Election 2016: Prop G
Here's what you need to know to decide how to vote on San Francisco's Proposition G.
ICYMI: the 2016 election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, with early voting kicking off at San Francisco’s City Hall on Tuesday, October 11.
In addition to voting for officials at the local, state, and national level, San Franciscans will face a decision on 17 state ballot initiatives and 25 local propositions.
Not sure how to vote on Proposition G? We hope the brief voter guide below will help you decide!
What Is Prop G?
Prop G would change the city’s Office of Citizen Complaints to the Department of Police Accountability (DPA).
The proposition would also require the DPA to review the San Francisco Police Department‘s current policies regarding use of force and previous handling of police misconduct claims.
Moreover, Prop G would authorize the DPA to audit or review any SFPD policy, procedure, or practice.
Who Supports Prop G?
Supporters argue that Prop G would enhance oversight of the San Francisco Police Department and ensure SFPD is held accountable and using force appropriately.
Who Opposes Prop G?
No official opposition to Proposition G was submitted.
Learn More about Prop G
To learn more, read the full text of Proposition G.