Politics

Political Notebook: Gay SF treasurer Cisneros hopes electoral luck returns in 2024

Political Notebook: Gay SF treasurer Cisneros hopes electoral luck returns in 2024

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 27, 2024

Ahead of St. Patrick's Day gay San Francisco Treasurer-Tax Collector José Cisneros helped welcome to town gay Ireland Senator Jerry Buttimer, who as leader of his chamber is known as Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann.

Gay Assemblymember Low falls another vote behind in US House bid

Gay Assemblymember Low falls another vote behind in US House bid

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 26, 2024

As of Tuesday evening, gay Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Cupertino) is now two votes short in his bid to survive the primary race.

Gay Assemblymember Low back to being one vote short in US House bid

Gay Assemblymember Low back to being one vote short in US House bid

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 25, 2024

South Bay U.S. House primary race with gay Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Cupertino) is coming down to the wire with a dwindling number of ballots left to count.

Out in the World: US Senate confirms Maloney as ambassador; Biden OKs Pride flag ban

Out in the World: US Senate confirms Maloney as ambassador; Biden OKs Pride flag ban

  • POLITICS
  • by Heather Cassell
  • Mar 25, 2024

Gay former New York congressmember Sean Patrick Maloney is the new U.S. representative to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which carries the rank of ambassador.

Political Notes: With DCCC race results, Breed could have edge for SF Dems endorsement

Political Notes: With DCCC race results, Breed could have edge for SF Dems endorsement

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 25, 2024

With moderates set to have a majority on the body that runs the San Francisco Democratic Party, they will have a large sway over which candidates running in November races the local party will endorse.

US House race lead evaporates for gay Assemblymember Low

US House race lead evaporates for gay Assemblymember Low

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 22, 2024

The primary for an open South Bay House seat is one of the closest contests remaining in California.

Gay Morgan Hill Councilmember Spring won't seek reelection

Gay Morgan Hill Councilmember Spring won't seek reelection

Gay Morgan Hill City Councilmember Rene Spring announced Friday that he will not seek reelection to a third term this year.

Vote count nears end in close South Bay congressional race

Vote count nears end in close South Bay congressional race

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 21, 2024

The vote count is nearing an end in the South Bay congressional contest where gay Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Cupertino) has been hanging onto a bare-bones lead for second place in recent days.

Gay Assemblymember Low clings to slight lead in South Bay House bid

Gay Assemblymember Low clings to slight lead in South Bay House bid

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 20, 2024

Gay Assemblymember Low clings to slight lead in South Bay House bid.

CA LGBTQ legislative caucus set to increase

CA LGBTQ legislative caucus set to increase

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 20, 2024

Of the historic 30 LGBTQ California legislative candidates who ran in the March 5 primary, more than half are moving on to the fall ballot.

Hansen concedes in Sacramento mayor's race; Low leads by 2 votes in Bay Area House contest

Hansen concedes in Sacramento mayor's race; Low leads by 2 votes in Bay Area House contest

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 19, 2024

Gay former Sacramento city councilmember Steve Hansen has lost his mayoral bid.

Gay Assemblymember Low short 12 votes in South Bay House bid

Gay Assemblymember Low short 12 votes in South Bay House bid

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 18, 2024

South Bay U.S. House race with gay Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Cupertino) still too close to call nearly two weeks after March 5 primary.

Political Notebook: SF backers host fundraiser for out Oregon House candidate Morales

Political Notebook: SF backers host fundraiser for out Oregon House candidate Morales

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 18, 2024

San Francisco supporters of queer Oregon House candidate Eddy Morales are hosting a fundraiser for him this weekend. Their aim is to help him clinch his Democratic primary contest on May 21.

Updated: Gay Assemblymember Low down 20 votes in South Bay House race

Updated: Gay Assemblymember Low down 20 votes in South Bay House race

  • POLITICS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 15, 2024

As the number of ballots left to count dwindles down, it remains too close to call if gay Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Cupertino) has survived the primary for an open South Bay U.S. House seat.