Update on Prop K.

SFGOV: At 9:13 PM with 112 of 580 (19.31%) precincts reporting here are the results so far:

Yes on K: 30,568 votes 42.97 %

CBS5.com says 61% no with less than 1% reporting.

@ 9:46 PM from SFGOV:

MEASURE K
366 out of 580 precincts (63.10 %)

Votes Percent
Yes 64,149 43.14 %
No 84,548 56.86 %


@10:17PM from SFGOV: no 58 / 42 yes with 98% reporting for Prop K

Proposition K on RH Reality Check

SF’s Proposition K: Changing the Landscape for Sex Workers

Sienna Baskin and Melissa Ditmore on October 28, 2008 – 8:00am
Next week, San Francisco voters will vote on Proposition K, which would prohibit the use of public funds to enforce laws criminalizing prostitution, and mandate that police investigate crimes against sex workers. The passage of Proposition K would change the landscape for sex workers in San Francisco in critical ways. First, by removing police officers’ power to arrest sex workers, it would reduce sex workers’ vulnerability to all of the abuses of that power sex workers currently experience: police profiling and harassment, sexual harassment and assault, rape, and extortion of sexual favors under threat of arrest by police officers, and entrapment.

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