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SF's Electoral Map is About to Get Carved UpSF’s Electoral Map is About to Get Carved Up
By - posted 4/30/2021
Election, Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco

The San Francisco Elections Commission is inviting residents to apply for appointment to one of three open seats on the Redistricting Task Force that will help make decisions on how to redraw lines for Board of Supervisor districts. The nine-member task force has three appointees from the Board of Supervisors, three more...

VP Kamala Harris is Getting a Madame Tussauds Wax FigureVP Kamala Harris is Getting a Madame Tussauds Wax Figure
By - posted 4/29/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Election

Ahead of her first 100 days in office, Madame Tussauds just announced that Vice President Kamala Harris is getting her own wax figure. Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the news.  Kamala Harris made history when she was sworn in on January 20th becoming the first woman, first Black person and first Asian American Vice more...

See Berkeley's Dancing Mailboxes Celebrate InaugurationSee Berkeley’s Dancing Mailboxes Celebrate Inauguration
By - posted 1/21/2021
Celebrations, Election, Fun & Games

Some people in Berkeley celebrated the Presidential Inauguration in a unique way, championing the unsung heroes of this election cycle, our US mailboxes. Thanks to ABC7 for sharing the story of the dancing mailboxes in downtown Berkeley. A few Berkeley residents dressed up as U.S.P.S. mailboxes and held a mini dance party. more...

SF's Best "Warm Bernie" MemesSF’s Best “Warm Bernie” Memes
By - posted 1/21/2021
Adorable, Causes, Election

Bernie Sanders was photographed braving the cold at yesterday’s inauguration in D.C. all snug with mittens and a warm overcoat. It was a practical look that took the internet and photoshop experts by storm. So “Warm Bernie” was born and he definitely made his way to San Francisco and the Bay more...

Warriors Give VP Kamala Harris "Madame VP" JerseyWarriors Give VP Kamala Harris “Madame VP” Jersey
By - posted 1/21/2021
Bay Area Updates, Election, Uplifting

Thanks to KRON4 for letting us know that Vice President Kamala Harris received a very special gift from her hometown team. The Golden State Warriors gave her a signed team jersey which says Madame VP. The framed jersey has a plague that states “Vice President Kamala Harris for representing the spirit of more...

SF City Hall Lights Up for Presidential InaugurationSF City Hall Lights Up for Presidential Inauguration
By - posted 1/19/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Causes, Election, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s City Hall celebrates the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States by illuminating its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures in red, white and blue on January 20, 2021. It’s a great photo opportunity to capture San Francisco’s iconic dome lit up for the occasion. The schedule is always tentative for the holiday lighting and subject more...

Check Out Smitten's New "MVP" Ice Cream Honoring Kamala HarrisCheck Out Smitten’s New “MVP” Ice Cream Honoring Kamala Harris
By - posted 1/18/2021
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Election

Smitten Ice Cream is saluting the county’s first female Vice President and Bay Area local Kamala Harris with a brand new ice cream flavor – MVP i.e. Madam Vice President. As a female-founded Bay Area small business, we’re ecstatic to welcome our country’s FIRST-EVER FEMALE VICE PRESIDENT, who also happens to more...

Goodbye Trump, Hello President Biden & VP HarrisGoodbye Trump, Hello President Biden & VP Harris
By - posted 1/14/2021
Celebrations, Election, Goodbye

Out with the old… San Francisco celebrates the inauguration of our 46th President Joe Biden and Madam Vice President Kamala Harris. SF’s City Hall will light up with festive red, white and blue lights for the occasion on Inauguration day. Oakland celebrates its very own Madame Vice President-Elect Kamala D. Harris with a more...

SF Prepared for Pro-Trump Protest at Twitter HQ, But No One Showed UpSF Prepared for Pro-Trump Protest at Twitter HQ, But No One Showed Up
By - posted 1/11/2021
Bay Area Updates, Election

Although, San Francisco police were prepared for a big protest planned at Twitter’s HQ today, no one showed up. San Francisco police were tipped off that a pro-Trump rally was planned for today, Monday, January 11 outside the Twitter headquarters on Market Street in response to Twitter’s ban of Trump. On more...

Manny's "Victory Booths": Phone Bank for Georgia & Sip Free MimosasManny’s “Victory Booths”: Phone Bank for Georgia & Sip Free Mimosas
By - posted 12/2/2020
Causes, Election, Have Your Voice Heard

SF’s Manny’s in The Mission is hosting a phone bank every weekend for the Georgia Senate Race. Settle in to help out and be rewarded with a free mimosa. Join us at Manny’s Victory Booths to phone bank to Georgia for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. The fate of the Senate more...

SF Had 86% Turnout in 2020 Election: Highest in 60+ YearsSF Had 86% Turnout in 2020 Election: Highest in 60+ Years
By - posted 11/17/2020
Election, Wow

San Francisco turned out big time for the 2020 election, the highest voter turnout since 1956 with 86.23% of registered voters casting ballots. The turnout was up over 5% from the last presidential election in 2016 which saw a turnout of 80.71%. According to the official tally at sfelections.sfgov.org/ as of more...

SF's Mass Celebration in The Castro: Watch LIVESF’s Mass Celebration in The Castro: Watch LIVE
By - posted 11/7/2020
Causes, Celebrations, Election

Thanks to the SF Bay Times for letting us know about four different live Castro cams so you can watch the anticipated celebration from home. Castro Live Cams 18th and Castro  – LIVE 18th and Castro 2 – Looking north up Castro toward Market – LIVE 17th and Castro – at intersection with Market more...

Bay Area Celebrates w/ Spontaneous Dance PartiesBay Area Celebrates w/ Spontaneous Dance Parties
By - posted 11/7/2020
Election

Many neighborhoods broke out into cheers and spontaneous celebrations this morning when it was announced that most major media outlets had called the race and projected Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election and Oakland-native Kamala Harris was named Vice President Elect. Cheers and horn honks were heard more...

Oakland's Kamala Harris is Vice President-ElectOakland’s Kamala Harris is Vice President-Elect
By - posted 11/7/2020
Bay Area Updates, Election

Now that the Associated Press and most major news outlets have projected that Joe Biden as won the presidency, Oakland native, former Alameda County and San Francisco District Attorney and current U.S. Senator from California, Kamala Harris is now the Vice-President-Elect. WATCH SF CELEBRATE LIVE Watch San Francisco & Oakland street celebrations more...

How Every SF Neighborhood Voted for President in 2020How Every SF Neighborhood Voted for President in 2020
By - posted 11/6/2020
Election

Thanks to SFGate for letting us know how each neighborhood in San Francisco voted for President in the 2020 election. As of November 6th, the city overall voted 85.6% for Joe Biden and 12.4% for Trump. The top Biden-supporting neighborhood was The Castro with 94.9% of the vote. The top Trump-supporting more...