State Senate

District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener speaks at a Board of Supervisors meeting in San Francisco City Hall on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City Hall bids farewell to Supervisor Wiener

There’s nothing like goodbyes to bring everyone together. Supervisor Scott Wiener is…

 

Supervisor Scott Wiener defeated his opponent Jane Kim, also a city supervisor, in the race to represent District 11 in the state Senate. (Anna Latino/2013 S.F. Examiner)

Scott Wiener declares victory in state Senate race

Supervisor Scott Wiener has declared victory in the District 11 state Senate…

 

In order for our cities to become more affordable, we need to integrate our housing and transportation policies based on the principle that our cities must work for everyone, (Courtesy photo)

Integrated housing and transit policies are key for San Francisco’s future

We’re on the edge of a tipping point in the Bay Area…

 

Jane Kim holds her phone up to show the Pokemon Go app at City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, July 12, 2016. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

State Senate candidate Jane Kim ‘challenges’ Scott Wiener to Pokemon Go – and he agrees

San Francisco’s political battle of the year just took a decidedly nerdy…

Jane Kim holds her phone up to show the Pokemon Go app at City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, July 12, 2016. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
Senate hopefuls Supervisor Scott Wiener (left) and Supervisor Jane Kim at their separate election parties in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 7, 2016. (Rachael Garner, Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Jane Kim becomes vote leader in state Senate primary

Supervisor Jane Kim took the lead among San Francisco and San Mateo…

Senate hopefuls Supervisor Scott Wiener (left) and Supervisor Jane Kim at their separate election parties in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 7, 2016. (Rachael Garner, Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisors Scott Wiener and Jane Kim are both vying for the District 11 state Senate seat. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kim trailing Wiener by fewer than 300 votes in heated Senate race

With thousands more ballots still left to count, Supervisor Jane Kim has…

Supervisors Scott Wiener and Jane Kim are both vying for the District 11 state Senate seat. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Senate hopefuls Supervisor Scott Wiener (left) and Supervisor Jane Kim at their separate election parties in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 7, 2016. (Rachael Garner, Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

71K SF ballots remain uncounted in June primary

Supervisor Scott Wiener retained his narrow lead over Supervisor Jane Kim in…

Senate hopefuls Supervisor Scott Wiener (left) and Supervisor Jane Kim at their separate election parties in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 7, 2016. (Rachael Garner, Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

1,400 ballots incorrectly mailed to San Francisco voters right before election

More than 1,400 ballots of the wrong party affiliation were incorrectly mailed…

PHOTO BY ANNA LATINO/S.F. EXAMINER 2013

Supervisor Scott Wiener confirms long-rumored State Senate run

Supervisor Scott Wiener announced his candidacy for the State Senate, today. His…

PHOTO BY ANNA LATINO/S.F. EXAMINER 2013
AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli

California lawmakers advance right-to-die legislation

California lawmakers advanced a right-to-die bill Thursday, giving hope to those who…

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli
Supervisor Scott Wiener co-sponsored today's hearing about opening the Peninsula Watershed for recreation.

On Guard: Early battles in race for Senate

The first skirmish in San Francisco's state Senate race is slated for…

Supervisor Scott Wiener co-sponsored today's hearing about opening the Peninsula Watershed for recreation.
AP Photo/Jeff ChiuTony Serra

FBI: Consultant Keith Jackson played key role in weapons case

Campaign consultant Keith Jackson operated largely outside the spotlight for years as…

AP Photo/Jeff ChiuTony Serra
AP Photo/Tony AvelarRep. Jackie Speier has called the decline of the middle class in the Bay Area a crisis.

Jackie Speier calls for ban on import of assault weapons in wake of Leland Yee arrest

Rep. Jackie Speier, a Peninsula Democrat, called on President Barack Obama on…

AP Photo/Tony AvelarRep. Jackie Speier has called the decline of the middle class in the Bay Area a crisis.
AP Photo/Ben MargotCalifornia Sen. Leland Yee

Yee’s district offices to remain open despite Senate suspension

Constituents of disgraced state Sen. Leland Yee will continue to be represented…

AP Photo/Ben MargotCalifornia Sen. Leland Yee
Associated PressState Sen. Ron Calderon

Bill promotes violence-awareness in Calif. schools

The state Senate approved a bill on Thursday that would require education…

Associated PressState Sen. Ron Calderon

Prop. 40 supports new state Senate districts

Proposition 40 was placed on the ballot by Republicans who disagreed with…