Stories about Voting

Some reality about the Mirkarimi vote — and the Ron Conway attack piece

By Tim Redmond MAY 14, 2014 -- Our local billionaire tech lord has injected the Ross Mirkarimi vote into the 17th Assembly District race –...

Politics on Tuesday: Mayor Lee on his tenant duck, AT&T’s ugly property, what it means to be effective in...

  By Tim Redmond APRIL 13, 2014 -- Mayor Ed Lee finally explained today – sort of – why he refused to sign the David Campos...

Breaking: Billionaire trying to buy 17th Assembly District race

  By Tim Redmond MAY 12, 2014 -- I suppose it was inevitable – we knew there would be at least one Independent Expenditure campaign against...

Two sides of Democratic Party on Prop. B

By Tim Redmond MAY 9, 2014 -- Two different sides of the California Democratic Party: The San Francisco County Central Committee, which is run by...

Chiu’s attack on Campos is just factually wrong. Here’s how.

Aaron Peskin, shown here partying with Tom Temprano, Campos, Tommi Avicolli Mecca, and Gabriel Haaland, is a Campos supporter. So are many others, including...

Picking Cotton, Playing Pro Basketball, or Being the President of the United States. Hmmmm…..

By Eva Paterson This is personal. The Clippers beat the Golden State Warriors. I watched the beginning of the game along with most of the nation...

Supes vote 7-4 to oust Angela Chan from Police Commission

By Tim Redmond APRIL 29, 2014 -- Well, that was ugly. By a 7-4 vote, the Board of Supervisors tossed Angela Chan off the Police Commission...

The strange politics of the Angela Chan reappointment

By Tim Redmond APRIL 29, 2014 – The politics of the reappointment of Police Commission member Angela Chan are getting awfully weird. Sup. David Chiu, who...

Why are Mayor Lee’s allies trying to oust a good police commissioner?

By Tim Redmond APRIL 28, 2014 -- I have spent the past week shaking my head and trying to figure out one of those weird...

Politics on Tuesday: Two big wins for tenants

Sups. London Breed (center) and Scott Wiener (right) ended up voting for the Campos bill after trying to amend it to create exemptions for...