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PHOTOS: Submit Your Own Pictures From Election Night

Posted 11.07.2012 | San Francisco

For the second time in four years, San Francisco elected Barack Obama as President of the United States of America. Though the streets didn't erupt...

PHOTOS: A Century Of San Francisco Elections

sfpllogo_hires | Posted 01.06.2013 | San Francisco

Happy Election Day! We hope you joined the hundreds of thousands of San Franciscans who cast their votes around town to help shape the future of ou...

Will San Francisco End Its Controversial Ranked-Choice Voting System?

| Posted 01.16.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams Ranked-choice voting was the cure for what ails American politics, boos...

Aaron Sankin

The Results Are In: San Francisco Has A New Mayor, Sheriff, District Attorney

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.09.2012 | San Francisco

At the conclusion of ranked-choice voting, it looks like Ed Lee will be able to take the "Interim" out of his title and become San Francisco's first A...

Mister Mayor? Not So Fast

AP | BETH DUFF-BROWN and MARCUS WOHLSEN | Posted 01.09.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Interim Mayor Ed Lee is poised to become San Francisco's first elected Asian-American mayor. With some 85 percent of the vote c...

Aaron Sankin

San Francisco Votestravaganza!

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.07.2012 | San Francisco

Update:With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Ed Lee is still way out in front but a ranked-choice voting shakeup could put John Avalos or possibly ...

Aaron Sankin

Mayoral Candidate's Campaign Office Robbed On Eve Of Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.07.2012 | San Francisco

Early Sunday morning, thieves broke into the Nob Hill campaign office of mayoral hopeful David Chiu and stole thousands of dollars in computer equipme...

So What's Up With This Rank Choice Voting System?

AP | By BETH DUFF-BROWN | Posted 01.07.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Karla Jones knows that voting in the upcoming election for San Francisco mayor won't be as simple as completing the arrow next to one...

THE GAV HAS CHOSEN: Gavin Newsom Announces Mayoral Endorsement

AP | BETH DUFF-BROWN | Posted 12.24.2011 | San Francisco

Beth Duff-Brown, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is endorsing his hand-picked successor for the mayor's of...

'Just The Tip Of The Iceberg'

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.23.2011 | San Francisco

On Friday, at a makeshift Chinatown voting area set up by an independent expenditure committee supporting Mayor Ed Lee, witnesses reported seeing evid...

San Francisco's Elections Are Almost Here -- And Facebook Can Help

| Posted 12.19.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Erin Sherbert Long gone should be the days of those wasteful and cumbersome vote...