Stories about Local Elections

The Agenda, Election Day edition

The future, the endorsements, the Big Money, and the Election Night parties

Business districts use public money to attack homeless people, study finds

UC Berkeley report shows how obscure state law allows Business Improvement Districts, funded in part by taxpayers, to lobby for anti-homeless laws

Leno’s lead drops as votes come in from conservative parts of town

A close look at the latest numbers suggests that it's still far too early to call this race

Tech and real-estate money pours into SF mayoral race

The same forces that blocked Leno's Ellis Act reform now say he was ineffective on homelessness -- and that's just the start of the landlord barrage

Supes rebuke Planning Commission

Hotel rejected; pot clubs limited; Kim wants more sunshine on dark money ... the last board meeting before summer break was packed with action

The Agenda, Election Day issue: Will Big Tech take over SF politics?

This will be a decisive local election -- and we don't even know who will vote

The sleaze reaches high tide in SF election

The big-money lies are staggering. Don't believe the hype

Bernie comes to East Oakland — with Jane Kim — and talks about police killings and affordable housing

Frisco Five get a fist bump from presidential candidate as Sanders brings his progressive message to a diverse audience in a place where most national candidates never show up
Protestor Prays for an End to Police Violence

The Agenda, May 9-15: Hunger strike moves to City Hall, early voting starts ….

... plus big landlord money pours in while supes try to defend Sanctuary City -- and journalists protest after sheriffs injure 3 at City Hall demonstration

The case for the youth vote

Will the mayor oppose a plan to let 16-and 17-year olds vote in local elections? Everyone else seems to be getting on board