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Mid-Term Election Turnout Will Be over 70 Percent in San Francisco

Mid-Term Election Turnout Will Be over 70 Percent in San Francisco

As of this afternoon, 252,845 of the ballots cast by San Francisco voters in this past Tuesday’s election have been tallied, which equates to 50.5 percent of the potential 500,516 votes, as newly mapped by precinct turnout above. But with around 124,000 vote-by-mail or provisional ballots that have yet... Read More »

Election Results and Turnout in San Francisco (UPDATED)

Election Results and Turnout in San Francisco (UPDATED)

Based on a tally of 221,151 votes, which now includes all 102,345 ballots cast at polling places along with 118,806 of a potential 320,207 vote-by-mail ballots which had been processed prior to the election, here are the preliminary results for the real estate related ballot measures we’re tracking: Proposition... Read More »

#Vote2018

As of yesterday, roughly 500,400 people were registered to vote in San Francisco, down from 513,400 the day before the election in 2016; 366,000 mail-in ballots had been issued for today’s election (up from 346,000 at the same time in 2016); and 126,200 ballots had been returned (down from... Read More »

San Francisco Officially Endorses Expansion of Rent Control

As we first reported earlier this year: If adopted by voters in November, California Proposition 10 would overturn the state’s Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act which prevents rent control from applying to single-family homes, condos or any multifamily building which received a certificate of occupancy after January of 1995 (or... Read More »

Supervisors Aim to Cement Support for Expansion of Rent Control

If adopted by voters in November, California Proposition 10 would overturn the state’s Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act which prevents rent control from applying to single-family homes, condos or any multifamily building which received a certificate of occupancy after January of 1995 (or earlier if a city had already adopted... Read More »

San Francisco’s Certified Election Results and Key Numbers

San Francisco’s Certified Election Results and Key Numbers

San Francisco’s Department of Elections has just finished their final review of the 253,583 ballot cast in the June 5 election and certified the election results. With 481,991 registered voters in San Francisco, the final effective turnout was an above average 52.61 percent. And while we had projected London... Read More »

London Breed Wins SF Mayoral Race (UPDATED)

London Breed Wins SF Mayoral Race (UPDATED)

With a total of 244,398 ballots having now been tallied, representing 50.71 percent of 482,000 potential votes, London Breed has extended her lead in San Francisco’s mayoral race to 1,861 votes. And while there are an estimated 7,800 ballots remaining to be processed, based on the trend for the... Read More »

London Breed Takes the Lead in SF Mayoral Race (Updated)

London Breed Takes the Lead in SF Mayoral Race (Updated)

With an additional 55,407 mail-in ballots having now been tallied and added to the Election Day count, which, in total, now account for 209,697 (43.51 percent) of roughly 480,000 potential votes, London Breed has taken the lead in San Francisco’s mayoral race by a margin of 498 votes with... Read More »

Leno’s Lead Down to 144 Votes in SF Mayoral Race

Leno’s Lead Down to 144 Votes in SF Mayoral Race

With an additional 32,194 mail-in ballots having now been tallied and added to the Election Day count, which, in total, now accounts for 186,484 (38.69 percent) of roughly 480,000 potential votes, Mark Leno’s lead over London Breed in San Francisco’s mayoral race has narrowed to 144 with an estimated... Read More »

Leno’s Lead Down to 255 Votes in SF Mayoral Race

Leno’s Lead Down to 255 Votes in SF Mayoral Race

With an additional 12,719 mail-in ballots having been tallied and added to the election day count, which now accounts for 167,009 (35 percent) of roughly 480,000 potential votes, Mark Leno’s lead over London Breed in San Francisco’s mayoral race has narrowed to 255 with an estimated 79,000 ballots waiting... Read More »