The race for the next District 1 supervisor is heating up as election day in November draws closer. Three candidates are emerging as the top fundraisers for their respective campaigns; two of them are running neck-and-neck for the lead.
The Richmond District Democratic Club (an organization of 60 residents) has already endorsed a candidate – and they endorsed this candidate (Connie Chan) less than one month after the supervisor candidate filing deadline and without including two of the candidates on the endorsement ballot.
District 1 Supervisor Candidate Forum to be held online on May 6, 2020.
On its website, the Common Sense Party is framed as a needed antidote to the lack of choices in California, the polarized nature of the two-party system and the inefficiencies of current government.
At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Gordon Mar announced a Charter Amendment for the November 2020 ballot to prohibit the Mayor from appointing declared candidates to the office they’re running for within 90 days of their election.
Links to candidates’ statements. SF Board of Supervisors, District 5.
I immigrated to the bay area in 2003; in 2017, I suffered with homelessness along with approximately 8,000 citizens of San Francisco. I would not have been able to persevere through these tough times without the help of caring individuals within the community and my loving family.
Increasingly, it seems like every proposal at City Hall is meant to silence neighborhood voices and turn our neighborhoods over to the highest bidder. Meanwhile, struggling small businesses get little to no help from City Hall.
Today, San Francisco faces big challenges and I’m proud to serve our community as District 5’s supervisor – fighting for affordable housing, solutions to the homeless crisis and keeping our vibrant neighborhoods moving, clean and green.
2019 candidates for SF district attorney share their views before the upcoming election.
We see around us every day that what’s happening on our streets isn’t working. We lead the nation in burglaries, larcenies and car thefts, yet only one arrest is made for every six crimes reported.
San Francisco is not just where I’m from; it’s part of who I am. It’s where I rode Muni to my public schools – including Frank McCoppin Elementary, Alamo Elementary and Roosevelt Middle School – and it’s where I’m raising my family in the Sunset.
When it comes to homelessness, car break-ins and police accountability, the San Francisco district attorney’s office has been part of the problem – I’m running to make it part of the solution.
This is a unique moment in American and San Francisco history. It is the first time in a lifetime when there is a broad national consensus that the criminal justice system is broken. It needs drastic reform.
Four candidates running to become San Francisco’s next district attorney (D.A.) took the stage at the Richmond Recreation Center on July 17 to pitch their ideas on how to make the city safer and more just.