Nearly every election you'll see a bond measure on San Francisco ballots. It’s always the first proposition listed, and it's a way to fund what the Board of Supervisors or the mayor deem essential city services, like earthquake safety, school repairs, or park maintenance.
This year, San Franciscans will vote on Proposition A, the Health and Recovery Bond.
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Learn more about how the city keeps track of bond money spending in this story from our archives: "Band of volunteers keeps an eye on SF bond projects."