Campaign 2010

Homeless man in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Haight-Ashbury Merchants See Results From Sit-Lie Ordinance

Prop L allows police officers to cite individuals for sitting, lounging or panhandling on a sidewalk in San Francisco without a citizen’s complaint having first been lodged.


$46M Spent On Failed California Global Warming Measure

More than $46 million was spent for and against a failed November ballot measure that would have suspended California’s landmark global warming law, according to campaign finance reports filed Monday.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011

ballot box

Stolen San Francisco Ballots Won’t Be Counted

Sixty-seven San Francisco ballots, stolen from a precinct on Cayuga Street on election night and later recovered, will not be counted.


California Attorney General candidates Steve Cooley (left) and Kamala Harris (Kevork Djansezian/Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cooley Concedes California Attorney General Race To Kamala Harris

Republican Steve Cooley is conceding the California attorney general’s race to Kamala Harris, giving Democrats a sweep of all statewide offices.

CBS San Francisco–11/24/2010

Jerry McNerney, David Harmer

McNerney Holds Off Harmer In Congressional Vote Count

Democratic Rep. Jerry McNerney has been re-elected to a third term in a Northern California congressional district, fending off a challenge from Republican David Harmer.

CBS San Francisco–11/24/2010

Meg Whitman and Nicky Diaz.

California Nurses Union Reportedly Helped Expose Whitman’s Maid

A powerful California union brought to light the illegal immigrant former housekeeper of billionaire gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman, according to a newspaper report.

CBS San Francisco–11/23/2010

San Francisco City Hall (Hector Mata/Getty Images)

New San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Takes Shape

All four contested races for San Francisco supervisor appear to have been settled after some candidates claimed victory and others conceded in response to the latest release of elections results on Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–11/17/2010

California Attorney General candidates Steve Cooley (left) and Kamala Harris (Kevork Djansezian/Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Harris, Cooley Closely Monitor Vote Tally In AG Race

Democrat Kamala Harris of San Francisco retained a 30,000-vote lead Tuesday over Republican Steve Cooley of Los Angeles in the race for state attorney general.

CBS San Francisco–11/16/2010

Cassidy Wins San Leandro Mayor’s Race By 172 Votes

Consumer protection attorney Stephen Cassidy has edged out incumbent Tony Santos in the San Leandro mayor’s race by 172 votes in ranked-choice balloting.

CBS San Francisco–11/12/2010

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris at a 2008 press conference. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Harris Regains Slight Lead In Attorney General’s Race, McNerney Holds On

Democrat Kamala Harris has regained a slight lead over her Republican opponent in the California attorney general’s race.

CBS San Francisco–11/12/2010