Election Coverage

San Franciscans in front of City Hall rally in support of Proposition A. Photo by Erica Hellerstein.

Parcel Tax Proposition May Decide Fate of City College

Proponents of Proposition A, a parcel tax on November’s ballot to fund City College of San Francisco, say that without the ballot measure hundreds of college classes will be eliminated. Opponents argue that taxpayers shouldn’t...
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Prop. F to Decide the Fate of Hetchy Hetchy’s Water

The question of where San Francisco will get its water and energy is addressed this upcoming election by Proposition F, which requires the city to create an $8 million plan to drain the Hetch Hetchy...
Nestor Cuellas helps city residents complete voter registration forms at the 16th Street Bart Station on Oct. 22, the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election.

Mission, Citywide Voter Registration at Historic High

In a final sprint to the finish line, President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are playing retail politics, courting thousands of undecided voters in key battleground states. While candidates overlook California — a...
Host Erick Arguello, President of the Lower 24th Street Merchants and Neighbors Association, hangs up signs at a fundraiser for District 9 Supervisor David Campos at 780 Cafe.

Unopposed, Campos Runs Hard and Builds War Chest

Two dozen supporters gathered one recent Thursday evening at 780 Cafe on Valencia Street for a fundraiser for District 9 Supervisor David Campos. Amid speeches and live music, drinks and Mexican food, the campaign staff...
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2012 Elections: Live Coverage of Second Presidential Debate

Mission Local is covering the second presidential debate live. [View the story "2012 Elections: Live Coverage of Second Presidential Debate" on Storify]
Amy Bacharach, far right, listens to a question from a member of the audience. Eight of ten candidates vying for four seats on the City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees took questions during a panel debate on Friday at the New America Media office.

City College Board of Trustee Candidates Debate Amid Accreditation Troubles

Whether the fiscal and managerial troubles that have brought the City College of San Francisco’s accreditation into question threatens the school’s ability to remain open varies depending upon whom you ask. “The threat is real,”...