Politics

After losing bid to keep juvenile hall open, probation chief announces retirement

After clashing with supervisors and losing a bid to keep juvenile hall…

Police union demands apology from supervisor over ‘F— the POA’ chant

San Francisco’s police union is demanding an apology from Supervisor Sandra Fewer…

At least 70,000 ballots remain uncounted in nailbiter SF contests

District attorney, D5 supervisor races still up for grabs

25 years later, evicted black tenants may get the last laugh against Vallie Brown

While it ain’t over ‘til it’s over, one clear sign that Supervisor…

Democrats take control of Virginia General Assembly in historic election

That put Democrats in control of the General Assembly and governor’s office for the first time since 1993.

Preston claims slim lead in District 5 supervisor race

Vallie Brown began Tuesday night with a strong lead over opponent Dean…

  • Nov 5, 2019

Two San Francisco affordable housing measures head toward victory

Overturn of The City’s vaping ban easily fails

Interim DA Suzy Loftus neck and neck with progressive challenger as election night ends

Chesa Boudin trails mayoral appointee by a slim 240 votes

Democrat Beshear declares victory in race for Kentucky governor

Kentucky voters appeared to reject Gov. Matt Bevin on Tuesday, bucking a statewide Republican trend

LIVE: San Francisco on-the-ground election night coverage

Full Coverage Check out detailed news stories on individual election results in…

  • Nov 5, 2019

Voter turnout ‘consistent, but slow’ at San Francisco polls

Although voters flowed into San Francisco’s more than 400 polling places at…

Supes declare ‘emergency’ as traffic-related deaths increase

San Francisco adopted a goal in 2014 to reach zero traffic fatalities…

Botched ballots in SF supervisor race not the only shadow cast over election day

Candidates, campaign consultants and The City’s movers-and-shakers had their heads hung low…

Heated election day contests to test political strength of Mayor Breed

Mayoral appointees seek to fend off progressive challengers for DA, supervisor

Jeff Adachi looks set to get his Way in SoMa

Residents, property owners oppose renaming of Gilbert Street for late public defender

Public defender takes another shot at running for judge

A year after running against a Republican-appointed judge on a slate of…

SF police union attacks DA candidate with hundreds of thousands in mailers, TV ads

Outside spending by law enforcement groups against Chesa Boudin surpasses $650K

Tensions flare over mental health measure as talks continue on possible compromise

Supporters of mental health measure arrested before hearing

Are political flyers worth the waste they produce?

Whether leaflets, flyers, and doorknobs actually inform and influence voters is a good question.