The San Francisco Republican Party made the following recommendations for the November 3, 2015 municipal election. Printable Version To see information about future elections, Go Here >>
Vicki Hennessy - S.F. Sheriff - Result: WON José Cisneros - City Treasurer - Result: WON
Affordable Housing Bond
$310 Million General Obligation Bond to be repaid 100% by
property taxes. Increases reliance on government owned rather than privately
owned housing and segregates people based on income.
Paid Parental Leave for City Employees
Increases benefits to City employees beyond that of average San
Increases reporting for paid lobbying agents but unclear if it
will be effective.
A mixed use development near AT&T Park with housing,
commercial and office space plus open space and parking.
Requirements for Public Meetings
Will prolong government meetings by adding public testimony via
Short-Term Residential Rentals
Overly complex legislation that replaces legislation in place
that has not been tested. Urges neighbors to sue their neighbors.
Disclosures regarding renewable energy
A PG&E measure intended to defeat Prop H (below) that was
resolved through negotiation.
Defining Clean, Green, and Renewable Energy
Refines definition of green energy for power customers while
using that to create opening for SF Government to get into the public power
Suspension of Market Rate Development in the Mission District
Stops new housing construction in all of District 9 for as long
as 30 months, while development killing master plan is drawn. Suspension of
new supply will worsen housing scarcity, drive prices up, and force current
Legacy Business Historic Preservation Fund
Taxpayers will subsidize the rents and employee salaries of San
Francisco businesses between 30 and 40 years old. Will lead to political
favoritism, and discourages new nonsubsidized businesses from opening.
Surplus Public Lands
Specifies that surplus City property be prioritized for lowest
income residents. Risks expansion of permanent wards of the state.