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Prop 8: Archbishop George Niederauer -- a symbol of bigotry right in our backyard

The uncounted ballots

November 7, 2008
By Tim Redmond So there are still a huge number of uncounted ballots at City Hall. No surprise there -- we knew that was coming...

Early results: Only at SFBG.com!

November 7, 2008
Can't wait for the city's official RCV results? Neither could I. Steve Hill of the New America Foundation is unhappy that the city is...

Drunk on hope … and Baracktails

November 6, 2008
By Molly Freedenberg Thanks to the results of the presidential election, it seemed everyone I saw Tuesday night was happy and drunk. (Perhaps it also...

Obama 4th, 2008: Where were you?

November 6, 2008
By Molly Freedenberg Some moments we don’t recognize as historic until they’ve passed. Others are so monumental, we feel their future importance even as we...

Nader sullies his legacy

November 6, 2008
By Steven T. Jones I've never apologized for voting for Ralph Nader in 2000 -- even as I criticized his decision to run this year...

Is Prop. B still in the running?

November 5, 2008
By Tim Redmond Calvin Welch thinks it is. Here's his analysis: It’s not over yet folks. Were are down 2,400 votes with a significant...

The district supes — what happens now

November 5, 2008
By Tim Redmond It's astonishing to me that in this modern age, San Francisco still can't get the votes counted on election night. I understand...

Election Night Hits

November 5, 2008
Obama tees are our overalll favorite, but John Avalos tees are a hit, locally. The number one fashion hit, nationwide, was the ubiquitously beautiful Obama...

Election-night bashes off the grid

November 4, 2008
YBCA's Election Night Party @ Yahoo!7 Video OK, we all know about the free election-daze bevvies at Starbuck's and gratis donuts at Krispy Kreme (if...

Election night parties in SF

November 3, 2008
By Bay Guardian News Staff There will probably be hundreds of parties in the Bay Area marking this historic election. But with 22 local ballot...

Where to celebrate or drown your sorrows

October 29, 2008
We're in the process of pulling together a complete list of election night parties that we'll post here before Tuesday (feel free to send...

The Clean Slate 2008

Our endorsements for the 2008 elections. YES on H, NO on 4 and 8! Print this out and take it to the polls on Nov. 4

PG&E and a Rock Rapids, Iowa, liberal

August 19, 2008
By Bruce B. Brugmann I confess. I am an old-fashioned Rock Rapids, Iowa, liberal. For starters, that means I grew up in...

Election as prologue

Leno victory and other ballot results shift San Francisco's political landscape

Mark Leno’s party packed

June 3, 2008
Mark Leno's election night party has been a stark contrast to what we saw earlier tonight at Joe Nation's event, which was situated at...

Joe Nation’s election night party

June 3, 2008
We showed up at Joe Nation's election night party in the Marin County town of Greenbrae around eight o'clock. The event's being held at...

Election night parties

Here's a roundup of the main local election night parties: Yes on A – Great American Music Hall, O’Farrell and Polk streets Yes on F, No...

Election night parties

As always, Guardian political reporters will be in the field on Election Night, reporting live from City Hall and all the key parties via...

Dinner for Dr. Paul

February 5, 2008
It was a casual dinner affair for the supporters of Ron Paul on election night, with roughly thirty people showing up for dinner under...

Super Fat Primary parties and coverage

February 5, 2008
Today promises to be the most dramatic California Democratic presidential primary vote in...well, maybe ever. To say that the future of our country hangs...

Fisher fails

New progressive coalition stops downtown's attack on transit and sets the stage for next year's board fight

Latest returns support Yes on A/No on H campaign

November 7, 2007
Guardian illustration by Danny Hellman, from our Oct. 31 cover story The big story of this election was the improbable triumph of environmentalists over car...

Newsom’s party

November 7, 2007
By David Crockett In what was maybe the least surprising news story since that guy from ‘N Sync announced he was gay, San Francisco Mayor...