Why George Gascón Kicked Off His Campaign in the Castro
George Gascon held his campaign kickoff at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro. Some people thought that was an odd choice. Here is a dramatic imagining of the conversation about that decision between Gascon and his campaign manager.
Dennis Herrera Fires Alex Tourk
Dennis Herrera, candidate for SF Mayor, has fired his campaign consultant Alex Tourk because of the controversy around Tourk illegally lobbying Herrera. But it’s common practice for San Francisco campaign consultants to profit by selling access to the elected officials they work with. This video is based on this Matier and Ross article.
Dennis Herrera and Alex Tourk Discuss Inappropriate Lobbying
San Francisco City Attorney is running for Mayor. His campaign manager, Alex Tourk, is also a registered lobbyist. It is illegal for campaign consultants to lobby their clients. For more information, see this Chronicle article.