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Political Notebook: Out candidates vying for three SF supervisor seats

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Three of the five races in November for even-numbered seats on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors have drawn well-known LGBTQ community leaders.

Should out candidates be victorious in all of them then the city will see the largest number of LGBTQ supervisors in a decade.In 2012, two gay men and the city's first bisexual supervisor served on the board that year.

But Christina Olague, who had been appointed to fill a vacancy, lost her bid that fall for a full term as the District 5 supervisor.After David Campos termed off the board at the start of 2017, a trio of gay men representing District 8 maintained out leadership on the board.

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