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Glossy signs and mailers litter the streets and clog up our recycling bins every election season. You would think in San Francisco we could be more innovative than paper signs. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Unnecessary leaflets litter city streets

Ah, autumn in San Francisco. The weather is getting cooler, days are…

Glossy signs and mailers litter the streets and clog up our recycling bins every election season. You would think in San Francisco we could be more innovative than paper signs. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Four candidates vie for seat on CCSF’s recently reinstated Board of Trustees

Though City College of San Francisco appears to have turned a corner…

Many of San Francisco's housing-related issues, including the Mission Rock development, short-term rental regulations and the Mission housing moratorium, will play out on the November ballot this year. (Courtesy photo)

Housing-related measures dominate November ballot

San Francisco voters in the upcoming election will have the chance to…

Many of San Francisco's housing-related issues, including the Mission Rock development, short-term rental regulations and the Mission housing moratorium, will play out on the November ballot this year. (Courtesy photo)
Many community members remain concerned about the high cost of housing in The City and evictions. Hundreds have made their voices heard at SF City Hall. GABRIELLE LURIE/SPECIAL TO THE EXAMINER.

SF housing bond focus shifts to voters

A consensus reached at City Hall over a $310 million housing bond…

Many community members remain concerned about the high cost of housing in The City and evictions. Hundreds have made their voices heard at SF City Hall. GABRIELLE LURIE/SPECIAL TO THE EXAMINER.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoForest City has proposed multi-use development at Pier 70 that includes housing

The future of Pier 70 rests in voters' hands

In a city often so contentious over potential construction that a San…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoForest City has proposed multi-use development at Pier 70 that includes housing
Incumbent Supervisor Malia Cohen says “there has been a significant amount of progress” made in District 10 since she took her seat on the board.

District 10 supervisor candidates have different messages on southeastern area

District 10 is a stretch of The City's southeast land comprising the…

Incumbent Supervisor Malia Cohen says “there has been a significant amount of progress” made in District 10 since she took her seat on the board.
David Chiu

Chinatown went for Chiu, Campos favored in Mission

Analysis of preliminary data from the state Assembly District 17 primary election…

David Chiu
Associated PressIn this picture taken on Saturday

Top figures barred from Iran's June ballot

Iran's election overseers removed potential wild-card candidates from the presidential race Tuesday,…

Associated PressIn this picture taken on Saturday

State demographic shift fuels voters’ blue streak

This wasn’t your father’s electorate, much less your grandfather’s. Even as California’s…

Courtesy photoDue to Proposition 14

Local state Senate races are rematches of June primary

When California voters approved Proposition 14 in 2010 — an initiative to…

Courtesy photoDue to Proposition 14
S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe measure on the November ballot could lead to closure of the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.

Ballot language irks Hetch Hetchy measure supporters

The battle over the November ballot measure aimed at restoring Hetch Hetchy…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe measure on the November ballot could lead to closure of the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.
Examiner file photoCalifornia Pacific Medical Center officials have agreed to rebuild St. Luke's Hospital in the Outer Mission

With San Francisco's election over, hospital plan takes center stage

One of the biggest winners in last week’s election wasn’t even a…

Examiner file photoCalifornia Pacific Medical Center officials have agreed to rebuild St. Luke's Hospital in the Outer Mission
Mike Koozmin/ S.F. Examiner

Sales tax failure darkens San Francisco budget outlook

Since voters rejected a half-cent sales tax on Tuesday, Mayor Ed Lee…

Mike Koozmin/ S.F. Examiner
Mayor Ed Lee thanked his supporters in Chinatown on Thursday after their turnout - by mail and at polling places - helped him win Tuesday's election. (Examiner file photo)Mayor Ed Lee thanked his supporters in Chinatown on Thursday after their turnout - by mail and at polling places - helped him win Tuesday's election. (Examiner file photo)

Vote-by-mail popular with Asians who helped Ed Lee win

The end of campaign season in San Francisco has revealed at least…

Mayor Ed Lee thanked his supporters in Chinatown on Thursday after their turnout - by mail and at polling places - helped him win Tuesday's election. (Examiner file photo)Mayor Ed Lee thanked his supporters in Chinatown on Thursday after their turnout - by mail and at polling places - helped him win Tuesday's election. (Examiner file photo)
Mayor Ed Lee was a big winner in Tuesday's election. (AP file photo)Mayor Ed Lee was a big winner in Tuesday's election. (AP file photo)

No ballot count needed for these SF election winners and losers

Widespread voter confusion, wasted millions in campaign financing, claims of election fraud…

Mayor Ed Lee was a big winner in Tuesday's election. (AP file photo)Mayor Ed Lee was a big winner in Tuesday's election. (AP file photo)
The outcome of the sheriff's race was too close to call Tuesday night. (Examiner file photo)The outcome of the sheriff's race was too close to call Tuesday night. (Examiner file photo)

Close jockeying for position in San Francisco sheriff race

Ross Mirkarimi held a lead over Chris Cunnie and Paul Miyamoto in…

The outcome of the sheriff's race was too close to call Tuesday night. (Examiner file photo)The outcome of the sheriff's race was too close to call Tuesday night. (Examiner file photo)
Marge Colapietro was leading the pack along with Wayne Lee in the Millbrae City Council election. (Courtesy photo)Marge Colapietro was leading the pack along with Wayne Lee in the Millbrae City Council election. (Courtesy photo)

Colapietro, Lee leading in Millbrae City Council race

Unofficial results from Tuesday’s election had Marge Colapietro and Wayne Lee leading…

Marge Colapietro was leading the pack along with Wayne Lee in the Millbrae City Council election. (Courtesy photo)Marge Colapietro was leading the pack along with Wayne Lee in the Millbrae City Council election. (Courtesy photo)
Wrong directions: Elections worker Theresa Muehlbauer

New ranked-choice ballots baffle many San Francisco voters

Despite an ad campaign explaining the nuances of ranked-choice voting, many voters…

Wrong directions: Elections worker Theresa Muehlbauer

Mail-in ballot requests due by day’s end

Voters have only hours left to obtain mail-in ballots for the Nov.…

Independent monies tip scales toward Ed Lee in SF mayor race

Ed Lee didn’t seem worried about his chances of winning the mayoral…