Councilwoman Libby Schaaf’s supporters were excited, but by no means was she declaring victory Tuesday night. With only 25% of the vote counted, she led the race with 25% of the vote.
Three of Oakland’s mayoral candidates are forming an alliance to try to take advantage of the city’s ranked-choice voting system.
Neither of two dueling proposals to change San Francisco’s ranked-choice voting system will go on the June ballot, the city’s Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday.
Next week, San Francisco voters will elect a new mayor with a system many of them still don’t quite understand.
More than half of the respondents in a poll commissioned by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce said they don’t understand how their vote counts on a ranked-choice ballot.