Ballot Simplification Committee Information – November 8, 2022, Consolidated General Election

BSC

 

Ballot Simplification Committee meetings for the November 8, 2022, Consolidated General Election are scheduled to begin July 25, 2022.

The Committee must complete its work no later than 85 days before the election, which is August 15, 2022.

For any correspondence with the Ballot Simplification Committee members, contact Claire Miranda at (415) 554-4375 or by e-mail at
publications@sfgov.org

Meeting Notices and Agendas

Agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to each meeting, as mandated by the Sunshine Ordinance. Other meeting materials are made available as early as possible. All materials are posted in reverse chronological order (most recent on top).

Revised Meeting Agenda, August 1 - August 5 (PDF)

Notice of Cancellation, BSC Meeting on Thursday August 4 (PDF)

BSC Meeting Agenda, August 1 - August 5 (PDF)

Notice of Cancellation, BSC Meeting on Thursday July 28 (PDF)

Revised Meeting Agenda, July 25 - July 29 (PDF)

BSC Meeting Agenda, July 25 - July 29 (PDF)

Notice of Ballot Simplification Committee Meetings (PDF)

Information About Local Ballot Measures and Other Important Material

   

Resolution Regarding Remote Ballot Simplification Meetings

   

Library Preservation Fund

   

Retiree Supplemental Cost of Living Adjustment; Retirement Board Contract with Executive Director

   

Additional Parcel Tax for City College

   

Sales Tax for Transportation Authority

   

Tax on Keeping Residential Units Vacant

   

City Elections in Even-Numbered Years

   

Gross Receipts Taxes for Guaranteed Income Programs and Small Business Assistance

   

Student Success Fund

   

Homelessness Oversight Commission

   

Public Works Department and Commission, Sanitation and Streets Department and Commission

   

Golden Gate Park Underground Parking Facility; Golden Gate Park Concourse Authority

   

Golden Gate Park Access and Safety Program

   

Uses of the Great Highway and JFK Drive

   

Affordable Housing Production Act

   

City Approval of Affordable Housing

   

Behested Payments

   

Words You Need to Know

   

Frequently Asked Questions

 

When Information Becomes Available

Information about each measure will be posted before the meeting scheduled to draft the digest for that measure. Any materials that result from a meeting will be posted as soon as possible after the meeting. Timing varies depending on when the materials are available to the Department of Elections.

Information posted before a meeting

At minimum, the information will include:

  • Legal text of the proposed ballot measure
  • Draft digest provided by the City Attorney’s office, which serves as a starting point for the Committee’s work during the meeting.

Other information will be posted as available, such as:

  • Legislative digests for measures submitted by the Board of Supervisors
  • The City Attorney’s title and summary for initiative measures
  • Department analyses of proposed initiative measures required under San Francisco Municipal Elections Code Sec. 350
  • Correspondence directed to the Committee related to the digest of the measure

Information posted after a meeting

Information will be posted as available, such as:

  • Approved digest, with the deadline for Requests for Reconsideration
  • Correspondence shared with the Committee during the meeting related to the digest of the measure
  • Requests for reconsideration of an approved digest
  • Final digest that will be published in the Voter Information Pamphlet

Video Archive: Ballot Simplification Committee

Name Date Duration Watch
Ballot Simplification Meeting, July 25, 2022 7/25/2022 4:03:24 Video (YT)
Ballot Simplification Meeting, July 26, 2022 7/26/2022 5:16:23 Video (YT)
Ballot Simplification Meeting, July 27, 2022 7/27/2022 4:26:52 Video (YT)
Ballot Simplification Meeting, July 29, 2022 7/29/2022 2:45:47 Video (YT)
Ballot Simplification Meeting, August 1, 2022 8/1/2022 4:22:32 Video (YT)
Ballot Simplification Meeting, August 2, 2022 8/2/2022 4:22:25 Video (YT)
Ballot Simplification Meeting, August 3, 2022 8/3/2022 6:43:31 Video (YT)