Tag: San Francisco

  • San Francisco: a Multi-Everything City that needs a new approach to local democracy

    By Steven Hill, New Democracy Institute, May 11, 2023

    How should urban zones structure local democracy to ensure fewer turf wars, broad participation and greater engagement of its human talent and genius?

    San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, Boston, San Jose, Atlanta, San Diego, Houston, Chicago – these large metropolises are what I call “multi-everything cities.”…

  • On RCV, NYC’s BOE is MIA

    By Steven Hill, NY Daily News, June 3, 2021

    The Board of Elections is taking way too long to tabulate ranked-choice voting results

    Election officials in New York City are unnecessarily withholding crucial election results from the public regarding the races for mayor, comptroller, City Council and other offices. Specifically, they have refused to run the ranked-choice voting (RCV) tally for the 800,000 ballots that, as of this past Friday, were in their possession.…