Stories about Campaigns

Investigation: San Francisco’s big-money campaign loophole

You can raise unlimited money to run for DCCC then use that for another campaign -- say, for supervisor By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 4, 2015 --...

Watch out for Wiener: The Scott Wiener for Senate campaign is well under way

But progressives are confident that he will have a serious challenger By Tim Redmond JANUARY 15, 2015 – C.W. Nevius called me yesterday. Yeah, the Chron...

Why not just send everyone a ballot?

By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 22, 2014 – Supervisor David Campos has an idea that could revolutionize electoral politics in San Francisco – and it’s so...

Tom’s Town: The 12 days of San Franciscmas

By Tom Temprano DECEMBER 19, 2014 -- The holidays are here, and despite this feeling like a tough year for many of us on San...

Will there be a mayor’s race in 2015?

  By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 2, 2014 – With Mark Leno officially taking himself out of the 2015 mayor’s race, there’s a real possibility that Mayor...

Who really won the SF election?

By Gen Fujioka NOVEMBER 11, 2014 -- As is customary after an election, there’s been a flurry of commentaries and analyses interpreting who “really” won...

Politics on Tuesday: The new (sorta) Board of Supervisors — and what the vote-by-mail results mean

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 11, 2014 – The Next Big Thing in San Francisco politics will be the reshaping of the Board of Supervisors, which...

IWW workers take on Whole Foods in SF

By Marc Norton NOVEMBER 7, 2014 – Three days ago, Bay Area voters raised minimum wages in San Francisco and Oakland. There were also successful...

Election Night: As the polls close

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 4, 2014 (7:45pm) – At a certain point, all you can do is hunker down and wait for the votes to...

The strangest BART Board race ever

  By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 3, 2014 – The Bay Area Rapid Transit District Board of Directors is not one of the more distinguished public agencies...