The three candidates align on many issues, like affordable housing and public transit, but have different methods to accomplish these goals.
Meet your District 5 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
Meet Todd Andrew, one of three District 5 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
Meet Sophie Hahn, one of three District 5 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
District 5, from left: Sophie Hahn, Stephen Murphy. Photos: Courtesy With 12-year District 5 Councilman Laurie Capitelli setting his sights on the mayor’s seat, Sophie Hahn and Stephen Murphy have gone head to head this election season to convince the community who will lead North Berkeley best. Hahn is a former attorney and small businesswoman […]
Courtesy of Sophie Hahn Name: Sophie Hahn Age: 55 Job: Zoning Adjustments Board member; retired small business owner and attorney What office are you are running for? Berkeley City Council, District 5 What is the main reason you are running? I am running to represent the people and neighborhoods of Berkeley, and ensure that as we grow and change, […]
Photo: Courtesy of Stephen Murphy Name: Stephen Murphy Age: 44 Job: Associate director, Alameda County Family Justice Center What office are you are running for? Berkeley City Council, District 5 What is the main reason you are running? I have spent my career dedicated to public service and social justice and I want to build upon my experience and relationships […]
Laurie Capitelli and Sophie Hahn are facing off for the second time for the District 5 Council seat. Photos: Emilie Raguso Incumbent Laurie Capitelli and challenger Sophie Hahn will face off in November for the second time in a pitched battle for Berkeley’s District 5 City Council seat, in a race that has been tinged with […]