Voters in San Diego County (the fifth most populous county in the country) approved Proposition A by a whopping 75.67 percent of the vote according to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters website.
Prop A- SAN DIEGO COUNTY CH. Amdmt.
YES 443,314 75.67%
NO 142,534 24.33%
This ballot measure amends the San Diego County charter to prohibit the county from entering into contracts that require construction companies to sign anti-competitive and costly project labor agreements (PLAs) with unions.
The passage of Proposition A is another win for the principles of free and open competition and further evidence that citizens want to keep politicians accountable by ending wasteful crony contracting PLA schemes.
Proposition A is the eighth PLA ban to be approved at a local government in California. The 20 in 2010 campaign to ban PLAs at twenty California local governments continues…
More information on Proposition A is available in our earlier posts.
Check out a discussion of Prop A by ABC San Diego Chapter President Scott Crosby on Fox News’ Neil Cavuto program.