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Housing, office caps, vacant stores: SF primary election results

Almost everything will pass.

SF election results: Rock-solid win for Proposition B earthquake bond

Proposition B crushes it on Super Tuesday

Voters fail school construction bond Proposition 13

An unlucky number.

Voters likely to cap SF office construction with Proposition E

Proposition says no more office development unless SF puts housing first—the hard way.

San Francisco’s vacant stores tax Proposition D leads

No empty promises on the proposition that aims to keep retail running in the city.

Office space, retail vacancies, and seismic upgrades: the 2020 Curbed SF voter guide

A cheat sheet for residents casting votes in the March 3 primary election.

SF’s Proposition B earthquake bond, explained

What it is, who’s for it, and who’s against it.

SF’s Proposition E office building cap, explained

What it is, who’s for it, and who’s against it.

SF’s Proposition D vacancy tax, explained

What it is, who’s for it, and who’s against it.

Yes, we’re voting on rent control again this year

Deja vu.

A dozen more streets face SF’s new empty storefront penalty

If voters back plan to penalize vacant stores in March, landlords in 12 additional districts face fines after this week.

San Francisco’s ride-hailing tax squeaking through

Fees on Lyft and Uber rides barely ahead of the margin.

Everything you need to know about voting in SF

A handy guide telling you where to vote come Election Day.

The 2019 San Francisco voter guide

A housing-specific cheat sheet for the November SF election.

Key California transit-housing bill goes easy on North Bay

New amendments to SB 50 would exempt smaller counties from most of its teeth

New rent control measure set for 2020 California ballot

"Rental affordability act" would allow rent control on some homes built as recently as 2005.

San Mateo County voters barely pass transit tax

A few hundred votes push sales tax over the required two-thirds margin.

How YIMBYs wiped out in San Francisco

Voters say "not in my backyard" to YIMBYs at ballot box.

City girds for lawsuit over homeless tax

City controller says not so fast, but Benioff urges SF to collect.

San Francisco election results: the Board of Supervisors races

Haney and Mandelman win; Mar, Stefani, and Walton wait in the lead.

Proposition 6 gas tax repeal crashes, burns

Voters favor funding transit at the pump.

Proposition C homeless tax passes [Updated]

Tech moguls’ war of words led to tax hike for city’s richest companies.

Baylands housing measure leads in Brisbane election

Brisbane voters favor development, but only by a few dozen votes.

California voters reject rent-control expansion

Proposition 10 trounced nearly 2-1 at the ballot box.

Proposition 5: California’s property tax measure, explained

What it is, who supports it, and who opposes it.

2018 San Francisco voter guide

A cheat sheet for residents casting votes in the November 6 general election.

Proposition C, SF’s homeless service tax, explained

What it is, who’s for it, and who’s behind it.

Proposition 1, California’s affordable housing for veterans measure, explained

What it is, who’s behind it, and who’s against it.

Board of Supervisors races: Here are your candidates

Who’s running in your district?

Proposition C: Is it the right move for homelessness now?

Marc Benioff and London Breed weigh in on financial tech companies and the city’s most contentious measure this election season.

Californians favor rent control over new construction, says poll

Poll reveals only 13 percent of state residents think California should build more.

Proposition 10: California’s rent control expansion, explained

Who’s for rent control expansion, who’s against it, and what impact it will have on San Francisco.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted off over homeless tax

Salesforce CEO alleges Dorsey "hasn’t given anything of consequence to the city."

November 2018 Election: Proposition A, SF’s seawall bond, explained

What it is, who’s for it, and who’s against it.

November 2018 Election: Proposition 6, gas tax repeal, explained

What it is, who’s for it, and what impact it will have on San Francisco.