How I recommend voting in San Francisco’s November 2020 election

Max Ghenis
Nov 1, 2020

I lived in San Francisco from 2016 to mid-2019, but still follow its politics, and wrote a voter guide (with explanations) for this election. Here’s the gist:

Elected offices

State office

  • Scott Wiener for Senate District 11
  • David Chiu for Assembly District 17
  • Phil Ting for Assembly District 19

Board of Supervisors

  • Marjan Philhour #1, Veronica Shinzato #2 for District 1
  • Danny Sauter for District 3
  • Vallie Brown for District 5
  • Myrna Melgar for District 7
  • Blank for District 9
  • Ahsha Safai for District 11

Other races

  • Michelle Parker for Board of Education
  • Victor Olivieri and Jeanette Quick for Community College Board
  • Lateefah Simon for BART Board of Directors District 7
  • Bevan Dufty for BART Board of Directors District 9

Ballot measures

  • Yes on Prop A
  • No on Prop B
  • Yes on Prop C
  • Yes on Prop D
  • Yes on Prop E
  • No on Prop F
  • Yes on Prop G
  • Yes on Prop H
  • No on Prop I
  • Yes on Prop J
  • No on Prop K
  • No on Prop L
  • Yes on Measure RR



Max Ghenis

Co-founder & CEO of PolicyEngine. Founder & president of the UBI Center. Economist. Alum of UC Berkeley, Google, and MIT. YIMBY. CCLer. Effective altruist.