They’re asking San Franciscans for their votes, but how often have the nine mayoral candidates gone to the polls themselves?
The San Francisco Examiner broke down the voting history of the mayoral hopefuls, plus interim Mayor Ed Lee, and found that venture capitalist Joanna Rees missed the most city elections and several public officials failed to make it to the polls every election. Read More
Mayoral candidate and former Supervisor Tony Hall on Friday paid the $6,000 fine levied against him, closing the door on an ethics investigation that spanned several years — a move that should qualify his campaign for public financing. Read More
Hey techies, here’s a chance to meet the front runners in the mayor’s race without having to leave your seat.
Eight of 31 current candidates for San Francisco mayor will be part of an online townhall meeting on June 16. Those lucky candidates include Michela Alioto-Pier, David Chiu, Bevan Dufty, Tony Hall, Dennis Herrera, Joanna Rees, Phil Ting and Leland Yee. Read More
Though the election is more than seven months away, candidates on an ever-growing list for San Francisco mayor are working feverishly to identify themselves with voters and donors. And Monday night is a great chance to meet a majority of them in one shot thanks to a forum put on by Chinese for Affirmative Action. Read More
It was a whirlwind of activity for mayoral candidates Saturday, and that’s after several were spotted at Supervisor Sean Elsbernd’s annual Crab Feed Friday night. Read More
Tony Hall announced to the world via his Twitter page Wednesday that he is running for Mayor in 2011, as has been expected.“Friends, I have opened an exploratory committee so I can ask your opinion if I should run for SF Mayor in 2011,” the mayoral hopeful tweeted. Read More
I truly wish for the sake of all San Franciscans that there were a good, honest and realistic development project forthcoming for Treasure Island.
As the former executive director of Treasure Island, I was exposed to certain tough realities regarding the intricacies and complexities of any development relating to the island, and I will share a few of them with you below. Read More
The former District 7 supervisor has filed papers with the Department of Elections declaring his intent to run for the seat in November. Hall will run against incumbent Sean Elsbernd, who once served as Hall’s legislative aide. Hall is making a run even as he is the subject of a hearing before the Ethics Commission about accusations that he violated campaign-finance laws by using election funds to pay off a loan and for other personal expenses in 2004. Read More