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An effort to recall Mayor Ed Lee is underway, but Lee has plenty of backing in his corner. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rose Pak and Chinatown interests organize against Mayor Lee recall

Radical political opposition is ramping up its effort to recall Mayor Ed…

 

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)

Supervisors support ballot measure lowering SF voting age to 16

A majority of San Francisco supervisors support placing a measure on the…

 

If San Francisco implements an open-source voting system, it will be at the forefront of a voting movement across the United States. (Connor Hunt/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco sets sights on open source voting by November 2019

San Francisco could have an open-source voting system in place by the…

 

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.…

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)
Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/The S.F. ExaminerDavid Chiu

Chiu moves on to Assembly after Campos concedes

Board of Supervisors President David Chiu claimed the Assembly District 17 seat…

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/The S.F. ExaminerDavid Chiu
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
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
SF Examiner file photoTony Hall.

Tony Hall is man of many signatures, explanations

San Francisco’s election season is just getting under way, but it’s never…

SF Examiner file photoTony Hall.
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Election monitors in SF would not be rare move

Federal election monitors might conjure up visions of the Balkan states or…

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Jockeying begins for seats on San Francisco redistricting panel

Losing candidates, nonprofit leaders and other political figures are lining up for…

SF returns diligently monitored following mail-in ballot mistake

Elections officials are taking an extra step to ensure that mail-in ballots…

Elections Department working to make sure mail-in ballots are correct

The Elections Department has been working in overdrive to ensure any voter…