Stories about Voters

Newsom’s final try at undermining voter control of the waterfront

Final arguments in lawsuit against the city show limited evidence that Prop. B has done any harm

Newsom’s agency keeps trying to tell voters they have no say on waterfront

Lands Commission says SF is losing money at the Port -- but can present no clear evidence at all

Cops push stunning ballot measure to allow Tasers

POA measure would override civilian oversight, force the city to spend millions on dangerous stun guns, and undermine the new Use of Force policies. Why isn't everyone at City Hall opposing this?

The Agenda: Ron Conway gets his way

New evidence shows how criminal Airbnb's operation was. Plus: Conway calls the shots in the mayor-go-round

Newsom’s lawyer says SF voters are stupid

State Lands Commission argues that San Franciscans aren't smart enough to understand land-use issues; former city attorney Renne calls that position 'elitist in the extreme.'

Kim and Breed file; Herrera doesn’t. The race is on

Can progressives make ranked-choice voting work -- or will two competing candidates leave room for the status quo?

Leno files for mayor, promises ‘fundamental change’

Former state senator says the 'status quo' is unacceptable and frames himself as a candidate who will challenge the Lee legacy

Ed Lee’s development legacy and the end of ‘balanced growth’

A serious reflection on how the mayor presided over evictions, displacement, and the greatest economic inequality in modern history

The Agenda, Jan 8-16: A critical rent-control vote, and the power struggle at City Hall

Can a good tenant bill clear the state Assembly -- and who does the power structure want in the Mayor's Office?

What the new mayor’s race poll really shows

Leno comes out ahead -- but with ranked-choice voting, the real story is whether London Breed can run as the candidate of Ed Lee's legacy