Federal election monitors might conjure up visions of the Balkan states or the Jim Crow South, but if they come to San Francisco in November, it will not be the first time, political observers say.
“It’s not like Jimmy Carter going to Africa,” said political consultant Jim Ross, who helped put Mayor Gavin Newsom in office but is not working on this year’s campaigns. “For a contested San Francisco mayor’s race, this is pretty standard.” Read More
A man accused of stealing ballots from a San Francisco polling station last November will be set free Wednesday after staying in jail for 50 days longer than necessary because of his conduct during a series of bizarre court appearances. Read More
Karl Bradfield Nicholas, the former San Francisco poll worker who stole dozens of ballots on Election Day, has continued his silent treatment of the justice system, snubbing the judge, his attorney — and now the doctors tasked with determining if he is crazy. Read More
Doctors are set to cast their votes today on whether a former San Francisco poll worker who stole dozens of ballots on Election Day is crazy.
On the eve of his possible release from jail last month, 51-year-old Karl Bradfield Nicholas was thrown back into a cell after giving the judge the silent treatment. Read More
A former San Francisco poll worker who stole dozens of ballots in what his attorney said was an Election Day political protest last year continued his “Gandhi-esque” behavior in court Wednesday, prompting a judge to order him back to jail on the eve of his release. Read More
A man accused of stealing ballots from a San Francisco polling station last November seems determined not to get out of jail after giving the silent treatment to the judge at his sentencing hearing Monday.Karl Bradfield Nicholas, 51, was set to receive a one-year sentence but would likely have been set free Monday because of credit for time already served. Read More
The 50-year-old man accused of stealing ballots in San Francisco on Election Day in November is scheduled to be in court Monday morning.Karl Bradfield Nicholas was in charge of a polling site on Nov. 2 when he allegedly absconded with approximately 75 ballots.The ballots were later found floating in the pond at the Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina district. Read More