Election 2016: Prop N
Here's what you need to know to decide how to vote on San Francisco's Proposition N.
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 N? We hope the brief voter guide below will help you decide!
What Is Prop N?
Prop N would allow a non-citizen resident of San Francisco who is of legal voting age and is the parent or legal guardian of a child living in the San Francisco Unified School District to vote for members of the Board of Education.
Who Supports Prop N?
Supporters argue that Prop N would allow non-citizen parents to have a say regarding issues that have a direct impact on their children.
Moreover, proponents contend that the proposition would help to incorporate immigrant communities and promote civic education and engagement.
Who Opposes Prop N?
Key opponents of Prop N include: Terence Faulkner.
Opponents argue that Proposition N could potentially dilute the value of citizenship by allowing non-citizens to vote.
Learn More about Prop N
To learn more, read the full text of Proposition N.