Stories about Voters

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

Measure to tax big, rich corporations to fund housing for the homeless heads for November ballot

After a dramatic, last-minute, grassroots effort, Our City Our Home turns in 28,000 signatures, setting up an epic battle with very clear political lines.

Profiles in corruption: How telecoms control the state Legislature

The ambush of Scott Wiener's net neutrality bill was just the latest example of how one industry holds almost unlimited power in Sacramento.

Foreign Correspondent: A political landslide in Mexico

On Sunday, democratic socialist Andrés Manuel López Obrador received a stunning 53 percent of the presidential vote, transforming the political landscape.

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: How to fix the toxic Hunters Point Shipyard mess

Start by restoring community oversight and retesting every part and parcel of the project area

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

OPINION: How big should SF be — and for whom?

A former mayor has some advice for the next mayor -- and the people of the city

Breed now well ahead with only 8,000 to count

It seems likely at this point that Mayor Breed will take office in July -- and the next stage of the battle for the city will begin immediately