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Bay Guardian endorsement interview: Angela Alioto

As part of our endorsement process, we are posting our interviews with the candidates. The interviews are undedited. Alioto talked to us about the tech boom, her position on Tasers, her history in the city, and how she would address homelessness. Among other things, she argued that Tasers will prevent police shootings -- although that's not how they are likely to...

Election 2020 Clip-Out Guide to take to the polls (or vote from home)

Biden for President, Fielder for Senate, Yes on 21, I, K, and L: Our handy voting guide for a crucial election.

Guardian endorsements: A quick guide

For a full explanation of Guardian endorsements, see here. For an easily printable, PDF version of this guide, click here. President: Bernie Sanders US Senate: Kamala Harris Congress, D 12: Nancy Pelosi State Senate, D 11: Jane Kim Superior Court Judge: Victor Hwang State Assembly, District 17: No endorsement State Assembly, District 19: Phil Ting Prop. 50: Yes Prop. AA: No Prop. A: Yes Prop. B: No Prop C: Yes, yes, yes Prop....


CLICK HERE FOR OUR CLEAN SLATE VOTER GUIDE TO TAKE TO THE POLLS.  The two most important things on the November ballot are state Proposition 10 and San Francisco Proposition C. Both would address the housing crisis; both are desperately needed. Prop. 10 would overturn one of the worst examples of a bad trend in California: The state Legislature likes to...


It’s an old political saw, but it’s worth discussing: Are you better off today in San Francisco that you were five years ago? If you’re a tenant, or a person making a middle-class income or less, or if you ride Muni, or if you care about homelessness and displacement, the answer is almost certainly worse. The agenda that the late...

East Bay Endorsements

We don’t have the bandwidth to do for our friends across the Bay the detailed work we did in San Francisco, so we aren’t going to weigh in on every single race and every single ballot measure. That wouldn’t be fair to anyone. But we want to make a few key endorsements – and they reflect our longstanding efforts to...

Our handy clipout guide for the March 3 primary

Here are the Bay Guardian endorsements in a handy print-out guide to take to the polls. For our full endorsements, click here.  President: Bernie Sanders Congress, D 12: No recommendation State Senate, D 11: Jackie Fielder State Assembly, D17: No endorsement State Assembly, D19: No endorsement Superior Court Judge, Seat 1: Maria Evangelista Superior Court Judge, Seat 18: Michelle Tong Superior Court Judge, Seat 21: Carolyn Gold San...

Our print-out guide to take to the polls

***NOTE THESE ENDORSEMENTS ARE FOR THE JUNE ELECTIONS. THE NOVEMBER ELECTION GUIDE CAN BE FOUND HERE. Here's a simple guide to all of our endorsements: DOWNLOAD HERE: GUARDIAN CLEAN SLATE JUNE 2018 MAYOR Jane Kim and Mark Leno (you can vote for them both) SUPERVISOR, DISTRICT 8 Rafael Mandelman SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE Seat 4: Phoenix Streets Seat 7: Maria Evangelista Seat 9: Kwixuan Maloof Seat 11: Niki Solis STATEWIDE...

VOTE Jan 8 to reform the Democratic Party!

The Democratic Party controls California – and yet, this deep-blue state still suffers under Prop 13, still allows landlords to control the political agenda (at the cost of thousands of evictions and a homeless epidemic), and is going to struggle to create an effective response to Donald Trump. That’s because the California Democratic Party is still a corporate-run operation, dominated...

Opinion: The progressive case for Measure AA

Editor's note: The Bay Guardian endorsed against Measure AA. You can read our argument here. This is a response by Supervisors John Avalos, David Campos, and Aaron Peskin San Francisco progressives stand united in our commitment to protect and restore San Francisco Bay, the Bay Area’s defining feature and greatest natural treasure. That’s why we strongly support Measure AA, our region’s...