Election 2016: Prop F
Here's what you need to know to decide how to vote on San Francisco's Proposition F.
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 F? We hope the brief voter guide below will help you decide!
What Is Prop F?
Prop F would lower the voting age for local candidates and local ballot measures, allowing San Francisco residents to begin voting at age 16, so long as they are U.S. citizens and registered to vote.
Who Supports Prop F?
Supporters argue that Prop F will promote democracy by encouraging young people to begin participating in civic life at an earlier age, which will hopefully turn them into life-long voters.
Who Opposes Prop F?
Key opponents of Prop F include: Terence Faulkner.
Opponents argue that voting is a serious responsibility and teens under the age of 18 do not have the necessary maturity to make decisions about elected officials and policy maters.
Learn More about Prop F
To learn more, read the full text of Proposition F.