Senator Leland Yee and Board President David Chiu Making National News in Mayoral Race: RCV for You and Me

Bloomberg News reporter Alison Vekshin is all over our upcoming race for Mayor.

See?

“San Francisco Mayor Candidates Ask to Be Voters’ Second Pick in New Ballot: http://t.co/8eD33pU

Here’s the new approach, from your state Senator, Leland Yee:

“I will not just simply ask individuals, ‘Can I be your first choice?’ because they may have favorites,” Yee, 62, a Democrat and California state senator, said in an interview after the July 27 campaign stop. “This then gives me an opportunity to ask, ‘Well, what about second choice and third choice?’ The approach is a departure from conventional elections, where coming in first is what counts.”

And here’s how Board of Supervisors President David Chiu is doing it.

On It Goes…

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