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San Francisco County, CA November 8, 2011 Election
Mayor; City of San Francisco Voter Information

Ranked choice final/initial votes (details)

Candidates (1 Elected, Rank Your Choices)
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Ed Lee Click here for more information about this candidate 84457/59775 votes 59.6%

  • Occupation: San Francisco Mayor
  • Chief Administrative Officer, City and County of San Francisco
  • Director, Department of Public Works
  • Director, City Purchasing Department
  • Director, Human Rights Commission
  • Whistleblower Ordinance Investigator & Deputy Director of Employment Relations
  • San Francisco Asian Law Caucus Managing Attorney
  • Attract and Retain Jobs for San Franciscans
  • Financial Security for our City
  • Invest in our City and Neighborhoods
John Avalos Click here for more information about this candidate 57160/37445 votes 40.3%
  • Occupation: District 11 Supervisor
  • Legislative Aide to Sup. Chris Daly
  • Organizer, Coleman Action Fund for Children
  • Organizer, SEIU Local 1877
  • Masters in Social Work from SF State
  • Create thousands of local living wage jobs by investing in made-in-SF industries, green tech, and partnering with our educational system
  • Establish a Municipal Bank of San Francisco to invest our tax dollars locally
  • Bring in progressive revenue by making corporations pay their fair share and closing tax loopholes
Dennis Herrera Click here for more information about this candidate /37142/21914 votes 22.5%
  • Occupation: City Attorney
  • San Francisco Police Commission President
  • San Francisco Transportation Commissioner
  • Democratic Central Committee Member
  • Clinton Appointee, Federal Maritime Administration
  • Creating Jobs and Helping Workers
  • Protecting the Environment and Ensuring Clean Air, Water
  • Defending the Rights of All San Franciscans
David Chiu Click here for more information about this candidate /25267/17921 votes 14.5%
  • Occupation: President, Board of Supervisors
  • Neighborhood Association Leader
  • Civil Rights Attorney
  • Criminal Prosecutor
  • Founder and COO of Technology Company
  • Small Business Commissioner
  • B.A, J.D., M.P.P. - Harvard University
  • Creating jobs and bringing the 21st century innovation economy to San Francisco.
  • Improving schools and providing affordable housing, so that families can continue to call San Francisco home.
  • Building a world-class transportation system and encouraging environmentally sustainable ways of getting around.
Leland Yee Click here for more information about this candidate /18016/14609 votes 9.9%
  • Occupation: California State Senator
  • California State Assemblymember
  • San Francisco Board Supervisor
  • San Francisco Board of Education
  • Educator and Child Psychologist
  • Revive our local economy.
  • Bring our local budget into balance.
  • Improve access to quality public education.
Jeff Adachi Click here for more information about this candidate /15670/12534 votes 8.4%
  • Occupation: Public Defender of San Francisco since 2002
  • Founder of Bayview MAGIC and Mo'MAGIC youth and family programs
  • Former President of the Asian American Bar Association
  • President, Japanese American Citizens League
  • Chairperson, Asian American Arts Foundation
  • Chair, Asian American Theater Company
  • B.A. - UC Berkeley, J.D. - UC Hastings
  • Creating New Jobs and Generating New Economic Activity
  • Pension Reform
  • Education and Jobs/Internships for Youth
Bevan Dufty Click here for more information about this candidate /10455/9208 votes 5.5%
  • Member, Board of Supervisors
  • Director, San Francisco's Office of Neighborhood Services
  • Former Chief-of-Staff, Supervisor Susan Leal
  • Former Legislative Aide, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
  • Former Chief Legislative Assistant, Julian Dixon
  • Growing our economy through great public schools
  • Managing Muni on a daily basis
  • Being an Outcome Mayor focused on effective interventions around homelessness, public housing, safety and other key services
Tony Hall /7896/6930 votes 4.1%
Michela Alioto-Pier Click here for more information about this candidate /7378/6648 votes 3.8%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner/mother
  • DIstrict 2 Supervisor
  • San Francisco Port Commissioner
  • Policy Aide, Vice President Al Gore
  • B.A. UCLA
  • Innovative Solutions for Job Growth
  • Neighborhood Schools
  • A Balanced Budget for the City
Joanna Rees /3185/3104 votes 1.6%
Terry Joan Baum Click here for more information about this candidate /1738/1665 votes 0.8%
  • Occupation: Playwright/Actress
  • B.A. and M.A. in theater
  • Four plays published and translated into Dutch, French, Italian and Swedish
  • Toured world-wide as a solo performer
  • Green Party Candidate for U.S. Congress in 2004
  • Personal Assistant to Bella Abzug in her first campaign, 1970
  • Founder of Pat Bond Memorial Old Dyke Award
  • Placing a moratorium on permitting of market-rate housing until we have enough affordable housing;
  • Enhancing our public transportation system to meet the needs of the 21st century;
  • Transforming tax laws so that the rich are taxed more heavily; starting the Green New Deal such that San Francisco generates clean, renewable energy
Phil Ting Click here for more information about this candidate /1049/1016 votes 0.5%
  • Occupation: San Francisco Assessor-Recorder
  • Co-Chair of ChinaSF
  • Co-Chair of GoSolarSF
  • Former Executive Director of the Asian Law Caucus
  • UC Berkeley and Harvard Kennedy School Graduate
  • Create family-sustaining jobs
  • Make Muni more reliable and efficient
  • Make city government more effective and responsive
Cesar Ascarrunz /583/537 votes 0.3%
Wilma Pang Click here for more information about this candidate /469/444 votes 0.2%
  • Occupation: College Professor
  • College Professor: She taught ESL, and Music at City College of SF for over 30 years.
  • Founder, and co-chair of ABCT (A Better Chinatown Tomorrow),
  • Small Business Owner: She works closely with SF Visitors Bureau, tour companies, and artists to showcase cultural events to visitors, and locals.
  • Administrator: One of six nationwide Ethnic Arts Field Officers in Australia in 1983, a model now used worldwide to programming cultural events.
  • Parent: Raised three daughters in SF, they graduated from public schools, and universities.
  • Schooling: Undergraduate: Conservatory of Music, majored in voice. BA, MA: Music Education, San Francisco State University.
  • I will work for quality schools.
  • Incentives for families to stay in SF, adequate childcare for working parents.
  • Assistance to small business owners, and artists.
Emil Lawrence /397/382 votes 0.2%
Paul Currier /248 votes 0.1%

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