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on November 22, 2022 in World News

San Francisco Moves to Replace Elections Director for Being White

  Joel B. Pollak The City of San Francisco’s Elections Commission voted 4-2 last week not to renew the contract of its Elections Director, John Arntz, because he is white — i.e. to open the position in pursuit of the city’s “racial equity plan.” The Mission Local website reported that Arntz was fired in spite of outstanding service over the past 20 years: Elections Commissioner Cynthia Dai, who voted to not renew Arntz’s contract, said there was no performance-based reason for the commission’s decision. She did not dispute that San Francisco has run free, fair and functional elections for...

  Joel B. Pollak The City of San Francisco’s Elections Commission voted 4-2 last week not to renew the contract of its Elections Director, John Arntz, because he is white — i.e. to open the position in pursuit of...

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