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SFBC Releases Mayoral Candidates Q&A: Who Will Be the Favorites?

1:19 PM PDT on August 23, 2011

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has posted the responses from its questionnaires submitted to the mayoral candidates, as the organization's 12,000 members begin voting on who to endorse in the November 8th election. Almost all of the sixteen candidates responded, with the exception of Michela Alioto-Pier and Jeff Adachi.

From the SFBC's Bike Vote 2011 page:

The mayor's race is a critical concern for better everyday biking — the next mayor will have the opportunity to lead San Francisco through four years (or more) of dramatic improvements to the bicycling environment, from completing comfortable crosstown bikeways for people of all ages and abilities to get around in safety and comfort (our Connecting the City initiative), to expanding Safe Routes to School to every school in the city, to growing a robust bike sharing system to allow anyone to make a convenient short trip by bike whenever they need to.

The 23 questions ranged from "How Often Do You Ride a Bicycle?" to Market Street to Connecting the City to reforming the California Environmental Quality Act. Check out the full list of responses here. Ranked-choice voting means SFBC members get to endorse their top 3 candidates.

What do you think? Who gave the best answers, and who is your favorite at this point?

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