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San Francisco County, CA November 8, 2005 Election
Assessor-Recorder; City of San Francisco Voter Information

Ranked-choice Voting used in this election.

Ranked choice final/inital votes (details)

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Phil Ting Click here for more information about this candidate 92,729 votes 47.43%

  • Occupation: currently serving as San Francisco's Assessor-Recorder
  • Former Executive Director of the Asian Law Caucus
  • Over five years of practical and hands-on experience in fiscal management and property assessments
  • Former efficiency consultant to government agencies and corporations
  • Graduate of Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government
  • Former Co-Chair of California Coalition on Civil Rights
  • To use my experience evaluating multi-million dollar properties to challenge big commercial property owners so that San Franciscans get our fair share
  • To use my background reforming complex bureaucracies to make sure we find the revenue to fund basic services
  • To run this office with the highest level of integrity, so that every San Franciscan has the confidence that all properties will be treated fairly
Gerardo Sandoval Click here for more information about this candidate 70,686 votes 36.16%
  • Occupation: Member, Board of Supervisors
  • 15 years of public service experience
  • Former City Finance Analyst, Former Public Defender
  • Earned Law Degree from Columbia Law School
  • Earned Master's Degree in City Planning from UC Berkeley
  • Helped pass landmark ethics and good government reforms
  • As Chair of Budget Committee, closed largest budget deficit in San Francisco history
  • Use my background as an advocate and attorney to strengthen the appeals team that defends tax appeals by large corporate property owners
  • Reform the Assessor-Recorder's office by stamping out cronyism and implement zero-tolerance policies for corruption
  • Implement reform ideas outlined in my white papers, available here in the "position papers" section of the site.
Ronald Chun, Esq./ CPA Click here for more information about this candidate 32,068 votes 16.40%
  • Occupation: Tax Attorney/ CPA
  • Former Deputy Chief Assessor Recorder & Author - Domestic Partners Ruling that made Prop 13 fair for all SF Families
  • Galileo High/ City College of SF/ Univ. of SF Law Graduate
  • Former Chair, Assessment Appeals Board
  • Author of the largest Property Tax Ruling in California History
  • A Tax Professional/ Not a Politician
  • A native San Franciscan, growing up a Giants fan
  • Restore the Trust & Integrity between the Assessor and its Team Members
  • Restore the Trust & Integrity between the Assessor and the San Francisco
  • Professionalism,

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