San Francisco Board of Supervisors election, 2016

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The 2016 San Francisco Board of Supervisors elections occurred on November 8, 2016. Six of the eleven seats of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors were contested in this election. Three incumbents were termed out of office and three ran for reelection.

Municipal elections in California are officially non-partisan, though most candidates in San Francisco do receive funding and support from various political parties, the election was held using ranked-choice voting.

Results[edit]

District 1[edit]

San Francisco District 1 (2012).svg

This district consists of the Richmond. Incumbent supervisor Eric Mar could not seek re-election due to term limits.[1]

District 1 supervisorial election, 2016
Candidate Votes Percentage
Sandra Lee Fewer 12,550 39.64%
Marjan Philhour 11,067 34.95%
David Lee 3,396 10.73%
Write-in 52 0.16%
Total votes 31,662 100%

District 3[edit]

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District 3 consists of the northeastern corner of San Francisco, including Chinatown, the Financial District, Fisherman's Wharf, Nob Hill, North Beach, and Telegraph Hill.

District 3 supervisorial election, 2016
Candidate Votes Percentage
Aaron Peskin (incumbent) 19,093 71.33%
Tim E. Donnelly 7,395 27.63%
Write-in 281 1.05%
Total votes 26,769 100%

District 5[edit]

San Francisco District 5 (2012).svg

District 5 consists of the Fillmore, Haight-Ashbury, Hayes Valley, Japantown, UCSF, and the Western Addition. Incumbent supervisor London Breed ran for re-election.

District 5 supervisorial election, 2016
Candidate Votes Percentage
London Breed (incumbent) 21,318 51.91%
Dean Preston 19,534 47.56%
Write-in 218 0.53%
Total votes 41,070 100%

District 7[edit]

San Francisco District 7 (2012).svg

District 7 consists of City College, Forest Hill, Lake Merced, Mount Davidson, Parkmerced, San Francisco State University, St. Francis Wood, and Twin Peaks.

District 7 supervisorial election, 2016
Candidate Votes Percentage
Norman Yee (incumbent) 14,154 40.13%
Joel Engardio 7,630 21.63%
Ben Matranga 6,475 18.36%
John Farrell 4,927 13.97%
Mike Young 1,995 5.66%
Write-in 93 0.26%
Total votes 35,274 100.00%

District 9[edit]

San Francisco District 9 (2012).svg

District 9 consists of Bernal Heights, the Inner Mission, and the Portola. Incumbent supervisor David Campos could not run for re-election due to term limits.[2]

District 9 supervisorial election, 2016
Candidate Votes Percentage
Hillary Ronen 18,335 57.22%
Joshua Arce 9,612 30%
Melissa San Miguel 3,439 10.73%
Iswari Espana 539 1.68%
Write-in 118 0.37%
Total votes 32,043 100.00%

District 11[edit]

San Francisco District 11 (2012).svg

District 11 consists of Crocker-Amazon, the Excelsior, Ingleside, Oceanview, and the Outer Mission. Incumbent supervisor John Avalos could not run for re-election due to term limits.[3]

District 11 supervisorial election, 2016
Candidate Votes Percentage
Ahsha Safaí 9,422 37.14%
Kim Alvarenga 8,640 34.06%
Magdalena de Guzman 3,001 11.83%
Francisco Herrera 2,598 10.24%
Berta Hernandez 1,599 6.3%
Write-in 110 0.43%
Total votes 25,370 100.00%

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