Meet Soulmaz Panahi, one of 12 Rent Stabilization Board candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
Meet the 12 Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
There is a full slate of five property owner-oriented candidates running for the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board — and real estate interests are backing them big time.
The slate definitely took four seats and is poised to win the fifth.
By law, independent expenditure campaigns must act independently of the candidates they are backing. They can’t communicate or even coordinate with those running for office.
We’re keeping track of forums featuring candidates and issues on the Nov. 3 ballot. Watch the recordings here once the events are over.
Critical information about who is paying for campaign materials is missing, the complaints state.
How much have real estate groups poured into the election? How about firefighter unions? Which candidates is the actor Danny Glover backing?
There are 12 seats at play, including the mayor’s office, four City Council positions, two School Board positions and five on the Rent Stabilization Board.