petition shall include a complete and accurate copy of the notice of intention to circulate an initiative petition. Each petition shall also include spaces for the voter's signature, printed name and residence address. The residence address shall include street and number within the City and County, or other adequate designation of residence so that the location may be readily ascertained.
Across the top of each printed page there shall be printed in 12-point boldface type the following: "Petition in Lieu of Filing Fee for Notice of Intention to Circulate Initiative Petition."
(d) Each in-lieu petition shall include an affidavit signed by the circulator in substantially the same form as set forth in California Elections Code Section 9022 except that the affidavit shall declare that the circulator is a voter of the City and County and shall state the address at which the circulator is registered to vote at the time of execution of the affidavit.

SEC. 330. SIGNATURES IN LIEU OF FILING FEE; PROCEDURES FOR SUBMISSION.
(a) Upon receipt of the minimum number of signatures in lieu of filing fee required by Section 820 of this Code, or a sufficient combination of such signatures and pro rata filing fee, the Director of Elections shall provisionally accept for filing the notice of intention to circulate an initiative petition. Within seven days after the receipt of the petition, the Director of Elections shall notify the proponent of the petition of any deficiency in the in-lieu signatures submitted. The proponent may then, within seven days of notification, submit additional signatures in the same manner as provided in Section 320 of this Code or pay a pro rata portion of the filing fee to cover the deficiency. If the deficiency is not remedied by either method within seven days, the notice of intention shall not be accepted and any filing fee paid by the proponent shall be forfeited.
(b) The notice of intention to circulate an initiative petition shall be deemed filed upon the date that a sufficient number of signatures submitted in lieu of the filing fee have been verified, or the date upon which any deficiency has been cured.
(c) The proponent of an in-lieu petition may submit a greater number of signatures than required by Section 320(b) of this Code. The Director of Elections shall not be required to determine the validity of a greater number of signatures than that required to reduce the filing fee to zero. If the number of signatures affixed to an in-lieu petition is 100 or more, the Director of Elections may use a random sampling technique for verification of the signatures. The random sampling shall include an examination of 100 signatures, or three percent of the total number of signatures submitted, whichever is greater. Upon completion of the verification of signatures in the sample, the percentage of signatures which are valid shall be applied and projected to the total number of signatures submitted.

SEC. 360. MEASURES CONCERNING THE SAME SUBJECT MATTER; COMPETING AND CONFLICTING MEASURES; COMPLEMENTARY MEASURES.
When two or more proposed measures concern the same subject matter, the Director of Elections shall publish in the Voter Information Pamphlet the following statement on the ballot measure title page for each of the measures:
Propositions () and () concern the same subject matter. If both measures are adopted by the voters, and if there is a conflict between provisions of the two measures, then some or all of the measure approved by fewer votes would not go into effect.
In case two or more measures adopted at the same election have conflicting provisions and are tied for the highest vote, they shall be resubmitted at the next ensuing general election.

SEC. 370. WITHDRAWAL OF MEASURES.
(c) Initiatives. Once submitted to the Department of Elections, measures proposed by initiative petition may not be withdrawn.

SEC. 380. EFFECTIVE DATE OF MEASURES
Unless otherwise provided in the text of a proposed ballot measure, other than a Charter amendment, if a majority of the registered San Francisco voters voting on the measure vote in favor thereof, the measure shall go into effect 10 days after the date the official vote count is declared by the Board of Supervisors.
If a majority of the registered San Francisco voters voting on a Charter amendment vote in favor thereof, the Charter amendment shall go into effect once the amendment is accepted and filed by the Secretary of State pursuant to Government Code Section 34450, et seq.

ARTICLE IV:
PREPARATION AND FORM OF BALLOTS
ARTICLE V:
ELECTION MATERIAL MAILED TO THE VOTERS

SEC. 501. FORMAT OF PROPOSED MEASURES.Whenever the text of any proposed measure, including a Charter amendment, is printed in the voter information pamphlet pursuant to Section 500(c)(6), the Director of Elections shall distinguish additions to or deletions from existing legislation in the printed text of the measure by underlining, bold type, strike-outs or other appropriate means. An explanation of the method used to distinguish the proposed changes shall immediately precede the text of the measure.
Any proposal for amendment of the Charter which is ordered submitted to the electors by the Board of Supervisors shall also be published in the official newspaper.

References: San Francisco Municipal Elections Code (accessed 1 Juli 2021)

Subject Matter:

To call a referendum on an ordinance

Actors

Initiator:
Citizens
Decision maker:
Local electorate

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
10% of electorate or 5% (in the case of an ordinance granting any franchise)
Available Time:
Prior to the effective date of an ordinance
Turnout Quorum:
None
Approval Quorum:
Majority of votes
Geographical Quorum:
None
Excluded Issues:

Any ordinance

Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Collection Mode:
free
Specify Collection Mode:

SEC. 335. CIRCULATOR IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.
(a) Any person having charge or control of the circulation of, or obtaining signatures to, any City initiative, referendum or recall petition, shall request circulator identification badge templates from the Department of Elections. Upon request, the Department of Elections shall provide one badge template containing the words "VOLUNTEER CIRCULATOR" and a second badge template containing the words "PAID CIRCULATOR." The badge templates shall specify a font and size that will be clearly legible to the intended public. When the Department of Elections provides badge templates to any person pursuant to this subsection, the Department of Elections also shall provide written notice to that person describing the requirements set forth in subsection (b).
(b) Every person is guilty of an infraction, punishable by the maximum fine allowed under state law, who, circulating, as a principal or agent, or obtaining signatures to, any City initiative, referendum or recall petition, intentionally fails to display an identification badge provided by the Department of Elections pursuant to subsection (a) on his or her outermost piece of clothing that includes the words "VOLUNTEER CIRCULATOR" if the person is not being paid to circulate the petition or "PAID CIRCULATOR" if the person is being paid to circulate the petition.
(c) The person having charge or control of the circulation of or obtaining signatures to, any petition shall provide every person circulating the petition with a badge stating whether that person is a paid or volunteer circulator. Each badge shall be printed in the font and size specified in the badge template provided by the Department of Elections. The person having charge or control of the circulation of, or obtaining signatures to, any petition shall also provide an exact copy of the written notice described in subsection (b) to every person to whom the person distributes a badge. Any person who fails to provide an exact copy of the written notice as required under this subsection shall be guilty of an infraction, punishable by the maximum fine allowed under State law.
(d) Upon request by any person, a person circulating, as a principal or agent, or having charge or control of the circulation of, or obtaining signatures to, any City initiative, referendum or recall petition shall disclose the name(s) of the proponents of the petition. Any person who intentionally fails to make such disclosure shall be guilty of an infraction, punishable by the maximum fine allowed under State law.

Wording Of Ballot Question:

EC. 510. CITY ATTORNEY STATEMENT OR QUESTION.

(a) Format. Except as provided in Subsection (c) of this Section, the City Attorney shall prepare a general statement of any ballot measure to be submitted to the voters, followed by the words "yes" and "no," so arranged that voters may indicate a choice upon the ballot. The general statement or question shall not exceed 30 words, except where the subject measure is unusually complex, in which case the general statement or question shall not exceed 100 words.
(b) Deadline. The general question or statement for any measure shall be transmitted to the Director of Elections no fewer than 85 days prior to the election to which it relates, for printing and inclusion in the voter information pamphlet. (..)

Interaction With Authorities:

SEC. 501. FORMAT OF PROPOSED MEASURES.Whenever the text of any proposed measure, including a Charter amendment, is printed in the voter information pamphlet pursuant to Section 500(c)(6), the Director of Elections shall distinguish additions to or deletions from existing legislation in the printed text of the measure by underlining, bold type, strike-outs or other appropriate means. An explanation of the method used to distinguish the proposed changes shall immediately precede the text of the measure.
Any proposal for amendment of the Charter which is ordered submitted to the electors by the Board of Supervisors shall also be published in the official newspaper.

SEC. 515. DIGEST OF MEASURES; FORMAT; READABILITY LEVEL.
(a) The Ballot Simplification Committee shall prepare a digest of each measure submitted to the voters. Each digest shall include four subsections. These four subsections shall be entitled and shall appear in the following sequence in the voter information pamphlet: The Way It is Now, The Proposal, A "Yes" Vote Means, A "No" Vote Means.
(b) No digest shall exceed 300 words, exclusive of the title for each subsection provided for in Subsection (a) of this Section, unless the Ballot Simplification Committee determines that a longer digest is required because of the complexity or scope of the proposed measure.
(c) In preparing the digest of any measure, the Ballot Simplification Committee shall achieve the closest proximity to the eighth grade level of readability as possible. The Committee may utilize any nationally accepted standard for estimating readability.
(d) The digest for any measure shall be transmitted to the Director of Elections no fewer than 85 days prior to the election to which it relates, for printing and inclusion in the voter information pamphlet.

SEC. 520. CONTROLLER'S FINANCIAL ANALYSIS.
(a) The Controller shall prepare an impartial financial analysis of each measure submitted to the voters. The Controller's financial analysis shall include the amount of any increase or decrease in the cost of City and County government. The Controller's financial analysis shall also include the effect of the measure upon the tax rate.
For any general obligation bond measure placed on the ballot, the Controller's financial analysis shall include an explanation of the City's legal debt limit, as well as the impact of the proposed bond measure on that limit. The Controller's financial analysis for a general obligation bond measure placed on the ballot, including general obligation bond measures submitted by the San Francisco Unified School District or San Francisco Community College District, also shall include an explanation of the 50 percent passthrough of the change in a landlord's property tax resulting from the repayment of such indebtedness provided in Administrative Code Section 37.3(a) (6), and an estimate of the impact of that passthrough under the proposed bond measure.
(b) The Controller's financial analysis shall be in a form appropriate for inclusion in the voter information pamphlet.
(c) The Controller's financial analysis of any measure shall be transmitted to the Director of Elections no fewer than 85 days prior to the election to which it relates, for printing and inclusion in the voter information pamphlet.

SEC. 521. CONTROLLER'S STATEMENT ON SET-ASIDES.
(a) Purpose. The ordinance is adopted to promote the policy contained in Administrative Code Section 3.26.
(b) Controller's Statement. Whenever a proposed appears on the ballot that includes a Set-Aside as that term is defined in Administrative Code Section 3.26, the Controller shall prepare and the Director of Elections shall caused to be printed in the voter information pamphlet a statement analyzing the impact of the measure on the City's budget and finances during the term of the measure, considered alone and in combination with existing Set Asides. The Controller's statement shall inform the voters of both the policy that this section of the Charter adopts and whether the proposal identifies a specific adequate new funding source for the proposed Set-Aside so that the implementation of the Set-Aside will not cause any anticipated reduction in discretionary funding that the Mayor and Board of Supervisors may allocate in the budgetary process. The Controller may include any other material in the statement that he or she deems useful and appropriate.

SEC. 525. BALLOT ARGUMENTS; NOTICE OF SUBMISSION AND REVIEW OF BALLOT ARGUMENTS.
(a) The Director of Elections shall, between the ninetieth day and the eighty-first day prior to any election, publish, on three separate occasions, a notice in the official newspaper that arguments may be submitted for or against any measure to be voted upon at said election. Said notice need not include a description of said measures.
(b) The Director of Elections shall also distribute a news release relating to the submission of arguments to such other newspapers and radio and television stations as he or she deems will best inform persons of their right to submit such arguments, and to examine such arguments for a 10-day period as provided by California Elections Code Section 9295 and Section 590 of this Article.

SEC. 530. BALLOT ARGUMENTS; PROCEDURES.
(a) Rules for Submission. These procedures shall govern the submission and publication of ballot arguments for or against any measure submitted to the voters.
(b) Authorship. Subject to the provisions of Section 535, the Board of Supervisors, or any member or members of the Board of Supervisors authorized by that body; the Mayor; any proponent of an initiative measure or a referendum; any individual voter who is eligible to vote on the measure, or group of such voters; or association or organization; or any combination thereof, may submit a written argument for or against any measure for publication in the voter information pamphlet. When the Board of Supervisors authorizes a member or members of that body to submit and sign a written proponent's or opponent's argument for or against any measure for publication in the voter information pamphlet, or assigns that right to another person pursuant to Section 550 of this Code, the Board shall provide such authorization by motion and need not take any further action, including voting on or otherwise approving the actual text of the argument before it is submitted for publication.
(c) Form. To ensure that all ballot arguments are filed in a uniform format, the arguments shall be submitted in a manner specified by the Director of Elections.
(d) Authorization Signatures Required. A ballot argument shall not be accepted unless accompanied by the signature or signatures of the person or persons submitting it, or, if submitted on behalf of an association or organization, the name of the association or organization and the signature of at least one of its principal officers who is a registered San Francisco voter. The association or organization submitting the argument must clearly indicate whether it wishes the name of the officer submitting the argument to be printed as part of the argument. The names of additional associations, organizations, or individuals who are registered San Francisco voters may be submitted as co-authors of the argument. The names and titles of all co-authors, and the name and title of any other person to be included in the text of the argument as printed in the voter information pamphlet, shall be counted against the 300-word limit specified in Section 575 of this Article. Such names and titles shall be subject to the per-word fee specified in Section 830 of this Code.
(e) Consent Required. A ballot argument which includes in its text the name of a individual or entity, other than a co-author of the argument, which is represented as being for or against a measure, or which is represented as supporting, opposing, or endorsing the views expressed in the argument, shall not be accepted unless the argument is accompanied by a statement of consent signed by such individual or entity. The consent of an entity shall be signed by an officer or other duly authorized representative.

SEC. 540. PROPONENT AND OPPONENT ARGUMENTS.
The Director of Elections shall cause one argument for and one argument against the measure to be selected as the "proponent's" and "opponent's" argument, respectively, and printed free of charge in the voter information pamphlet in a location following the ballot statement or question, the digest prepared by the Ballot Simplification Committee, and the Controller's statement for that measure.

SEC. 560. PAID ARGUMENTS; FEES; DISCLOSURE OF TRUE SOURCE OF FUNDS.
(a) Upon deposit of the fee specified in Section 830 of this Code and the filing of a statement signed under penalty of perjury disclosing the true source of the funds used for payment of the fee, the Director of Elections shall accept for publication any ballot argument otherwise complying with the provisions of this Article.

SEC. 565. PAID ARGUMENTS; SIGNATURES IN LIEU OF FEE.
(a) The author of any ballot argument otherwise complying with the provisions of this Article may submit a petition containing signatures in lieu of the publication fee required under Section 830. Any registered voter of the City and County may sign an in-lieu petition for an argument for or against a measure. Each signature shall reduce the amount of the publication fee by the amount specified in Section 840 of this Code. A voter may sign both an initiative or referendum petition and an in-lieu publication fee petition; the petitions, however, must be separate documents.
(b) Any registered voter of the City and County may sign in-lieu of publication fee petition for more than one argument concerning the same measure. However, a registered voter may not sign an in-lieu publication fee petition for one particular argument more than once.
(c) Each in-lieu petition shall include a complete and accurate copy of the text of the proposed argument and shall be submitted in a format prescribed by the Director of Elections. Each petition shall also include spaces for the voter's signature, printed name and residence address. The residence address shall include street and number within the City and County, or other adequate designation of residence so that the location may be readily ascertained. Across the top of each printed page there shall be printed in 12-point boldface type the following: "Petition in Lieu of Ballot Argument Publication Fee."
(d) Each in-lieu petition shall include an affidavit signed by the circulator in substantially the same form as set forth in California Elections Code Section 9022, except that the affidavit shall declare that the circulator is a voter of the City and County and shall state the address at which the circulator is registered to vote at the time of the execution of the affidavit.

SEC. 580. ARGUMENTS; REVIEW BY DIRECTOR OF ELECTIONS.
The Director of Elections shall, upon the receipt of any argument within the time limit specified in this Article, review the same for conformity with the provisions of Sections 530(c), 530(d), and 575 of this Article. If any argument is found not to conform with the provisions of said Sections, the Director of Elections shall forthwith return said argument to the person filing the same indicating in what respect said argument does not so conform and without prejudice to the filing of a revised argument by said person within the time limit prescribed in Section 535 of this Article. In the event the Director of Elections finds that the argument does not comply with the requirements of this Article after the time limit prescribed in Section 535, the proponent of the argument may submit a revised argument within 24 hours after receiving notice of the defect by the Director of Elections.

SEC. 585. PUBLICATION OF ARGUMENTS IN VOTER INFORMATION PAMPHLET; PUBLICATION OF TRUE SOURCE OF FUNDS.
In the event that an argument has been prepared and submitted in compliance with this Article, the Director of Elections shall publish the argument in the voter information pamphlet. Immediately following each paid ballot argument in the voter information pamphlet, the Director of Elections shall include a statement disclosing the name of the individual or entity that is the true source of the funds used for publication of that argument. In addition, if the true source of funds is a recipient political committee pursuant to California Government Code Section 82013(a), the Director of Elections shall publish a statement disclosing the names of the three largest contributors to that committee, as provided to the Department of Elections pursuant to Section 560 of this Code.

SEC. 595. VOTER INFORMATION PAMPHLET TO CONTAIN INFORMATION ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSES.
(a) It is the City's policy to urge and encourage all individuals who cannot speak English to take English language courses, and thereby enhance their ability to participate in and contribute to the process of deliberation vital to the democratic process.
(b) The Director of Elections is directed, in those instances in which a separate ballot pamphlet or pamphlets in a foreign language are distributed, to place in such pamphlets, in the corresponding language, information as to the time, place, nature and telephone numbers of free English language classes in public and private schools and agencies in the City.

ARTICLE VI:
BALLOT SIMPLIFICATION COMMITTEE

SEC. 610. POWERS AND DUTIES.
(a) The Committee shall have the power and duty to:
(1) Prepare a digest of each measure that will be voted on only in the City and County of San Francisco;
(2) Assist the Director of Elections in preparing the additional materials set forth in Article V of this Code.
(b) In the exercise of its powers and duties under this Article, the Committee shall have access to any appropriate officer, department, board or commission of the City and County for consultation and assistance. When preparing a digest, the Committee shall give consideration to the analyses prepared by departments pursuant to Section 350 of this Code.
(c) Prior to submitting any digest measure to the Director of Elections, the Committee shall provide a 24-hour period to receive and act on written requests for reconsideration of a digest. The Committee shall consider only those requests provided in writing and including the specific language in the digest that the requestor wants to amend, the alternate language the requestor recommends, and the reasons for that recommendation.
(d) Digests of measures prepared by the Committee shall, no fewer than 85 days prior to the election to which they relate, be transmitted by said Committee to the Director of Elections for printing and inclusion in the voter information pamphlet.

References: San Francisco Municipal Elections Code (accessed 1 July 2021)

Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

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