SF Supervisors Stall Plans To Amend Ranked-Choice VotingNeither 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.
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.
Closer Look: Criticism Mounting Over Ranked Choice Voting Rank Choice Voting is not without its critics or champions. Those in favor of the practice claim it saves money, decreases negative campaigning and brings out more voters to the polls.
Post-Election, San Francisco Mayor Lee Looks To Tackle His To-Do ListWith the ranked choice ballots calculated, voters are now looking for SF's Mayor Ed Lee to fulfill his campaign promises and deal with a city-wide eight percent unemployment rate.
Ed Lee Takes Commanding Lead In San Francisco Mayor's RaceSan Franciscans appeared poised late Wednesday afternoon to elect their first Asian-American mayor as a result of an instant ranked-choice voting system that was launched when no candidate got a majority of Tuesday's vote.
Gascon, Mirkarimi Likely Winners For SF District Attorney, SheriffSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, former SFPD chief, held a commanding lead in his bid for election, while ranked-choice votes also showed that Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi was likely to become San Francisco's new sheriff.
San Francisco Supervisors Propose Repeal of Ranked-Choice VotingA charter amendment proposal was introduced at San Francisco City Hall Tuesday which would put an end to the city's experiment with rank choice voting.
Appeals Court Upholds SF's Ranked-Choice VotingThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a lower court's ruling that San Francisco's "instant runoff" elections are constitutional.