No contest saw a greater rush of money into San Francisco politics this year than the race for the District 1 Board of Supervisors seat. But results from that election suggest that money’s impact on local politics may not be as clear-cut as some imagine.
The way that triumphant Supervisor Eric Mar and his backers tell it, it was financial power versus people power — and the people triumphed decisively. Read More
With 11 solid mayoral candidates, it looks like this will be the most expensive election campaign in The City’s history. More than $10 million in contributions and public financing may be spent on ads, fliers and mailers before the ballots are counted in November. Read More