San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon appears set to hold onto his seat although he did not reach a majority in the initial round of the ranked-choice voting process in Tuesday’s election.
Veteran City Councilman Alan Nagy will be Newark’s first new mayor in 33 years, easily winning a three-candidate contest to replace David Smith, who announced earlier this year that he would not seek re-election.
Only one of two dueling measures to reform the pensions of San Francisco city workers was passed by voters Tuesday—a collaborative proposal crafted by various city officials and labor and business leaders.
Interim Mayor Ed Lee held a wide lead Tuesday against a diverse slate of candidates, in a mayor’s race that could take days to settle.
Many Bay Area voters were headed to the polls Tuesday, but that wasn’t technically the case in Santa Clara County, home to one of the highest local percentages of absentee voting.
Federal elections monitors will observe voting practices at Alameda County polling places Tuesday to ensure minority voters have equal access to information at the polls, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday.
The California Secretary of State is sending election observers to San Francisco on Tuesday to oversee poll workers and voters as they cast their ballots.
The campaign headquarters for San Francisco mayoral candidate and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu was burglarized and vandalized on Sunday night, campaign officials said Monday.
Candidates for San Francisco mayor, district attorney and sheriff were making a last-minute push ahead of Tuesday’s election.
City Attorney Dennis Herrera and other mayoral candidates are calling on the district attorney to investigate new money laundering allegations against supporters of Mayor Ed Lee’s mayoral campaign.