Supervisor David Campos has proposed a charter amendment to “tweak” San Francisco’s ranked-choice voting system by expanding the number of votes each of us gets from three to “however many candidates are running for office.” For example, if his law had been in place this past November, each voter would have been able to rank all sixteen mayoral candidates in order of preference. Read More
Supervisor Jane Kim campaigned for a mayoral candidate Tuesday — but not her old roommate David Chiu, the Board of Supervisors president who stuck out his neck to support her election.
Her support for interim Mayor Ed Lee raised questions about Kim’s loyalty to Chiu, who defied allies by supporting her instead of progressive Debra Walker. But Kim said she hasn’t forgotten Chiu — she can endorse three candidates under ranked-choice voting. Read More