San Francisco Mayor’s Race

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SF Mayoral Candidates Call For Elections Monitors, Question Early Voting

Candidates vying for the San Francisco’s mayor’s seat are requesting federal and state monitors for the Nov. 8 election after allegations of ballot tampering in early voting.


Interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

SF Mayor Lee Wins High School Mock Election; Gascon Trounced

San Francisco’s young people want their interim mayor to stick around for a full term but not their district attorney, according to results of a survey of the city’s public high school students released Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–10/18/2011

A dog walker escorts dogs along the beach at Crissy Field near the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Dog Owners Get Politically-Minded

They say every dog has its day. In San Francisco, a growing group of politically-minded dog owners certainly hopes it’s true for them.


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

San Francisco DA Investigates Lee Campaign Donations

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said Wednesday he has opened a criminal investigation into allegations that donors to interim Mayor Ed Lee’s campaign laundered money.


Few Turning Out For Early Voting

San Francisco Candidates Fill Out Ballots As Early Voting Begins

Early voting started Tuesday for San Francisco’s Nov. 8 election and many candidates took advantage, filling out their ballots at City Hall.


Candidates for San Francisco mayor appear at a debate at the City Club of San Francisco, October 10, 2011. (CBS)

Few Distinctions In Latest San Francisco Mayoral Debate

The 11 candidates vying to be the next mayor of San Francisco all sounded remarkably similar Monday as they fielded questions about transportation, jobs, homelessness, even public nudity.


San Francisco City Hall. (CBS)

San Francisco Early Voting Begins Tuesday

Tuesday marks the first day of early voting in the November election in San Francisco, in which voters will decide the city’s new mayor, district attorney and sheriff, as well as several propositions.


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

SF City Attorney Calls For Investigation Of Contributions To Lee Campaign

One of Mayor Ed Lee’s rivals has called on local, state and federal prosecutors to investigate several questionable donations to his campaign from employees at an airport shuttle company.


John Avalos

San Francisco Dog Owner’s PAC Makes Endorsement In Mayor’s Race

The political action committee devoted to San Francisco dog owners has endorsed mayoral candidate John Avalos in the upcoming election.


San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opponents Criticize San Francisco District Attorney For ‘Conflict of Interest’

District Attorney George Gascon’s opponents said he had a conflict of interest when deciding not to investigate the “Run, Ed, Run” campaign.