Election 2020

Despite the lack of a decisive victory, there were some positive results in Tuesday’s election. <ins>(Peter Kane/Special to the S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Everything good that happened in America last night

Words of hope for the bleary-eyed and anxious

Despite the lack of a decisive victory, there were some positive results in Tuesday’s election. <ins>(Peter Kane/Special to the S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Voters selected Matt Alexander and Kevine Boggess as new members of the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education. (Courtesy photos)

Incumbents, newcomers elected to SFUSD school board

Kevine Boggess, Matt Alexander look likely join Mark Sanchez, Jenny Lam

Voters selected Matt Alexander and Kevine Boggess as new members of the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education. (Courtesy photos)
Incumbents Shanell Williams and Tom Temprano will retain their seats on City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees. (Courtesy photo)

Voters sticking with incumbents on City College of SF Board

New trustees Aliya Chisti, Alan Wong look likely to join Tom Temprano, Shanell Williams

Incumbents Shanell Williams and Tom Temprano will retain their seats on City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees. (Courtesy photo)
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Incumbents Lateefah Simon and Bevan Dufty appeared set to win reelection to the BART board Tuesday night. (Courtesy photos)

Simon, Dufty retaining seats on BART Board

BART Board incumbents Lateefah Simon and Bevan Dufty both appear set to…

Incumbents Lateefah Simon and Bevan Dufty appeared set to win reelection to the BART board Tuesday night. (Courtesy photos)
Campaign signs for the Biden-Harris presidential ticket hang in a window in San Francisco on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

No blue wave as election outcome waits on a long count

David Lauter Los Angeles Times As the country settles in for a…

Campaign signs for the Biden-Harris presidential ticket hang in a window in San Francisco on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A couple watches as election results pour in at an Election Night viewing party organized by Manny's Cafe in the Mission District. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)

San Francisco overwhelmingly votes to send Joe Biden to the White House

National race for presidency remains too close to call

A couple watches as election results pour in at an Election Night viewing party organized by Manny's Cafe in the Mission District. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)
State Sen. Scott Wiener said he was “deeply grateful” to voters for re-electing him. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Scott Wiener declares victory against Jackie Fielder in state Senate race

Incumbent faced challenge by democratic socialist organizer

State Sen. Scott Wiener said he was “deeply grateful” to voters for re-electing him. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Proposition G would allow teens — activists marching to address climate change are pictured — to vote in San Francisco elections. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Prop. G, which would give 16- and 17-year-olds the vote in local elections, narrowly failing

San Francisco votes counted thus far are rejecting a repeat effort to…

Proposition G would allow teens — activists marching to address climate change are pictured — to vote in San Francisco elections. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco companies that pay their CEOs significantly more than employees could face a new tax. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Voters favoring Prop. L tax hike on companies with highly-paid CEOs

San Francisco voters are in favor of a tax hike on companies…

San Francisco companies that pay their CEOs significantly more than employees could face a new tax. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Shamann Walton authored legislation designed to increase oversight of the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Prop D boosting oversight of SF sheriff passing comfortably

Voters have approved a ballot measure aimed at increasing accountability for the…

Supervisor Shamann Walton authored legislation designed to increase oversight of the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Proposition C would allow San Francisco residents who are not citizens to sit on governmental advisory boards. (Shutterstock photo)

Voters favor Prop. C, which lifts citizenship requirement for service on SF advisory bodies

San Francisco voters are favoring a measure lifting a citizenship requirement for…

Proposition C would allow San Francisco residents who are not citizens to sit on governmental advisory boards. (Shutterstock photo)
Proposition J would raise money to fund San Francisco public schools. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Prop. J, a parcel tax to fund public schools, looks set to pass

San Francisco voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly reaffirmed their support for a parcel…

Proposition J would raise money to fund San Francisco public schools. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Proposition K gives San Francisco authorization to build or rehabiliate affordable housing. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Prop. K, authorizing subsidized affordable housing, gets strong backing

Voters overwhelmingly authorized San Francisco to acquire, build or rehabilitate up to…

Proposition K gives San Francisco authorization to build or rehabiliate affordable housing. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Dean Preston authored Proposition I, a transfer tax increase that would raise money for affordable housing. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Voters approving Prop. I transfer tax hike for affordable housing

San Francisco voters backed Proposition I to bring in an average of…

Supervisor Dean Preston authored Proposition I, a transfer tax increase that would raise money for affordable housing. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Proposition B establishes a new department dedicated to keeping The City’s streets clean. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Voters backing Prop. B, which creates a new sanitation department

San Francisco voters are supporting to a measure to create a new…

Proposition B establishes a new department dedicated to keeping The City’s streets clean. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Proposition E asks voters to change a provision in San Francisco’s charter that requires the police force to have 1,971 sworn officers. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Voters supporting Prop. E to set SFPD staffing levels with data

A ballot measure that would remove the arbitrary mandate requiring San Francisco…

Proposition E asks voters to change a provision in San Francisco’s charter that requires the police force to have 1,971 sworn officers. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
District 11 Supervisor Ahsha Safai raises his arms in triumph as he arrives to his Election Night party at the Dark Horse Inn on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Safai holds strong lead over Avalos in D11 supervisor race

Supervisor Ahsha Safai is on track for re-election with a roughly 2,000-vote…

District 11 Supervisor Ahsha Safai raises his arms in triumph as he arrives to his Election Night party at the Dark Horse Inn on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mryna Melgar toasting to the crowd at an election night paty held at The Lister Bar. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)

Melgar claims victory in D7 race after Engardio concedes

Myrna Melgar is claiming victory in the District 7 supervisor race after…

Mryna Melgar toasting to the crowd at an election night paty held at The Lister Bar. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)
Mayor London Breed and the Board of Supervisors placed Proposition F, a business tax overhaul, on the ballot. (Christopher Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Voters approving Prop. F, a business tax reform measure

Voters are favoring Proposition F, a reform of a San Francisco business…

Mayor London Breed and the Board of Supervisors placed Proposition F, a business tax overhaul, on the ballot. (Christopher Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)