Posts Tagged ‘elections’

Aw, he’s no fun, he fell right over


Associated Press photo of Gavin Newsom by George Nikitin

Saying his “young family” and his day job were bigger priorities, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom pulled out of the race for California governor today.

Newsom was once a Democratic Party rising star. Then:

And then in April this year he announced he was running for governor. So we see how well that went.

Newsom’s second term as San Francisco mayor lasts through 2011.

Vote Today – Special Congressional Open Primary Election

Don’t forget to vote today. There is a Special Congressional Open Primary Election today for the 12th District House of Representatives seat left behind by the late representative Tom Lantos.

This April 8 Special Congressional Open Primary Election is being held to elect a candidate to serve the remainder of the term for Californias Congressional District 12. All candidates will appear together on the same ballot, regardless of party affiliation, and voters may vote for any of the candidates, regardless of the voter’s party affiliation….

You may vote in person on or before Election Day beginning on March 24, 2008 outside our office in City Hall, Room 48, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

List of candidates (pdf).

  • Michelle T. McMurry, San Francisco, Democrat
  • Jackie Speier, Burlingame, Democrat
  • Greg Conlon, Atherton, Republican
  • Mike Moloney, Foster City, Republican
  • Barry Hermanson, San Francisco, Green

Voter info pamplet (pdf, text)

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