San Francisco Mayor’s Race

Mark Leno

State Sen. Mark Leno Could Challenge Ed Lee In 2015 San Francisco Mayor’s Race

The race for mayor in San Francisco could become a serious showdown. Rumors of State Sen. Mark Leno challenging incumbent Mayor Ed Lee are picking up steam, and Leno is not denying the possibility of a campaign.


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SF Supervisors Consider Revamp, Repeal Of Ranked-Choice Voting

San Francisco’s ranked-choice voting system is being flushed out before the Board of Supervisors.


Ed Lee

Early Results Show Lee Ahead In San Francisco Mayor’s Race

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.


San Francisco City Hall

State Election Observers To Monitor San Francisco Vote

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.


Supervisor David Chiu (San Francisco Board of Supervisors)

Campaign Headquarters Of SF Mayoral Candidate Chiu Burglarized

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.


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Candidates Make Last-Minute Push In San Francisco

Candidates for San Francisco mayor, district attorney and sheriff were making a last-minute push ahead of Tuesday’s election.


San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Allegations Leveled Against SF Mayor’s Campaign

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.


Ed Lee

Lee Faces More Misconduct Allegations In SF Mayor’s Race

State Sen. and mayoral candidate Leland Yee on Tuesday accused interim Mayor Ed Lee of more misconduct. Lee’s campaign manager, Bill Barnes, strongly denied the accusations.


Brian Wilson, MC Hammer Star In Video Supporting San Francisco Mayor Lee

A YouTube video in support San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s re-election campaign was released Tuesday featuring local celebrities rapping to MC Hammer’s classic, “2 Legit 2 Quit.”


Ed Lee, San Francisco Mayor

Phil Matier: Political Fallout From San Francisco Mayoral Ballot Flap

Arguably, an investigation into the matter would take some time. The political fallout, on the other hand, could be near instantaneous.