Meet your District 1 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2022 election.
The deadline for all election-related op-eds is Sept. 25. We are limiting the number of op-eds we’ll publish.
Who’s spending the most on the city’s elections? How does Berkeley’s public matching fund program work? And other campaign finance essentials.
There are two contested races for Berkeley City Council in 2022, while two members are cruising unopposed to re-election.
“I feel like I’ve served with the seriousness and integrity that the voters deserve,” Droste told Berkeleyside in an exclusive interview. “My family needs me now.”
A private legal memo — inadvertently posted on a school board meeting agenda — advised the board on the legal risks of keeping its at-large election system.
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.
South Berkeley voters will have to decide whether they are happy with the leadership of four-year incumbent Ben Bartlett, or whether they want something new.
The three candidates align on many issues, like affordable housing and public transit, but have different methods to accomplish these goals.
Incumbent Susan Wengraf and challenger Richard Illgen both have decades of experience, but differ on the best approaches to address Berkeley’s challenges.
Meet your mayoral candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
On Election Day, West Berkeley residents in District 2 will have to decide whether they are happy with Cheryl Davila’s leadership or would prefer a new council member at the helm.