NEW: I’ve moved my blog. Find this and more at https://www.sbuss.dev/post/november-2020-voter-guide/

I’m doing something a bit different this election… I teamed up with an incredible group of techies to launch the Tech Worker Voter Guide!

We did candidate outreach and performed deep research into every ballot prop. If you live in San Francisco and work in tech, then check out https://techworkers.vote!

We are pro-tech, pro-jobs, pro-immigrant, pro-growth, and pro-progress.


If you want to build the future, then we first have to rebuild our institutions.

NEW: I’ve moved my blog. Find this and more at https://www.sbuss.dev/post/its-time-to-legalize-building/

Marc Andreessen is right: it’s time to build. The majority of us really want to live in a society with adequate housing, incredible medical technology, beautiful high rises and clean, fast, and reliable transit systems. So why don’t we…


NEW: Looking for my latest San Francisco Voting Guide by Steven Buss? Check out the Tech Worker Voter Guide, which I helped create!

NEW: I’ve moved my blog. Find this and more at https://www.sbuss.dev/post/pissed-off-at-the-pissed-off-voter-guide/

If they are so pissed off with the state of the city, then why did they…


NEW: I’ve moved my blog. Find this and more at https://www.sbuss.dev/post/march-2020-san-francisco-election-guide/

NEW: Looking for my latest San Francisco Voting Guide by Steven Buss? Check out the Tech Worker Voter Guide, which I helped create!

Here’s how I’m voting in the March, 2020 San Francisco election.

San Francisco

DCCC AD17

Vote for all:
Austin Hunter
Bivett Brackett
Kristen…


Tired of innumerate elected officials mismanaging the city?
Support my campaign for Democratic County Central Committee.

NEW: I’ve moved my blog. Find this and more at https://www.sbuss.dev/post/san-francisco-supervisors-are-eating-the-golden-goose/

San Francisco just passed an increase to the fees on new office construction and it’s being sold as “$400 million for affordable housing.”…


NEW: I’ve moved my blog. Find this and more at https://www.sbuss.dev/post/november-2019-san-francisco-voting-guide/

I will use my San Francisco Voting Framework to give you recommendations for the November 2019 election. The numbers in (parenthesis) are the voting principles I’m applying to my endorsement.

If you think we need this kind of rigorous…


NEW: I’ve moved my blog. Find this and more at https://www.sbuss.dev/post/san-francisco-voter-framework/

I have a general voting framework for ballot props which works most of the time. I’ve developed this framework over several elections and it is now fairly stable:

  1. Prefer to vote for new taxes, preferably without a set-aside
  2. Vote…

NEW: I’ve moved my blog. Find this and more at https://www.sbuss.dev/post/explaining-the-broken-housing-politics-of-san-francisco/

Have you ever wondered why old buildings look like the building on the left, but new buildings look like the one on the right?


NEW: I’ve moved my blog. Find this and more at https://www.sbuss.dev/post/2018-november-general-election-voting-guide/

This is my longest-ever voter guide. Not only do I justify my positions on propositions using my voting framework, I explain those choices in depth. Every ballot prop position is justified by some of my 10 voting principles, eg…

Steven Buss

YIMBY Neoliberal lead, YIMBY Action Board Member, Software Engineer, A little too obsessed with land use policy

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