ELECTIONS: San Francisco Squeaker

When they went to the polls to choose a new mayor in a runoff election last week, San Franciscans seemed preoccupied with the plight of a city 3,000 miles away. Both candidates were survivors of a Nov. 4 election that had eleven names on the ballot. Both—Democratic State Senator George Moscone and Republican John J. Barbagelata, a member of the city's board of supervisors—agreed hat the overriding issue of the campaign was not San Francisco's woes but New York City's. "The day of the giveaway is over," said Moscone, 46. Said the conservative Barbagelata, 56: "New York was...

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