Stories about Rafael Mandelman

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

Too many jobs, too little housing in Soma

Plus: Taxing Uber, Lyft -- and cannabis. That's The Agenda for July 16-22

Breed talks about bringing the city together — but shows sharp political edges

Inaugural program disses opponents, has little talk of working with the progressive majority on the board

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

Breed moves to undermine new board majority

She is stepping down steps as board president (but not supervisor) to help the old moderate majority pick her successor -- just days before a new D8 supe is sworn in

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

Plus how to support the Tenants Union and the first big debate for D10 candidates

Leno now leads, narrowly

Progressives will have a majority on the Board -- but mayor's race still way too close to call

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

Big victories for Mandelman, tenants, police accountability -- but RCV strategy and the mayor's race is still very, very close

First results: Breed ahead, Tasers losing, tenants winning

The absentee votes are, as predicted, fairly conservative. But good news for tenants and bad news for the cops