San Francisco Libertarians File an Election Contest to Invalidate November’s Proposition A Election Due To Violations of New Law

by: Michael Denny : lips – excerpt

The complaint was filed in the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, Friday April 5, 2019. This is an independent action taken by two members of the Libertarian Party of San Francisco, Note: This is an independent action taken by two members of the Libertarian Party of San Francisco, Michael Denny and Nicholas Smith, in a citizen’s effort to check the power of Government. The LPSF itself is not listed nor eligible to be listed as a complainant on the suit.

San Francisco Libertarians File an Election Contest to Invalidate November’s Proposition A Election Due To Violations of New Law

There has been an ongoing problem of collusion between government officials and municipal bond advisors who often actually write the bond bills for profit. And then deceptively work with government to sell them to an unsuspecting public. To address this issue, the California State Assembly passed AB-195 which was approved by Governor Jerry Brown and on January 1, 2018 became Law. Sections of that law governs the way local governments can present bond measures on ballots:

  1. Measure shall be a true and impartial synopsis of the purpose of the proposed measure,
  2. and shall be in language that is neither argumentative nor likely to create prejudice for or against the measure.
  3. If the proposed measure imposes a tax or raises the rate of a tax, the ballot shall include in the statement of the measure to be voted on the amount of money to be raised annually and the rate and duration of the tax to be levied.

Section 18401 of the California Elections Code says election officials who allow non-compliant ballots to be put before the public are criminally liable…(more)


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