Stories about Mary Jung

Following the money in D1

District One has always been a key political battleground, a part of town that’s around 60 percent tenants and 40 percent homeowners and that, since the return of district...

Latest person caught up in scandal was a major political player

Another major player in San Francisco politics in in serious trouble in the ever-widening City Hall scandal. Rodrigo Santos, an ally of former mayors Willie Brown, Gavin Newsom, and Ed...

Final, final results: Progressives win three judges, DCCC

The results of the March 3 San Francisco election are finally (almost) final; the Department of Elections reports all but about 1,500 ballots have been counted. So we can...

Some surprising political analysis from the local election results

The voter turnout is up to 55 percent in San Francisco now, and will exceed 60 percent once the last 54,000 ballots are counted. That’s what today’s results show...

Control of SF Democratic Party up for grabs in March

California will for once play a significant role in choosing the Democratic nominee for president, since the state has moved up its primary to March 3. But there’s a...

Will progressive Democratic Party slate collapse over D5 race?

The San Francisco Democratic Party will decide Wednesday night who to endorse in the fall elections – and there’s a schism in what was seen in the past as...

Campaign trail: DCCC backs Leno and Kim

The Democratic County Central Committee Wednesday night voted to endorse Mark Leno and Sup. Jane Kim for mayor, leaving the third spot vacant after Sup. London Breed said she...

The Agenda, May 8-14, 2017: Police Commission battle delayed …

The  move to replace Police Commissioner Petra DeJesus with a woman who might not even live in the city (and faces some other serious questions) was pulled from the...

Election night: High turnout, nasty ads … and has the mayor killed his own homeless measures?

My polling place was crowded this morning, and I saw crowds at precincts all over the Mission. And when I voted this morning, a significant number of the people...

Real estate forces fail to force a DCCC revote in D11

More than 70 community leaders from the Mission and Excelsior showed up to tell the local Democratic Party not to make a last-minute change and endorse a real-estate backed...