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  San Francisco Mayor
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Parents > United States > California > Counties > San Francisco > Mayor
OfficeMayor
TypeNonpartisan General Election
Filing Deadline August 10, 2007 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 2007 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 2007 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 04, 2008 - 12:00pm
Term End January 04, 2012 - 12:00am
ContributorPatrick
Last ModifiedThe Sunset Provision April 16, 2009 11:45am
Data Sources[Link]
Description This will be the first mayoral election in San Francisco history to use instant-runoff voting, also known as ranked-choice voting, so there will be no need for a run-off.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won12/09/2003
NameGavin Newsom Votes133,546 (52.81%)
Term01/01/2004 - 01/31/2008 Margin14,217 (+5.62%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won01/04/2011
NameEdwin M. "Ed" Lee Votes10 (83.33%)
Term01/05/2011 - 01/04/2012 Margin8 (+66.67%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
MAP
CA Counties 2008 - MAP
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/12/2007 11/06/2007
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Gavin Newsom 1 4 3 5
Harold Brown ------1
Leaning Call: Gavin Newsom (90.48%)
Weighted Call: Gavin Newsom (99.94%)

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Mayor Gavin Newsom Quintin Mecke Harold Hoogasian Wilma Pang Ahmisa Porter Sumchai "Chicken" John Rinaldi Lonnie Holmes
PartyNonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Campaign Logo
Certified Votes105,596 (73.67%) 9,076 (6.33%) 8,400 (5.86%) 7,274 (5.08%) 3,398 (2.37%) 2,508 (1.75%) 1,807 (1.26%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -96,520 (-67.34%) -97,196 (-67.81%) -98,322 (-68.60%) -102,198 (-71.30%) -103,088 (-71.92%) -103,789 (-72.41%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website]
Entry Date 03/15/2007 00/00/2007 00/00/2007 00/00/2007 00/00/2007 -- 00/00/2007
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MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Josh Wolf Grasshopper Kaplan Harold Brown George Davis Michael Powers  
PartyNonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes1,772 (1.24%) 1,423 (0.99%) 915 (0.64%) 644 (0.45%) 519 (0.36%)  
Margin-103,824 (-72.44%) -104,173 (-72.68%) -104,681 (-73.03%) -104,952 (-73.22%) -105,077 (-73.31%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website  
Entry Date 00/00/2007 00/00/2007 00/00/2007 00/00/2007 00/00/2007  
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

DROPPED OUT
Billy Bob Whitmer (N)
Jan 01, 2007

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 31, 2007 05:00pm News Tony Hall quits race for S.F. mayor, calling Newsom too entrenched  Article Patrick 
Jun 02, 2007 01:00pm News [SF] Progressives to pick candidate / Supervisor says he'll challenge Newsom if no one steps up  Article Patrick 
Oct 09, 2006 01:10pm Speculative Newsom, potential foes start looking at '07 [Mayoral] race  Article Patrick 

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