San Francisco’s Mayor’s Race needs to be more than just a “cakewalk”


Zrants invites statements from all the candidates running for office.
This statement is from Mayoral Candidate, Amy Farah Weiss.

A recent Business Insider article framed the San Francisco Mayor’s race as a “cakewalk” re-election campaign for current Mayor Ed Lee in the midst of a “city at war with itself”. Too much is at stake for the future of San Francisco to allow this election to pass us by without debating the issues of our times, such as a housing affordability crisis, current trends of exclusive and unsustainable growth at the local and regional level, a “contractor economy” that chips away at basic worker rights and protections, global climate change, racial bias within the SFPD, the rising epidemic and criminalization of homelessness, and the need to create pathways to prosperity for neighbors through our public education systems and a diversity of industries.

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