Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: D8

Preston to join board Dec. 17

City Hall will move another big step in the progressive direction next week as Dean Preston joins the Board of Supes. Preston, who narrowly defeated incumbent Vallie Brown in November,...

OPINION: The best sort of democracy for San Francisco

Calvin Welch has been a dedicated housing activist and progressive leader for decades, but we have consistently disagreed with him about Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) and about what is...

OPINION: What went wrong June 5 — and what we can learn

Editor’s note: Progressives who supported Mark Leno or Sup. Jane Kim are looking at the results of the election and trying to figure out what happened and what can...

The Agenda: A new board prez, $275K for a police shooting …

Mayor-elect London Breed has officially informed the clerk of the board that she is stepping down as board president and to schedule a vote Tuesday/26 for a new president....

The Agenda, June 18-24: Supes to radically change notice requirements on development

The Board of Supes will vote Tuesday/19 on a piece of legislation that would change the way planners give the public notice of upcoming projects. Nobody’s paid much attention...

Breed now well ahead with only 8,000 to count

It now appears likely that London Breed will be the next mayor of San Francisco. There are only 8,000 ballots left to count, and Breed is ahead by more than...

As the wait continues, we can see some trends

The wait continues (with Leno still ahead), but we can start to see some trends. London Breed announced today that not only did I get the majority of first-place votes, I...

Leno now leads, narrowly

So far, the ranked-choice voting strategy of Mark Leno and Jane Kim seems to be working: While London Breed was in first place, Leno in second, and Kim in...

First results: Breed ahead, Tasers losing, tenants winning

First results, from the mostly conservative absentees: London Breed is ten points ahead in the mayor’s race, but that’s just 7,000 votes. Mark Leno is second, and Jane Kim...

Election night: What to expect

It’s Election Day! You can still vote until 8pm. You can go to City Hall and register and vote. Every vote will count in this close election. At the traditional...