Stories about Newsom

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

Supes reject Farrell’s final Police Commission nominee

Mayor Breed will now get two nominations to a commission that has struggled to hold rogue officers in check

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

The strategy of running two progressive candidates for mayor didn't work -- and the left needs to get better about vote-by-mail turnout

OPINION: The progressive movement was the winner in this election

Progressives won everything except the Mayor's Office -- in part because we weren't attacking each other

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

The big debate for governor was an embarrassing bust

None of the candidates talked about the crucial economic, growth, and urban issues. None of the journalists forced them to.

SF needs a mayor who will tax, spend, and regulate

With all the challenges facing the city, the next mayor has to be willing to challenge the corporate, growth, and tech agendas

Campaign trail: DCCC backs Leno and Kim

Plus: Ron Conway's friends put big money into Breed superPAC and Newsom's real record on sanctuary

Can the police contract be a vehicle for reform?

Not if the cops and Mayor Farrell's consultant, who also worked for the POA, find a way to bypass the supervisors and sneak through a bad deal for the city.