SF candidates want federal oversight over voting

SAN FRANCISCO

The candidates believe Mayor Ed lee's campaign has engaged in improper activities targeting Cantonese-speaking voters.

One complaint specifically mentions special plastic stencils being handed out that prevent voters from selecting a candidate other than lee.

Lee's campaign denies any involvement.

The seven candidates behind the letter include public defender Jeff Adachi, city attorney Dennis Herrera, former supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier, businesswoman Joanna Rees, state senator Leland Yee and current supervisors David Chiu and John Avalos.

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