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Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a news conference following a discussion with Asian-American and Pacific Islander community leaders at the Chinese Culture Center in Chinatown on Friday, March 19, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)

Here’s where things stand in California’s recall election

If 60% of state’s voters cast ballots, ‘it’s almost mathematically impossible for Newsom to lose’

  • Sep 13, 2021

 

Canvassers for an immigrant advocacy group pitched Gov. Gavin Newsom to voters in Palmdale on Aug. 5. (Rozette Rago/New York Times)

Many Californians don’t know there’s a recall — that’s not good for Newsom

What was once seen as a longshot by Republicans is gaining steam

  • Aug 25, 2021

 

State residents can register to vote by Aug. 30 to receive a mail-in ballot before the recall election. (Ray Saint Germain/Bay City News)

Californians should review rights, participate in election

‘Now’s the time to make your voice heard’

 

California voters have until Sept. 14 to turn in their ballots in the election to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner file)

What you need to know about voting in the recall election

Two questions are on the ballot

  • Aug 18, 2021
California voters have until Sept. 14 to turn in their ballots in the election to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner file)
The Georgia runoff elections could determine the balance of power in the United States Senate. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Record cash pours into Georgia Senate races, with a large chunk from California

All four candidates have raised much of their money out of state, with California the largest source

  • Dec 25, 2020
The Georgia runoff elections could determine the balance of power in the United States Senate. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
Supervisor John Avalos was a prominent supporter of a Nov. 8 measure that would have allowed 16- and 17-year-olds the right to vote in municipal elections. The measure lost by a narrow margin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF youth voting activists pledge to try again in 2020

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

Supervisor John Avalos was a prominent supporter of a Nov. 8 measure that would have allowed 16- and 17-year-olds the right to vote in municipal elections. The measure lost by a narrow margin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco City Hall. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Google bus issue reappears as ‘dark money’ from tech floods into supervisor races

Tech and real estate leaders are spending big on two supervisor races…

San Francisco City Hall. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
JaVale McGee made the Golden State Warriors' 15-man roster, the team announced Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors bring heart to San Francisco

Monday is the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce’s annual Warriors Tip-off Luncheon,…

JaVale McGee made the Golden State Warriors' 15-man roster, the team announced Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Politics in San Francisco are about to get ugly. (Natasha Dangond/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Negative campaign season in San Francisco

October means our interminable tedious campaign season is about to get ugly.…

Politics in San Francisco are about to get ugly. (Natasha Dangond/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Senate candidates Supervisor Scott Wiener, left, and Supervisor Jane Kim photographed May 16, 2016 in San Francisco, Calif. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Kim edges ahead of Wiener with SF votes in heated state Senate race

Showing just how close the state Senate race is, Supervisor Jane Kim…

Senate candidates Supervisor Scott Wiener, left, and Supervisor Jane Kim photographed May 16, 2016 in San Francisco, Calif. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A ballot measure added last week to the ticket in San Francisco’s November election would change the rules for below-market-rate units in new developments. (Courtesy photo)

Realtor ballot measure would negate ‘affordable’ units in San Francisco

For working San Franciscans, finding a place to live may soon go…

A ballot measure added last week to the ticket in San Francisco’s November election would change the rules for below-market-rate units in new developments. (Courtesy photo)
Supervisor Aaron Peskin (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Exposing special interests in the room and at the ballot box

Modern life is pretty overwhelming. It happens to all of us; we…

Supervisor Aaron Peskin (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
The Airbnb solution

The Airbnb solution

When it comes to things that evoke absolute feelings of love or hate, Airbnb…

The Airbnb solution
Though he wasn't elected mayor of San Francisco, Broke-Ass Stuart says his campaign was a success, illustrated by the fact that Mayor Ed Lee was reelected with just 56 percent of the vote. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Campaigning for mayor proves power of protest

So I ran for mayor of San Francisco. I did the damn…

Though he wasn't elected mayor of San Francisco, Broke-Ass Stuart says his campaign was a success, illustrated by the fact that Mayor Ed Lee was reelected with just 56 percent of the vote. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor John Avalos. Eric Lawson/Special to the S.F. Examiner

Youth voting effort in SF postponed for at least another year

San Francisco could become the first major city to bestow upon its…

Supervisor John Avalos. Eric Lawson/Special to the S.F. Examiner
Eric Lawson/Special to The ExaminerSupervisor John Avalos

Youth voting effort in SF postponed for at least another year

San Francisco could become the first major city to bestow upon its…

Eric Lawson/Special to The ExaminerSupervisor John Avalos

SF seeks to become first major city to lower voting age to 16

San Francisco is poised to become the first major U.S. city to…

Mike Koozmin/.The S.f. ExaminerJoshua Cardenas

Youths seek to lower voting age to 16 in SF

San Francisco teenager Joshua Cardenas really wanted to vote in the Nov.…

Mike Koozmin/.The S.f. ExaminerJoshua Cardenas
AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli

Certainties, uncertainties in 2014 elections

The new year is an election year — by no means the…

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli

Early returns show tight race to fill Senate seat

SACRAMENTO — Early returns in Tuesday's special election to fill a San…