Category Archives: Local politics

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NONCITIZEN VOTING

first published in the San Francisco Chronicle, October 7, 2016 Collage over a photograph by Tina Modotti by Matt Gonzalez, 2010. Prop. N: Allows noncitizens to vote for school board by Matt Gonzalez Proposition N seeks to achieve two things:

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NONCITIZEN VOTING

first published in the San Francisco Chronicle, October 7, 2016 Collage over a photograph by Tina Modotti by Matt Gonzalez, 2010. Prop. N: Allows noncitizens to vote for school board by Matt Gonzalez Proposition N seeks to achieve two things:

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RANKED CHOICE VOTING

Cover of Steven Hill’s book Fixing Elections published by Routledge in 2003. RCV IS GOOD FOR PROGRESSIVES by Steven Hill & Matt Gonzalez Since San Francisco began using ranked choice voting in 2004 and public financing of campaigns in 2002,

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RANKED CHOICE VOTING

Cover of Steven Hill’s book Fixing Elections published by Routledge in 2003. RCV IS GOOD FOR PROGRESSIVES by Steven Hill & Matt Gonzalez Since San Francisco began using ranked choice voting in 2004 and public financing of campaigns in 2002,

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SF MAYOR’S RACE, 2011

Compare and Decide, SF Mayoral Race 2011, first released on YOUTUBE, October 31, 2011 COMPARE AND DECIDE by Matt Gonzalez & Isiah Flores Jeff Adachi filing papers to run for Mayor of San Francisco, 2011. SF Chronicle photo by Lance

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SF MAYOR’S RACE, 2011

Compare and Decide, SF Mayoral Race 2011, first released on YOUTUBE, October 31, 2011 COMPARE AND DECIDE by Matt Gonzalez & Isiah Flores Jeff Adachi filing papers to run for Mayor of San Francisco, 2011. SF Chronicle photo by Lance

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DAVID WAGGONER

first published in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, June 1, 2011 Photograph of David Waggoner by Geoff King, 2010. DAVID WAGGONER: A Community Watchdog for Police Commission by Harry Britt, Matt Gonzalez, & Aaron Peskin Given the escalating rash of

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DAVID WAGGONER

first published in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, June 1, 2011 Photograph of David Waggoner by Geoff King, 2010. DAVID WAGGONER: A Community Watchdog for Police Commission by Harry Britt, Matt Gonzalez, & Aaron Peskin Given the escalating rash of

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PUBLIC CONTRACTING

first published in BeyondChron.org, July 27, 2010 WHY BOTHER BIDDING? by Matt Gonzalez How Fred Bekele won a parking garage contract in San Francisco, only to have it taken away In the summer of 2007, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation

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PUBLIC CONTRACTING

first published in BeyondChron.org, July 27, 2010 WHY BOTHER BIDDING? by Matt Gonzalez How Fred Bekele won a parking garage contract in San Francisco, only to have it taken away In the summer of 2007, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation

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PETER CAMEJO on the Matt Gonzalez campaign for Mayor of San Francisco

Peter Camejo speaking at the June 1970 national anti-war conference in Cleveland which voted to establish the Peace Action Coalition. Photograph is taken from Peter’s Pathfinder pamphlet Liberalism, Ultraleftism or Mass Action, 1970. _________________________________________________________ The following is the unedited version

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PETER CAMEJO on the Matt Gonzalez campaign for Mayor of San Francisco

Peter Camejo speaking at the June 1970 national anti-war conference in Cleveland which voted to establish the Peace Action Coalition. Photograph is taken from Peter’s Pathfinder pamphlet Liberalism, Ultraleftism or Mass Action, 1970. _________________________________________________________ The following is the unedited version

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THE PUBLIC DEFENDER

first published in Fog City Journal, July 8, 2009 Jeff Adachi conferring with a client, photo by Robert Gumpert DEFENDING THE PUBLIC DEFENDER by Matt Gonzalez & G. Whitney Leigh SAN FRANCISCO’S PUBLIC DEFENDER, Jeff Adachi, is facing a $1.9

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THE PUBLIC DEFENDER

first published in Fog City Journal, July 8, 2009 Jeff Adachi conferring with a client, photo by Robert Gumpert DEFENDING THE PUBLIC DEFENDER by Matt Gonzalez & G. Whitney Leigh SAN FRANCISCO’S PUBLIC DEFENDER, Jeff Adachi, is facing a $1.9