Professor McDaniel Comments on San Francisco Supervisors Race

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
POTRERO VIEW -- Roughly a month before the November election, notable endorsements for the District 10 Board of Supervisor’s seat were almost exclusively split between incumbent Malia Cohen and challenger Tony Kelly. Likewise, both had raised more than and outspent the three other candidates vying for the position, with Marlene Tran the only other contender who collected significant funds. According to San Francisco State University political scientist Jason McDaniel, campaign funds tend to have the greatest impact when party identification doesn’t provide a clear difference between the candidates, which is the case in the District 10 race.