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Leno rules out 2019 mayoral run

Leno rules out 2019 mayoral run

By Matthew S. Bajko

Despite losing the special mayoral election in June by 1.1 percentage points to London Breed, gay former state senator Mark Leno has ruled out challenging her in 2019 when she seeks a full, four-year term.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | September 19, 2018

By endorsing in a number of Alameda County races last week, the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club was met with condemnation from East Bay Democratic leaders.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 19, 2018

David Campos has often spoken about coming to the United States from Guatemala as an undocumented immigrant at the age of 14. He went on to become a citizen, graduate from Stanford then Harvard Law School, and serve on the San Francisco Board of Superviso


By Lisa Keen | September 19, 2018

LGBT groups have been among those calling for the Senate Judiciary Committee to delay its vote on the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 19, 2018

At its meeting Tuesday night the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club rescinded its endorsement of Fiona Ma in her bid this November for state treasurer.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 17, 2018

East Bay LGBT Dems endorse Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf but remain split over Assembly race with lesbian candidate Jovanka Beckles.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 12, 2018

The personal has proved to be political for San Francisco Supervisor Catherine Stefani since being appointed in January as the representative for Cow Hollow, the Marina, Russian Hill, and Pacific Heights.


By Alex Madison | September 12, 2018

There are five out LGBT candidates in the race for seats on the Berkeley City Council.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 12, 2018

A gay lawyer running for Fremont City Council against a school board member who opposed the teaching of LGBT-inclusive sex education has picked up the support of the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club.


By Lisa Keen | September 12, 2018

It was the third day of a four-day confirmation hearing for federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh to join the U.S. Supreme Court before a senator really pressed hard for him to account for his commitment to equal rights for LGBT people.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 10, 2018

Lesbian Democratic Party official is seeking a rural New Mexico statehouse seat.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 5, 2018

A trio of out candidates is seeking election in November to seats on the Oakland City Council, including a pair of political newcomers inspired to run for office following the election of President Donald Trump two years ago.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 5, 2018

The state's main LGBT advocacy group has endorsed two out candidates running in the East Bay this November, as well as a queer woman running to represent San Francisco on the board that oversees the regional BART transit agency.


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