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Ahsha Safai is a candidate for the District 11 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. (Courtesy Ahsha Safai)

Janitor’s union: Campaign for D11 candidate Ahsha Safai or pay $150

If you’re a San Francisco janitor in SEIU Local 87, you may…

 

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors chamber at City Hall in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF’s new progressive era could come to a halt in November

San Francisco’s political progressive movement may continue to surge — or find…

 

The DCCC's endorsements Wednesday night for November's election were fierce and — at times — hard to watch. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Losers, flame-outs and back-stabbings as DCCC endorses for November

San Francisco is well known statewide for its cutthroat politics — it’s…

 

Some Democrats want to plug the DCCC campaign contribution black hole. (Courtesy photo)
Some Democrats want to plug the DCCC campaign contribution black hole. (Courtesy photo)
Democratic County Central Committee Chair Mary Jung, center, gathers with supporters on June 7 as they wait for votes to be counted for the primary election. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner

Mary Jung’s tenure as DCCC head nears end

Winter is coming for one San Francisco Democratic Party political player. Much…

Democratic County Central Committee Chair Mary Jung, center, gathers with supporters on June 7 as they wait for votes to be counted for the primary election. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner
No need to hide your faces, Trump voters — we know where you live. (John Locher/AP)

More than 9,000 San Franciscans voted for Trump

Here’s the wackiest, local, post-election number you’ll likely hear: 9,204 San Franciscans…

No need to hide your faces, Trump voters — we know where you live. (John Locher/AP)
The DCCC moderate camp has pulled a measure from consideration that would

Losing SF Democrats’ desperate power play flops

Well, gee, that was quick. Just a scant three days after a…

The DCCC moderate camp has pulled a measure from consideration that would
A man draped in a rainbow flag holds a candle during a vigil at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on Sunday for the the victims in a nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

LGBT Latinos forgotten in Orlando vigil planning; Democrats pull desperate move

Fifty people are dead following the country’s bloodiest shooting. On Sunday, San…

A man draped in a rainbow flag holds a candle during a vigil at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on Sunday for the the victims in a nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
People cast their vote for the California presidential primary at Mission Neighborhood Health Center in San Francisco, Calif. on June 7, 2016. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Progressive slate gains ground in bid to take over DCCC

The progressive slate has apparently failed to achieve a clean sweep in…

People cast their vote for the California presidential primary at Mission Neighborhood Health Center in San Francisco, Calif. on June 7, 2016. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Christopher Ray, a volunteer for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, shows off his recent tattoos at a rally at City College of San Francisco's Mission Campus on Monday. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner )

Bernie meets the Mission; SF Democratic Party’s ‘dirty trick’ to endorse early

In a single day, Bernie Sanders reached more of San Francisco’s communities…

Christopher Ray, a volunteer for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, shows off his recent tattoos at a rally at City College of San Francisco's Mission Campus on Monday. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner )
The decriminalization of consensual sex work would allow abuse within the sex industry to be brought to light, shifting law enforcement resources away from harassing and arresting sex workers, and focusing instead on those who perpetrate violence against them. (Courtesy photo)

Decriminalization of sex work a step in the right direction

As leading healthcare providers working for the safety and well-being of sex…

The decriminalization of consensual sex work would allow abuse within the sex industry to be brought to light, shifting law enforcement resources away from harassing and arresting sex workers, and focusing instead on those who perpetrate violence against them. (Courtesy photo)

Reform Slate is what SF Democrats deserve

San Franciscans can take a major step toward preserving The City’s unique…

San Francisco efforts should be focused on expanding services for the victims of sex trafficking and addressing the desperate circumstances that lead many into sex work. (Courtesy photo)

Not in our city

Human trafficking is an issue that continues to plague our city, region…

San Francisco efforts should be focused on expanding services for the victims of sex trafficking and addressing the desperate circumstances that lead many into sex work. (Courtesy photo)

1,400 ballots incorrectly mailed to San Francisco voters right before election

More than 1,400 ballots of the wrong party affiliation were incorrectly mailed…

Sarah Sherburn-Zimmer protests Airbnb's unregulated rentals on June 8, 2015, at Airbnb's headquarters in San Francisco. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Airbnb money turns SF Democrat blue into sickening green

Democrats for sale! Democrats for sale! Airbnb funneled more than $32,000 into…

Sarah Sherburn-Zimmer protests Airbnb's unregulated rentals on June 8, 2015, at Airbnb's headquarters in San Francisco. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)
At stake this election season for the DCCC is whether San Francisco residents want to live in a community that is open to all and in which all can participate. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Local politics ought to reflect our community

Last October, I spent many evenings and weekends knocking on doors, handing…

At stake this election season for the DCCC is whether San Francisco residents want to live in a community that is open to all and in which all can participate. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
Pro-development group SF BARF claimed an electoral victory over the group of hunger strikers called the “Frisco 5,” suggesting they didn’t encourage their supporters to vote. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Pro-development BARF declares victory over ‘Frisco 5’

Talk about the hot seat … Police Chief Greg Suhr is practically…

Pro-development group SF BARF claimed an electoral victory over the group of hunger strikers called the “Frisco 5,” suggesting they didn’t encourage their supporters to vote. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco City Hall.

June election becoming ‘ground zero’ for battle over SF politics

San Francisco remains in a throes of a political slugfest over crucial…

San Francisco City Hall.
Supervisor Mark Farrell's lawsuit to overturn his $191,000 ethics fine will be heard in court next week. (Kevin Kelleher/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mark Farrell in the hot seat for campaign contribution loophole

On Guard has hit the nail on the Democratic Party head a…

Supervisor Mark Farrell's lawsuit to overturn his $191,000 ethics fine will be heard in court next week. (Kevin Kelleher/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Senator Barbara Boxer puts her hand on the face of California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton before speaking to the California Democrats State Convention on Feb. 27 in San Jose. (Ben Margot/AP)

John Burton and clown car of Democratic Party candidates roll over reform effort

Let’s start with a number that is, frankly, insane: 60. There are…

Senator Barbara Boxer puts her hand on the face of California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton before speaking to the California Democrats State Convention on Feb. 27 in San Jose. (Ben Margot/AP)