Tag Archives: Election 2012

Turnout Jumps 3 Percent, District 7 Still a Toss-Up

Updated election results show that at least 56 percent of registered city voters cast a ballot in this general election, according to the Department of Elections. While the updated results offer little news, it’s clear that the race for District 7 remains a toss-up between labor leader F.X. Crowley and Board of Education President Norman Yee, who leads with less than...

Election Results Show Jump in Voter Turnout

With 100 percent of the city’s 596 precincts reporting, the San Francisco Department of Elections has released updated election results. At least 270,056 of 502,841 registered voters cast a ballot by or on Nov. 6. Voter turnout jumped from 51 to nearly 54 percent citywide. President Obama still leads the citywide vote in the presidential race, 83 percent to Mitt Romney’s 13...

Mission Voters Cast Ballots to Reelect President Obama and Supervisor Campos

President Barack Obama clinched the nationwide vote in a nail-biting saga Tuesday night, marking the beginning of a new term that will be defined by lingering unemployment rates, a looming deficit, rising global superpowers and proxy wars in the Middle East. “Tonight, in this election, you, the American people, reminded us that while our road has been hard, while our...

LIVE BLOG: 2012 California Election Results

Once the polls close, this interactive California graphic will update with real-time election results as Golden State votes are counted. Watch the results roll in beginning at 8 p.m. PST. Find out how Californians cast their votes for president, U.S. Senate, Congress, the state assembly, the state senate and all of the state propositions.

Where to Watch Election Coverage

Without a TV? Or just want to enjoy the election coverage with a drink in hand? Head to one of these places tonight, some of which have deals. Bissap Baobab Village 3372-3386 19th St., 5-10 p.m. Free buffet. Brick and Mortar Music Hall 1710 Mission St., 9 p.m. Music by DJs Amy Brown and Primo, eats by Soul Groove, and...

Election 2012 vs. 2008: The Thrill Is Gone

Four years ago, voters turned out in record numbers to cast ballots in an election that would result in America’s first black president. Voters repeated words like “hope” and “change.” Barack Obama is again vying for the presidency, but this time people are less enthusiastic. The sentiments of voters on the street in the Mission District have changed; watch this...