There are only five San Francisco propositions on the November ballot, but they could have lasting effects on city policy.
The B.A.R. has made the following endorsements for the November 6 election. Write-ups for SF races, Oakland races, other LGBT candidates, and SF Ballot measures have been published. Check the Opinion section.
From standing up to Trump to implementing a creative strategy to help homeless people, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf deserves a second term.
Throughout the Bay Area there are gay, lesbian, and bi candidates running for city council seats (and one Board of Supervisors race).
It's about time that a transgender person was elected to the San Francisco Board of Education.
First of all, we were impressed with the three leading candidates for the BART District 8 seat. Janice Li, Jonathan Lyens, and Melanie Nutter all told us about important changes they believe will improve the regional transit system.
City College of San Francisco is improving and headed in the right direction. We're endorsing incumbents Thea Selby and John Rizzo, and newcomer Victor Olivieri, Ph.D. All are straight allies.
This November's Board of Supervisors elections will usher in at least three new members, as veteran Supervisors Jane Kim in District 6 and Malia Cohen in District 10 are termed out of office and District 4 Supervisor Katy Tang decided not to run.