All of Oakland’s ballot measures pass

Posted on November 17, 2022

San Francisco Chronicle / November 8, 2022

All of Oakland’s 10 ballot measures had passed by Thursday afternoon, including a progressive tax that would raise rates for large businesses, a move to incorporate gender-neutral language into the city charter, and an affordable housing and infrastructure bond that finally sealed victory more than a week after Election Day.

Measure R, which replaces gender-specific language with gender-neutral language; Measure T, the progressive business tax; and Measure W, which gives every Oakland adult $100 in vouchers to use in elections, all passed last week. Two other ballot measures — Measure Q, which allows the city to develop 13,000 affordable rental housing units and Measure X, which establishes term limits for council members, also passed last week.

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