Transgender Candidate of Color Running for San Francisco Democratic Party Chair Breaks BarriersA local figure who came to wider fame as a drag star is breaking barriers in Bay Area politics after she announced her candidacy to be the next chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party.
Swastikas, Hate Messages Drawn On Fremont Candidate's Campaign SignsThe race for Fremont City Council turned ugly after someone vandalized a candidate's campaign signs with a swastika and other hateful messages.
Warren Taking 'A Hard Look At Running For President' In 2020U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she'll take a "hard look at running for president" after the November elections.
San Jose Political Candidate Crashes LGBTQ Rights Press ConferenceMembers of the LGBTQ community are calling out the San Jose city council candidate for what they call hate-filled beliefs.
Conservative Republican With Bay Area Ties Running As Trump Alternative For PresidencyA conservative Republican launched his bid for the White House as an alternative to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Monday.
U.S. Senate Candidate Kamala Harris Skeptical Of Stanford Sex Assailant's Reduced SentencingCalifornia Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris expressed skepticism over sex assailant Brock Turner's reduced sentence.
Bay Area Hip Hop Artist Running For President Would Legalize Marijuana, Make Education FreeA hip hop artist from the Bay Area is out to give Donald Trump a run for his money.
Jeb Bush Takes Uber To San Francisco Startup During Bay Area VisitIt wasn't quite hipster Jeb Bush who arrived at a San Francisco startup— via ride-share service Uber— but the Republican presidential contender did his best Thursday to show he's not part of what he called the ho-hum stagnation of Washington.
Jeb Bush Plans To Take Uber During San Francisco VisitRepublican presidential candidate Jeb Bush plans to hail an Uber during his visit to San Francisco Thursday.
U.S. Senate Candidate Apologizes After 'War Cry' In Reference To Native Americans During ConventionU.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez is apologizing after a videotape surfaced showing her making a “whooping cry” in reference to Native Americans during a talk with constituents during the state Democratic Convention in Southern California this weekend.
Fiorina.org Used To Shame GOP Hopeful's Hewlett-Packard Legacy After Candidate Fails To Grab DomainCarlyForPresident.com is a slick website filled with background on Republican Presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina. Fiorina.org is not.
California’s 7th District Decides DeSaulnier’s Replacement In Tight, 3-Way State Senate Special ElectionVoters in California’s 7th District head to the polls for a special election Tuesday, to decide a new state Senator since Mark DeSaulnier was elected to replace retired veteran Congressman George Miller.
Pilot Killed In Plane Crash Leads Race For Seat On Mojave Air Space BoardA candidate for a seat on a Central California board may win his race, despite having died last month in a small plane crash.
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.
Oakland’s ‘Bottom 8’ Mayoral Candidates Say They’re Not Getting Fair News Coverage15 candidates are running for mayor of Oakland this election year, but at least eight candidates claim that they don’t get enough media coverage.