Election Day in the United States
Vote on local and statewide candidates and propositions, including 5 San Francisco Supervisor races, BART Board, controversial city Props G, L, and M; and state Governor.
By now, space aliens have heard about the importance of Ohio in today’s presidential election. Statistical wizard Nate Silver estimates this swingiest of swing states has a 50 percent chance of deciding the election. Adding to the drama: Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has twice acted to restrict early voting and voting rights, including a […]
Election Day in San Francisco
It’s Election Day! Go Vote! Many of You Already Have (SF Gate, Fog City Journal, Merc) High-Speed Rail Projects in Many States on the Line in Today’s Election (Infrastructurist) Giants Fans Flood Streets to Celebrate First-Ever World Championship (SF Gate, Merc) Muni Service Halted, Streets Closed, Some Filled with Broken Glass, Bottles (SF Examiner) Six […]
About 12 hours after President Obama won re-election, Bloomberg News ran this tantalizing headline: “Obama May Levy Carbon Tax to Cut U.S. Deficit, HSBC Says.” The article suggested that a $20-per-ton tax on carbon emissions, rising gradually over time, could help reduce the deficit by half within a decade. Within the same story was the […]
From SFBC It’s Election Day, and the SF Bicycle Coalition will getting out the bike vote all over town.