Well, whichever candidate Daly deigns to hand a rose to is going to have to wait. For a while. The supervisor told SF Weekly that he is in no hurry to annoint a successor.
“I want the candidates to have the opportunity to prove their mettle in the district,” he said. He didn't predict naming any names until well into 2010 (though he has let it slip he's no fan of Theresa Sparks).