Election 2016

SF seeks to eliminate criminal fees keeping people ‘buried in debt’

San Francisco may soon eliminate the fees it imposes on people exiting…

SF youth voting activists pledge to try again in 2020

After a narrow loss at the polls earlier this month, San Francisco…

Wiener holding lead in state Senate race with 105,000 ballots left to count

Supervisor Jane Kim has yet to close the five point lead held…

Wiener holds lead in Senate race with 118,000 SF ballots left to count

Supervisor Scott Wiener’s five point lead in the District 11 state Senate…

Newsom: California has ‘unlimited potential’ for inclusivity

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday he is among those aghast at…

Youth voting measure fails

San Francisco voters appear to have shot down the right to vote…

SF voters reject measure to create public advocate

San Francisco will not create a new elected position of public advocate.…

Early reaction: SF politicians weigh in on Donald Trump

Politicians at the local and state level are speaking out about Republican…

Dufty wins seat on BART board

Former San Francisco Supervisor Bevan Dufty appears to have defeated two other…

Mayor retains power to appoint to SFMTA board

San Francisco’s supervisors will likely not receive a greater voice within the…

Breed reclaims seat on Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors President London Breed reclaimed her seat on the board…

Voters appear to support measure allowing non-citizen voting

Parents who are not U.S. citizens will be allowed to vote in…

Voters pass Prop. X in support of arts

Developers in certain downtown neighborhoods will be required to give more to…

Measure to create neighborhood crime fighting unit fails

The San Francisco Police Department will not create a special neighborhood crime…

SF rejects hotel taxes to fund arts programs, homeless services

San Francisco voters appear to have rejected a dedicated source of funding…

Voters support increasing police oversight

San Francisco voters appear to have approved a measure that will give…

State Senate race between Wiener, Kim too close to call

After scores of clashes over everything from campaign donors to nasty political…

Fewer SF voters expected this election than in 2008

It seems fewer San Francisco residents voted this election than in 2008.…

Early reaction: D9 supervisor candidate Hillary Ronen optimistic

Hillary Ronen, who is in the lead to represent District 9 on…

Voters support measure banning tent encampments on sidewalks

San Francisco voters appear to have approved a controversial measure that expressly…