Monday, September 21, 2020

Tag: Mayor’s Race

Have you read these? Our top stories of 2018

It's been a wild rollercoaster of a year, which from some vantage points seems like several very, very long years. Two elections, a contentious mayoral race, tragic fires, protests...

Mayor’s race even closer with 64,900 votes still to count

The mayor’s race got even tighter with today’s results, and now Mark Leno is only ahead by 114 votes in the ranked-choice tally. He remains ahead largely because of the...

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

Mark Leno’s lead dropped to 255 votes with the latest count, but a closer analysis of the numbers suggests that the ballots that were counted today were largely from...

With half the votes counted, mayor’s race still too close to call

As I was walking into the Rafael Mandelman for Supervisor party, at Cafe Du Nord, I ran into Sup. Hillary Ronen, who was heading out. We both knew Mandelman...

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...

Campaign trail: Leno tries a direct, 60-second appeal

The race for mayor is clearly tight: Supporters of Sup. London Breed are pouring large sums of dark money into attacking Make Leno and Sup. Jane Kim. We don’t...

OPINION: Why political money should be a top issue in the mayor’s race

Pay to Play belongs at the top of the issues in the mayor’s campaign if for no other reason the hundreds of thousands (soon to be a million plus)...

Dark money floods into SF mayor’s race

Dark money is flooding into the SF mayor’s race. The latest cash to drop on the scene: $100,000 for a new committee called “Voters for a Real Change, Opposing Mark...

Chronicle reporting on Kim backfires

A Chronicle story that was shaping up as a hit piece on Jane Kim was spiked this week after reporter Rachel Swan sent Kim a series of questions that...

Conway funds nasty attack ad on Jane Kim

Ron Conway, the tech titan, plutocrat, and political bully, said in March that he was “too busy” to get involved in the SF Mayor’s race. He had already endorsed London...