Lieutenant Governor

San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco Supervisors Approve Process To Pick Next Mayor

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday night decided on a process on how to pick an interim mayor to replace Lt. Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, but shelved choosing the new mayor for at least two more weeks.

CBS San Francisco–11/23/2010

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Want To Choose New Mayor Sooner Than Later

There’s a move underway at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to select a new Mayor now, rather than wait until Gavin Newsom leaves office in January.


San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (AP)

Gavin Newsom’s Political Future Brightens With Lt. Governor Win

The mayor best-known for opening City Hall to same-sex weddings won decisively last week to be the state’s next lieutenant governor.

CBS San Francisco–11/07/2010

Gavin Newsom and Kamala Harris

Newsom Wins Lt. Governor, Harris Trails For AG

Democratic rising star Gavin Newsom declared victory late Tuesday night in his bid for California lieutenant governor, while San Francisco’s top prosecutor Kamala Harris trailed in the state attorney general’s race.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

Jerry Brown, Barbara Boxer, marijuana joint

CBS 5 Poll: Dems Win Senate & Governor Seats, Prop 19 Close Call

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5) — With just one day until election day, a new CBS 5 KPIX-TV poll shows Democrats as the likely winners for California’s races for U.S. Senate, governor and lieutenant governor. The […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/01/2010

Lt Gov. Abel Maldonado and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (AP)

Field Poll Shows Tight Races For California’s Lt. Governor and Attorney General

The latest Field polls suggest Gavin Newsom has slightly increased his lead over Abel Maldonado in the lieutenant governor’s race and Kamala Harris is still trailing in the race for California attorney general.


Attorney General Jerry Brown, Senator Barbara Boxer

CBS 5 Poll: Brown & Boxer Lead; Prop. 19 Failing

A new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll released Tuesday showed Democrats Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer leading, while Proposition 19 is no longer favored among likely voters.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010

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

SF Democrats Locked In Tight State Races

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and District Attorney Kamala Harris both have plenty of work to do if they hope to be elected to statewide office.


Lt Gov. Abel Maldonado and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (AP)

Cyberspace Serves As Battleground For Lt. Governor Candidates

YouTube appeared to be the go-to place for Democratic San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and his Republican rival, Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado. Both campaigns posted videos online this week. Neither video minced words.


U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CBS 5 Poll: Marijuana Proponents May Tilt Election For Boxer

Voters who strongly support legalizing marijuana in California may also be tilting the vote in the U.S. Senate race slightly in favor of incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll released Tuesday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/19/2010