Stories about Voting

Politics on Tuesday: The Milk Club, the soda tax — and the myth that the Campos campaign is “broke”

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 26, 2014 – The big fuss of the week, to the surprise of the leaders of the Harvey Milk Club, is...

Is Chiu a key to DCCC vote on anti-speculation tax?

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 12, 2014 -- The fate of a ballot measure to curtail real-estate speculation in San Francisco could come down to a...

Latino voices will be heard in 2014 — but not enough

  By Ed Kissam AUGUST 12, 2104 -- On August 4, a provocative article from Nate Cohn appeared in the New York Times—“Why House Deportation Vote...

City beat: parking spaces for sale and mandatory jail time for sex workers

The city attorney is going after an app that auctions off parking spaces. Photo by Luke Thomas/Fog City Journal By Tim Redmond JUNE 23, 2014 --...

Setback for Ellis Act reform bill

State Sen. Mark Leno, with Mayor Ed Lee and Assemblymember Phil Ting, announce widespread support for Ellis Act reform. A state Assembly committee apparently...

Politics on Tuesday: The missing issue in the campaign for Superior Court judge

By Tim Redmond MAY 27, 2014 -- I think it’s safe to say many of the people voting June 6th barely understand why there’s a...

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...