Gonzalez gets 47% in 3% Green San Francisco
Democrat Gavin Newsom beat Green Matt Gonzalez in the race for San Francisco mayor, 53% to 47%. Newsom, taking corporate contributions and with a paid professional campaign staff, spent about $31 for each vote he received. Gonzalez, no contributions, all-volunteer campaign, spent about $4 per vote. 54% of SF voters are registered Democrat and 3% are Green.