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Bay Guardian endorsement interview: Jane Kim

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As part of our endorsement process, we are posting interviews with all of the mayoral candidates. The interviews are unedited. Kim talked to us about the Twitter tax break and said that at the time, it was important to encourage investment in the city, and she has no regrets. But she is concerned about the way the tech boom impacted...

EDITORIAL: Vote for Kim and Leno (or Leno and Kim) to save San Francisco

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The early indications are that turnout in the June 5 election will be low. According to Joe Eskenazi, who has a daily text-message service, as of May 27, 43,000 ballots have been returned; at that point in June 2016, 63,500 ballots had been turned in. So every single vote is going to matter. You can vote this weekend at City...

Our Clean Slate Voters’ Guide for the November 2018 election

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Print this guide out here. Read our endorsements here. BAY GUARDIAN ENDORSEMENTS Governor: No endorsement Lt. Governor: No endorsements Secretary of State: Alex Padilla Controller: Betty Yee Treasurer: No endorsement Attorney General: Xavier Becerra Insurance Commissioner: Ricardo Lara Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond US Senator: Kevin De Leon Congress, District 12: Nancy Pelosi State Assembly, District 17: No endorsement State Assembly, District 19: Phil Ting STATE PROPOSITIONS Proposition 1: Yes Proposition 2: Yes Proposition 3: No Proposition 4:...

East Bay Endorsements

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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...

ENDORSEMENTS 2019

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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...

ENDORSEMENTS 2018

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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...

ENDORSEMENTS: Kim for state Senate, Sanders for President, Yes on C …

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PLEASE NOTE: THESE ENDORSEMENTS WERE FOR THE JUNE 2016 PRIMARIES -- FOR OUR NOVEMBER ENDORSEMENTS, CLICK HERE.  The Democratic primary season is almost over. It’s almost certain that Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee (and, for the sake of the nation, we hope she will be the next president). But it’s critical that people still go to the polls...

Guardian endorsements: A quick guide

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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....

Putting tenants first in the Democratic Party

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“That’s Sacramento” the old timers say, as they shake their heads. For the entire time that I’ve worked on housing justice in San Francisco, housing activists have told me about about our inability, year after year, decade after decade to defeat the Ellis Act and Costa Hawkins, two laws that were written for and by the real estate industry...

Bay Guardian endorsement interview: Angela Alioto

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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...