Leland Yee arrived at his campaign party defiantly hopeful despite being in fifth place. “The night is still young, and we continue to wait for the results,” he told reporters outside.
Then he went inside to a party packed with young volunteers and told them: “I’ve never had a better crew of individuals -- and a younger crew of individuals -- than in this election.” He said his campaign accomplished a lot: “No longer will San Francisco be run by machine politics. No longer will the power brokers run City Hall.”
We’re not sure how he arrived at that conclusion.