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Election 2010: Just about final in SF

November 2, 2010
We won't know who the new supervisors are for several more days -- and the near-final reslts show a much closer race in D...

Election 2010: More SF results, closer and closer races

November 2, 2010
We now have 70 percent of the precincts reporting, and some of the supervisor races are still awy, way too close to call. Janet...

Election 2010: Wiener confident in D8, but Mandelman not giving up

November 2, 2010
The mood was buoyant in Harvey’s bar in the Castro, where D8 supervisorial candidate Scott Wiener had 54 percent of the vote in early...

Election 2010: Early SF results

November 2, 2010
The absentee votes are in, and it's a very mixed bag. If trends hold, and the absentees represent the most conservative votes, Prop. B...

GOTV volunteers needed at 1261 Howard

November 2, 2010
Although the statewide picture is looking okay, here in San Francisco big money is making a major push to take over the Board of...

Guardian: Endorsements for small business in San Francisco

November 2, 2010
Alas, this year some of the small business groups and leaders in San Francisco, such as the Small Business Advocates and Scott Hauge at...

The. Rent. Is. Too. Damn. High!

A record breaking conservative private donor puts the onus on progressives to show up on November 2nd

Cash not care

Downtown groups are spending big money and making telling alliances in this election

Republican who wants to overturn rent control pumps $200,000 into district elections

October 22, 2010
Thomas J, Coates, a big time investor in apartments and mobile homes, has dropped a total of $225,000 into five independent expenditure committees that...

Downtown massively outspends progressives

October 12, 2010
With only three weeks until the election, downtown interests are massively outspending progressive groups.(Conservative estimates suggest a 5:1 ratio, based on an analysis of...

Scott Wiener’s TIC letter

October 11, 2010
EDITORS NOTE: Includes corrections, noted at the bottom of the post. Scott Wiener, candidate for district 8 supervisor, is sending out a letter to people who...

Endorsements 2010: San Francisco candidates

SUPERVISOR, DISTRICT 2 JANET REILLY Frankly, we were a little surprised by the Janet Reilly who came in to give us her pitch as a District...

Alerts

October 5, 2010
alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6 District 8 Candidate Forum Four candidates running for D8 supervisor — Bill Hemenger, Rafael Mandelman, Rebecca Prozan, and Scott Wiener — discuss the...

Downtown money hits district races

October 1, 2010
Downtown cash is pouring into the district supervisorial races.Ethics Department filings show that an alliance backed by the Chamber of Commerce, the SF Police...

The District 8 dilemma

The Castro/Noe Valley district offers the sharpest contrasts between candidates — and is getting the least attention

Plan C endorses Sweet and Moss in D10

September 21, 2010
Plan C, a group that promotes condo conversions and rails against tenant protections, claims to be working hard to elect “moderate candidates” to the...

Texas hotels more progressive than San Francisco’s?

September 20, 2010
Prop. J would increase San Francisco's hotel tax of 14 percent – which is lower than such big cities as Seattle, Chicago, and New...

Endorsement interviews: Scott Wiener

September 17, 2010
Scott Weiner has a long record in District 8. He helped build the LGBT Center, was the president of the Eureka Valley Improvement Association,...

DCCC endorsements — how the hell did this happen?

September 9, 2010
Everyone knew that the DCCC, the endorsing arm of the San Francisco Democratic Party, would have trouble choosing candidates in the heavily contested D. 10...

Eating humble pie with Glendon “Anna Conda” Hyde

August 18, 2010
It was with a sinking feeling that I read the comments that Glendon “Anna Conda” Hyde’s supporters left on the Guardian's website last week,...

Democrats divided

DCCC endorses progressive supervisorial candidates and rejects Newsom ballot measures

What DCCC questionnaires reveal about Adachi reform, sit-lie and marijuana

August 10, 2010
The DCCC makes its endorsements for the November election on August 11. And in preparation for that crucial endorsement, candidates filled out questionnaires that...

DCCC endorsements will test progressive unity

August 10, 2010
When the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee convenes tomorrow (Aug. 11) evening to vote on its endorsements for the November races and ballot...

The politics of unity and division

Why does Newsom keep stabbing the progressive Democrats whose support he needs?