Stories about Campaigns

The future of SF politics

Is young, diverse, progressive -- and winning. The mayor doesn't seem to have noticed. Plus: taxing landlords who leave property vacant. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

Preston, Boudin are winners as vote-count nears finish

Stunning victories for progressive candidates are also major losses for Mayor Breed.

The Street Sheet: 30 years of journalism by and for homeless people

For three decades, the publication has allowed the unhoused to write their stories -- and make some income.

Breed’s popularity dropping rapidly

Recent poll numbers show major slide in the past eight months; could this impact the Nov. 5 election?

Who’s paying for a D5 poll aimed at attacking Preston?

Someone is spending money on poll-testing ways to go after the challenger -- but it's not clear who, and how that will effect spending limits.

Milk Club narrowly opposes Big Tobacco

Close vote on vaping measure spurs discussion of greater transparency at SF democratic clubs.

Should the Dems impeach Trump — next summer?

Progressives may find that the best timing for a devastating blow to the GOP is for Democrats to keep the investigations going, keep the dirt coming out -- and file articles of impeachment in July 2020.

Elizabeth Warren on war and peace

The progressive candidate's foreign policy is mixed -- but evolving.

The stunning corruption that shows why supporters are pushing a Dark Money initiative

Real-estate developers have found ways around the existing laws and poured vast sums into local campaigns.

An audience with Marc Huestis, ‘Impresario of Castro Street’

Jousting with Harvey Milk, hosting Hollywood royalty, kicking crystal meth: The hometown hero's juicy new memoir has it all.