San Diego primary election, 2016

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The June 2016 San Diego primary elections were on June 7, 2016, in San Diego, California. Although the June election is referred to as a primary, it functions as a general election. Races that result in no candidate receiving the majority of votes in the June election, advance to the November run-off election.

The elections included a mayoral race, a city attorney race, five seats to the San Diego City Council, and eight San Diego City ballot measures.[1]

City Attorney[edit]

City Council[edit]

Mayor[edit]

Incumbent Kevin Faulconer ran for a second term as Mayor against former San Diego City Councilmember Ed Harris and former California State Assemblymember Lori Saldaña.[2]

San Diego Mayoral primary election, 2016[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Faulconer 181,147 57.2%
Independent Lori Saldaña 73,932 23.3%
Democratic Ed Harris 61,458 19.4%
Total votes 316,537 100%

Measures[edit]

Measures: ABCDEFGHI

Measure A[edit]

Ballot Title: Charter Amendments Regarding Redistricting of Council Districts in the City of San Diego

Ballot Language: "Shall the City Charter be amended to update the process related to redistricting of City Council districts, including amendments to expand the citizen Redistricting Commission from seven to nine members, to clarify and expand the timeline for the appointment and qualification of members, to provide for alternate members on the Commission and appointing panel, and to explain the effective date of boundaries."

Measure A
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 198,064 71.93
No 77,306 28.07
Total votes 275,370 100.00

Measure B[edit]

Ballot Title: Charter Amendments Regarding the Authorization and Issuance of General Obligation Bonds and Revenue Bonds

Ballot Language: "Shall the City Charter be amended to update provisions related to the authorization and issuance of bonds, to reflect changes in state law, and simplify and conform the City's processes with the California Constitution?"

Measure B
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 215,776 79.31
No 56,301 20.69
Total votes 272,077 100.00

Measure C[edit]

Ballot Title: Charter Amendments Regarding the Levy, Assessment and Collection of Property Taxes and the Repeal of Provisions for Collecting Property Taxes the City Cannot Collect Under State Law.

Ballot Language: "Shall the City Charter be amended to clarify the manner in which the City levies, assesses and collects property taxes in the City, and to repeal provisions regarding property taxes the City is not able to levy as a result of Proposition 13 and related state law?"

Measure C
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 184,271 67.32
No 89,450 32.68
Total votes 273,721 100.00

Measure D[edit]

Ballot Title: Charter Amendment Regarding Power to Fix Salaries

Ballot Language: "Shall City Charter section 70 be amended to conform to existing provisions related to the Strong Mayor form of government, by updating titles of specified officers and clarifying who has authority to fix their salaries and the City's compensation schedules; to specify the City's legal duty to comply with California's collective bargaining laws in establishing annual compensation schedules; and to update language?"

Measure D
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 211,923 77.17
No 62,683 22.83
Total votes 274,606 100.00

Measure E[edit]

Ballot Title: Charter Amendments Regarding the Budget and Appropriations Process for the City of San Diego

Ballot Language: "Shall the City Charter be amended to update the process related to budgeting and appropriating funds, to consolidate provisions that appeared throughout the Charter and to clarify the approval process for the City budget?"

Measure E
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 225,949 83.17
No 45,719 16.83
Total votes 271,668 100.00

Measure F[edit]

Ballot Title: Charter Amendments Regarding Financial Operations of the City of San Diego

Ballot Language: "Shall the City Charter be amended to update the City's financial operations, including amendments regarding the certification of funds, the authorization and payment of claims, the management of funds, the disposition of proceeds of the sale of City-owned real property and the establishment of reserves?"

Measure F
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 218,384 81.13
No 50,807 18.56
Total votes 269,191 100.00

Measure G[edit]

Ballot Title: Charter Amendment Regarding Audits of Accounts of City Officials and Officers Upon Their Death, Resignation, or Removal from City Office

Ballot Language: "Shall the City Charter be amended to update language and to repeal the requirement that the City Auditor conduct audits and investigations of City officials and officers upon their death, resignation, or removal from City office?"

Measure G
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 192,814 70.20
No 81,853 29.80
Total votes 274,667 100.00

Measure H[edit]

Ballot Title: Charter Amendment: Infrastructure Fund

Ballot Language: "Shall the Charter be amended to require certain unrestricted General Fund revenues to be deposited in an Infrastructure Fund used exclusively to pay for capital improvements including streets, sidewalks, bridges, bike paths, storm water and drainage systems; public buildings including libraries, recreational and community centers; public safety facilities including police, fire and lifeguard stations; and park facilities, but expressly not used for new convention center facilities and new professional sports venues?"

Measure H
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 186,617 65.02
No 100,395 34.98
Total votes 287,012 100.00

Measure I[edit]

Ballot Title: Referendum of Ordinance Regarding Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage

Ballot Language: "Shall Ordinance O-20390 be approved, establishing that employers are to compensate employees working in the City of San Diego with earned sick leave of up to forty hours a year and a minimum wage of $10.50 an hour upon the Ordinance's effective date, $11.50 an hour on January 1, 2017, and increasing with the cost of living on January 1, 2019 and annually thereafter?"

Measure I
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 193,300 63.84
No 109,500 36.16
Total votes 302,800 100.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ "June 7, 2016 Primary Election | City of San Diego Official Website". www.sandiego.gov.
  2. ^ Bowen, Andrew. "Three's Company In San Diego Mayoral Race". KPBS Public Media.
  3. ^ "Election History - Mayor of San Diego" (PDF). City of San Diego. Retrieved March 26, 2016.

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