Ron Dudum

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Don Perata Deserved to Lose

    Don Perata forgot to read the instructions before opening the package​Don Perata today conceded the race for Oakland mayor, capping an improbable victory for Councilwoman Jean Quan. We'll never know if Perata would have been a better mayor than Quan. But we already know that Quan certainly deserve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Berkeley, Oakland, San Leandro Debut Ranked-Choice Voting After Judge Upholds S.F. System

    ​In the wake of a federal court ruling that upheld San Francisco's system of ranked-choice voting, three East Bay cities are moving ahead with plans to adopt "RCV" in this fall's elections.Oakland, Berkeley, and San Leandro will be using the balloting system -- which allows voters to cast up to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Judge Smacks Down Challenge to San Francisco's Ranked-Choice Voting

    ​A federal judge has rejected a legal challenge to San Francisco's system of "ranked-choice voting," in which voters can select their three preferred candidates in a race. The lawsuit, filed by failed supervisorial candidate Ron Dudum, had asserted that the system was flawed insofar as it did not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Federal Judge Supports Ranked Choice Voting in San Francisco

    ​A federal judge has rejected efforts by former supervisorial candidate Ron Dudum to put a halt to San Francisco's "ranked-choice" system of voting, dismissing the argument by Dudum and other plaintiffs that the process is unconstitutional.In a 19-page written ruling delivered Friday, U.S. Distric ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Think Tank Rips Former Supe Candidate's Ranked-Choice Voting Lawsuit

    One cliché, one vote is the old way of doing things. Now there's ... RCV! ​The New America Foundation, a prominent centrist think-tank headed by former Washington Post managing editor Steve Coll and chaired by Google CEO Eric Schmidt, has filed court papers opposing a failed San Francisco supervi ... More >>

  • News

    October 18, 2006

    Dirty Laundry

    Why Doug Chan may be the best candidate for District 4

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