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The Supes List 

Fifty-seven potential candidates, 14 active candidates, and rising ...
Deep Tout, a San Francisco political devotee who craves publicity and anonymity in equal portions, maintains a frequently updated short list of sure things, long shots, and wannabe candidates for the Board of Supervisors.

Tout's latest handicap of the field notes that three incumbent supes will be up for re-election in November 1996: Sue Bierman, Barbara Kaufman, and whomever Mayor-elect Willie Brown appoints to fill DA-elect Terence Hallinan's seat. Three other supervisors will lose their seats owing to term limitations -- Angela Alioto, Tom Hsieh, and Willie Kennedy -- meaning that at least six total seats will be up for grabs.

A boldface name on this list indicates that the individual has solicited endorsements, has attempted to raise funds, or has confirmed that he or she is running. Tout makes no claim that the others listed herein are running, that those not on the list are not running, or even that any name contained herein is spelled correctly. All that is certain is that somebody in town is floating their candidacies.

Tout, who can be reached via SF Weekly's fax number (415/777-1839) or e-mail address (, offers to remove the name of anyone who denies he is running. Others may confirm that they are running, and will see their name listed in bold type in a future installment of the Supes List.

Supervisor Sue Bierman
Supervisor Barbara Kaufman
Mayor-elect Brown's to-be-appointed incumbent and
Angela Alioto
Fred Badalamente
Adrian Bermudez Jr.
Dale Carlson
Donna M. Casey
Claudine Cheng
Anthony Chow
Ron Colthrist
Ammemarie Conroy

Steve Coulter
Sylvia Courtney
Carlotta del Portillo
Neil Eisenberg
James Fang
Noah Griffin
Jim Herlihy
Harold Hoogasian
Tom Hsieh Jr.
Ben Hom
Karen Huggins
Paul D. Imperiale
Arthur Jackson
Jim Lazarus
Meagan Levitan

Lew Lillian
Victor Makras
Carolene Marks
Victor Marquez
Maria Martinez
Jim Mayo
Jose Medina
Maria Monet
Jim Morales
Mary Murphy
Sam Murray
Zoon Nguyen
Tom Nolan
Ruth Picon
Steve Phillips

Bruce Quan
Rodel Rodis
Manny Rosales
Arlo Smith
Margo St. James
Ahimsa Sumchai
Robert Varni
Joel Ventresca
Alicia Wang
Carl Williams
Sodonia Wilson
Tim Wolfred
Jason Wong
Lawrence Wong
Leland Yee


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