My understanding is that poorly-specified, overreaching, potentially abusable provisions are common…
Michael Cohn

I believe your understanding is correct. I don’t know whether Prop F is better or worse. I do know that our legislative system at both the state and local level in California has been negatively affected by overlapping, contradictory, and unfixable ballot measures, often placed by interest groups to benefit themselves. But I didn’t want this post to be a statement on the broader fitness or abuse of the initiative process, but rather on the text of one particular contentious ballot initiative that voters will have a chance to make law in about five weeks, most of them without ever reading it, whether we like it or not. Thanks for your comment, Michael.

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