Mayor’s Race

Gun-Toting, Foul-Mouthed Fringe Candidate Gets Votes In Oakland Mayoral RaceOne of the 15 candidates in the Oakland mayor's race, who gained some notoriety after he was featured in a TV segment by talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, managed to glean a few hundred votes despite his views which include the Internet being a tool for masturbation and using horses as a form of alternative urban transportation.
Libby Schaaf Declares Victory In Oakland Mayor’s Race; Challenger Calls Announcement 'Premature'After Alameda County elections officials released preliminary instant runoff results at about 2:15 a.m. Tuesday morning, Oakland City Councilman Libby Schaaf declared victory in the race. But, a spokesman for Rebecca Kaplan, another city councilwman, told the San Francisco Chronicle that Schaaf's announcement is "premature."
Former San Jose Police Chiefs Say Pension Reforms Have Created A Public Safety Crisis Four former San Jose police chiefs announced their support for county supervisor Dave Cortese in the mayor's race on Thursday citing crime and police staffing as the two of the main issues in the campaign. Mayor Chuck Reed, however, is endorsing Councilman Sam Liccardo and has dismissed the chiefs’ endorsement as political theater.
City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Joins Crowded Oakland Mayor’s RaceKaplan becomes the 17th candidate, joining an already crowded field of candidates looking to unseat Mayor Jean Quan in November.
San Jose Voters To Select From Crowded Field Of Mayoral Candidates To Replace Termed-Out Mayor ReedTuesday’s primary election will decide the top voter-getters for a new San Jose mayor as Mayor Chuck Reed ends his eight-year tenure.
KCBS Campaign 2014 Special Report: San Jose Mayor’s RaceThe five main candidates to replace Mayor Chuck Reed include four members of the city council and one candidate who sits on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.
Lone Republican Candidate Withdraws From San Jose Mayor’s RaceSan Jose City Councilmember Pete Constant decided on Tuesday to withdraw from consideration in the 2014 mayor’s race.
San Francisco Interim Mayor Ed Lee Announces He's RunningInterim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is expected to announce Monday that he will, after all, run for mayor in November.
KCBS In Depth: San Francisco Issues With Mayor Ed LeeAn interview with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on whether he will be a part of the upcoming mayoral race and some of the hot button topics and issues facing the city of San Francisco.
Support Grows For Leland Yee’s SF Mayoral CampaignState Senator Leland Yee appears to be the early front runner in the San Francisco mayoral race, as he has gathered more than twice the number of signatures than his closest opponents.
San Francisco Mayoral Candidates Strike Cordial Tone In 1st DebateNine candidates for San Francisco Mayor participated in the first debate of the campaign season, at the Mayoral Forum on Service on the USF campus Thursday.
Supervisor Avalos To Join Crowded San Francisco Mayor's RaceSupervisor Avalos said in a statement that he decided to run after discussing the matter with friends and family over the past few months.