Issue:  Vol. 44 / No. 17 / 24 April 2014
 

Voting takes place Sat for SF Empress and Emperor

It is that time of year again, to elect a new Emperor and Empress for San Francisco. Voting will take place this Saturday at various locations in the city.

Screen Shot 2013-02-13 at 6.07.57 PMAssured of being crowned the new emperor at the coronation ceremony Saturday, February 23 is Drew Cutler, as he is running unopposed.

There are two candidates seeking to become Empress, Danielle Logan and Patti McGroin.

McGroin has pledged to raise $75,000 for charity during her reign if crowned empress of the Imperial Council of San Francisco, a nonprofit that hosts numerous fundraisers for a wide variety of LGBT and HIV causes.

“My success will be measured by working together to create solutions and opportunities that provide more fundraising dollars for the community,” states McGroin in her mission statement.

Logan, if elected, has pledged to “increase and foster good will and support not only within our community, but between other realms. My experience and skills are being offered to our community in an effort to bring the many facets of our community together, as together our community is a voice and a force that cannot be stopped.”

Voting will occur in San Francisco this Saturday, February 16, at three spots: from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Project Open Hand, 730 Polk St.; noon to 6 p.m. at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro; and 1 to 5 p.m. at the Powerhouse bar,1347 Folsom Street.

Anyone who can prove residency in San Francisco, San Mateo, or Marin counties is eligible to vote.

— Matthew S. Bajko, February 13, 2013 @ 7:12 pm PST
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