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News + Politics Connie Chan now leading in D1

Connie Chan now leading in D1

Voting trend now favors progressive candidate.


The Department of Elections reported almost 36,000 more votes today, and the news is good for Connie Chan and the progressives who support her. Chan is now ahead in D1 by 107 votes, which means the trend of the remaining votes is probably in her favor.

Connie Chan’s announcement that she was running in D1

There are still 26,000 more votes to count, which means about 2,300 votes per district.

Tim Redmond
Tim Redmond has been a political and investigative reporter in San Francisco for more than 30 years. He spent much of that time as executive editor of the Bay Guardian. He is the founder of 48hills.

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