San Diego primary election, 2016
|Elections in California|
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.
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.
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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.”
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?”
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?”
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?”
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?”
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?”
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?”
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?”
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?”
- "June 7, 2016 Primary Election | City of San Diego Official Website". www.sandiego.gov.
- Bowen, Andrew. "Three's Company In San Diego Mayoral Race". KPBS Public Media.
- "Election History - Mayor of San Diego" (PDF). City of San Diego. Retrieved March 26, 2016.