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Pilates instructor Christine Szymanski shows off her support for presidential candidate Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders after she voted at City Hall on Sunday. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

As SF ‘feels the Bern’ and touts #ImWithHer, turnout numbers strong

From the state senate to the Democratic presidential primary, it’s still anyone’s…

 

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…

 

If San Francisco moves forward in developing an open source voting system, paper ballots could be a thing of the past. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)

San Francisco could lead on open source voting

Nowhere in the United States is there an open source voting system.…

 

COURTESY RENDERINGThe proposed Warriors arena will be up for voter approval.

Voter signatures to qualify waterfront height measure on ballot await certification

San Francisco voters could soon become the official guardians of the allowable…

COURTESY RENDERINGThe proposed Warriors arena will be up for voter approval.
S.F. Examiner File PhotosPrice: It would have cost at least $62

F.X. Crowley supporters abandon pursuit of District 7 recount

After flirting with the idea of demanding a recount for the District…

S.F. Examiner File PhotosPrice: It would have cost at least $62
Courtesy PhotoSFUSD school teacher Linda Plack filed a request on Monday for a recount in the District 7 supervisor race with the hopes of F.X. Crowley coming out the winner.

Labor group, F.X. Crowley supporters explore recount process in District 7 supervisorial race

Supporters of labor leader F.X. Crowley have set in motion a recount…

Courtesy PhotoSFUSD school teacher Linda Plack filed a request on Monday for a recount in the District 7 supervisor race with the hopes of F.X. Crowley coming out the winner.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoSchool board President Norman Yee holds the lead in the race for District 7 at the moment

Yee has 33-vote edge over Crowley as District 7 tally continues

School board President Norman Yee has taken a 33-vote lead in the…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoSchool board President Norman Yee holds the lead in the race for District 7 at the moment
S.F. Examiner File PhotoF.X. Crowley lead the race for District 7 against Norman Yee by over 300 votes earlier in the week

District 7 vote tally narrows to razor’s edge

The outcome of the District 7 supervisorial election is far from resolved,…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoF.X. Crowley lead the race for District 7 against Norman Yee by over 300 votes earlier in the week
Those who would like to report voter fraud in San Francisco may do so by calling (415) 551-9548. U.S. Attorney Melina Haag's office will also monitor elections in Northern California and can be reached at (510) 637-3680.

San Francisco seeks voter confidence with ‘fraud hotline’

Like 911 for emergencies and 311 for potholes, San Francisco now has…

Those who would like to report voter fraud in San Francisco may do so by calling (415) 551-9548. U.S. Attorney Melina Haag's office will also monitor elections in Northern California and can be reached at (510) 637-3680.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGarage: The Ferry Building filed a lawsuit against a development over parking.

Ferry Building sues to block 8 Washington development

The waterfront luxury condo development known as 8 Washington St. won City…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGarage: The Ferry Building filed a lawsuit against a development over parking.
Benjamin Castaneda

Man who threatened District Attorney George Gascón on Facebook pleads guilty

A 24-year-old man who has filed to run for supervisor in San…

Benjamin Castaneda
San Francisco voters could find out the results of the mayoral election more quickly than has been the case in past elections. (Examiner file photo)San Francisco voters could find out the results of the mayoral election more quickly than has been the case in past elections. (Examiner file photo)

San Francisco mayoral election results to be released sooner than before

San Franciscans may find out who their next mayor is sooner following…

San Francisco voters could find out the results of the mayoral election more quickly than has been the case in past elections. (Examiner file photo)San Francisco voters could find out the results of the mayoral election more quickly than has been the case in past elections. (Examiner file photo)

San Francisco's trash measure makes political mess

Trash talk is intensifying over a proposed November ballot measure that would…

The City launches new Web tool to encourage voting

In an effort to get San Francisco’s vote out, The City’s Department…