Stories about Campaigns

Ethics Commission rejects plan to eliminate spending caps

Panel votes 5-0 against staff plan that would undermine the entire concept of public financing; now it goes to the supes.

Supes put dark money measure on November ballot

Mar and eight colleagues support plan to limit pay-to-play and secret independent-expenditure campaigns.

Preston leads in D5 fundraising

Challenger has more money than incumbent, setting the tone for the November race.

Building momentum and the Women’s March

Plus: Newsom's got the housing crisis all wrong -- and SF negotiates with PG&E over CLeanPowerSF. That's The Agenda for Jan 21-28.

Playwright Lauren Yee’s tribute to China Town community comes home to SF

'King of Yees' is a tribute to her father, community leader Larry Yee

Nancy Pelosi just announced her retirement

The deal she cut to remain speaker means she plans to step down in 2022 -- which will set off a wild campaign for one of the most coveted jobs in SF politics.

Behind the battle for board president

Why is it a problem that a progressive woman is openly campaigning for the job?

How the Yimbys got slaughtered in the November SF election

It's hard to campaign to be a neighborhood supervisor when you attack neighborhoods.

Mar declares victory in D4 as Jessica Ho concedes

Progressives will have seven votes on the Board of Supes.

Election winners and losers in SF

A lot of votes still to count, but it looks like a big night for progressives -- and a rough night for Big Tech and Real Estate (and the mayor)