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Online Extra: Political Notes: LGBT group to seek censure of CA Senate candidate

Online Extra: Political Notes: LGBT group to seek censure of CA Senate candidate

Equality California plans to call on the California Democratic Party to censure a state Senate candidate for what it considers to be homophobic campaign tactics, the Bay Area Reporter has learned.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | August 14, 2019

San Francisco's only LGBT citywide municipal officeholder is all but assured of re-election this year, as Treasurer-Tax Collector José Cisneros is once again running unopposed. Cisneros, 63, is seeking a fourth four-year term.

By Meg Elison | August 7, 2019

In the first open district attorney race in San Francisco in 110 years, four candidates made their pitches to voters at two recent debates.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 7, 2019

San Bernardino City Unified School District board member Abigail Medina came close in 2016 to winning an Assembly seat in the state's Inland Empire region.

By Lisa Keen | August 7, 2019

Gay South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg was polling fifth out of 24 candidates going into the second round of Democratic presidential debates last week, and he was polling fifth coming out of those forums.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 5, 2019

For months Equality California, the statewide LGBT advocacy organization, has been polling its members about which of the Democratic candidates they favor in the 2020 presidential primary race.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 29, 2019

Due to fewer Republican incumbents to challenge and not as many open House seats on the 2020 ballot, only a handful of congressional races in California are expected to have LGBT candidates.


By Matthew S. Bajko | July 24, 2019

Ever since he won a seat on Long Beach's City Council in 2009, Robert Garcia has faced questions about what office he would seek next.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 22, 2019

Two gay Bay Area judges are among those tapped to advise California Governor Gavin Newsom on his picks to fill judicial vacancies. Debates set in the San Francisco district attorney race.


By Matthew S. Bajko | July 17, 2019

A new political club for polyamorous, queer, and kink Democrats is seeking to be officially chartered by local party officials next week.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 15, 2019

While the Political Notes column was on hiatus, a gay man became chair of the UC board, gay CA insurance czar landed in hot water, and EQCA endorsed a lesbian's state Senate bid.


By Matthew S. Bajko | July 10, 2019

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors gave its final approval Tuesday for declaring the Castro neighborhood the city's third LGBTQ cultural district.

By Cynthia Laird | July 1, 2019

Chasten Buttigieg fills in for husband Pete Buttigieg during Stonewall 50 march in New York City.


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