Stories about Campaigns

A chance at civic leadership, stalemated

Breed could have stood up to the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown and brought the city together to solve the homeless problem. It will be hard for her to go back.

Campaign madness: No on C’s bizarre messaging ….

... and a silly Twitter-storm over $150 in D6, where corporate interests are pouring more than half a million dollars into the campaign

The POA wants to lock more people up — and thinks its chosen candidates will, too

Political operative for police union says Trauss, Johnson will support position that "more people should go to jail."

Cops opposing reform come in big for Trauss, Johnson, and Ho

SF POA, which has alienated even moderate SF politicians with its bullying and support for rogue cops, puts $100K into D4 and D6 campaigns

Prop. C kickoff puts politicians in the spotlight: Whose side are you on?

It's the most important effort to address homelessness in SF history; who is with the community and who is running away?

The very odd Breed Administration memo on homeless policy

Chron, Chamber of Commerce use unusual 'study' to attack ballot measure taxing the biggest businesses to provide housing and services

‘Dark Money’ explores the terrible consequences of Citizens United

Kimberly Reed's new documentary follows a Montana journalist as he traces the pernicious effect of corporate money on politics.

The Chron hates ‘dark money’ — except in San Francisco

Plenty of outrage on the national front—but nothing but love for Ron Conway and his secret campaign money at home

Screen Grabs: Dark Money, Generation Wealth, Everything Else

McQueen, a Jacques Becker retrospective, Milford Graves: Full Mantis, and more in cinemas this week.

OPINION: The best sort of democracy for San Francisco

Why ranked-choice voting makes sense -- and Jane Kim helped Mark Leno's campaign for mayor