Tom Radulovich, California, 1996
Bay Area Rapid Transit District Board
Re-elected 2000, 2004
News article about Tom Radulovich
Adult supervision for S.F.
Editorial, San Francisco Chronicle, Wednesday, October 30, 2002
SAN FRANCISCO'S Board of Supervisors badly needs an infusion of moderation, common sense and grasp of citywide purpose.
The level of civility on the board would rise immeasurably with the defeat of District 6 incumbent Chris Daly, who postures and flares at a moment's notice and seems to polarize every important issue he touches. We recommend Roger Gordon, director of a nonprofit foundation, to more effectively represent the Tenderloin and South of Market neighborhoods.
District 8 Supervisor Mark Leno is headed to the Assembly, attracting three particularly strong candidates to represent the Castro and Noe Valley. Voters could hardly go wrong with Tom Radulovich, Bevan Dufty or Eileen Hansen. Dufty is a problem-solving public servant with moderate credentials. Hansen is a dyed-in-the-wool progressive with a collegial style. In a close call, we give the edge to Radulovich, who came up through the progressive ranks, but has demonstrated a good blend of pragmatism and vision as a member of the BART board and in helping lead the Muni reform effort.
Fiona Ma, an accountant and former aide to Sen. John Burton, has the qualities and background that would best serve the Sunset's District 4. Ma would succeed Leland Yee, who is bound for the Assembly.
District 2 Supervisor Gavin Newsom has shown leadership on tough city issues including the budget and homelessness. District 10 Supervisor Sophie Maxwell has been an effective advocate for the often-overlooked Bayview- Hunters Point neighborhood. Each has earned another term.