National Politics

Ranked Choice Voting Empowers SF Voters in Mayor’s Race

Posted January 11, 2018 by Pedro Hernandez, FairVote California Deputy Director

Winning candidate must garner a broad base of support by building coalitions I recently published a detailed outline of what to expect in the June 2018 mayoral election where I examine turnout and assess how likely ranked choice voting (RCV)
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Trump, GOP Set to Worsen Housing Crisis

Posted November 9, 2017 by

Federal Cuts Undermine Local Efforts It’s only been two months since California passed fifteen housing bills to address its affordable housing crisis, and the federal government is again up to its old tricks. The GOP tax bill reduces investment in
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Is Dry Cleaning About to Get Wetter, Safer and Greener?

Posted October 26, 2017 by Jessica Goodheart

This piece first appeared in Capital and Main. Faced with the planned phase-out of a dangerous solvent, California’s dry cleaners have the chance to break with a toxic past. When Sung Park’s landlord found contamination from a dry cleaning solvent
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