Rigel Robinson, Aidan Hill and Ces Rosales all aim to represent the “student supermajority” District 7.
Election Day is four weeks away, but early voting has already begun in Alameda County. If you live in Southside Berkeley, do you know who’s running to represent you?
Meet your District 7 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2018 election.
Meet Ces Rosales, one of three District 7 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2018 election.
Six weeks remain until the November election. Some races have already gotten ugly.
Vandalized Laurie Capitelli campaign signs The campaign sign gremlins are out in full force. Two weeks before the Nov. 6 election, many of the candidates for major Berkeley offices are reporting that their signs have been torn down, ripped up, stolen, or vandalized – and, in some cases, the destruction feels personal. Anna Avellar, the […]
Kriss Worthington On election night last Tuesday, only one of the Berkeley local races was technically undecided. In District 7, incumbent Kriss Worthington has captured 49.69% of the vote, just short of the required 50%. So it was clear that, barring a total sweep of second-choice votes by rival George Beier, Worthington would be reelected. […]
Berkeleyside’s Lance Knobel was stationed at Alameda’s Registrar of Voters offices from 8pm last night live-blogging the election results until the wee hours. He posted the last results at 1.35am this morning. Here is the summary for those too busy to relive the step-by-step drama. City Council Incumbent City Councilmembers all held their seats (although Worthington […]
1:35 a.m. If any benighted souls are still with me, thanks. In the final stretch I know I didn’t maintain the usual standard of being consistent with the number of significant figures in percentages, but I hope readers will excuse that. Also, thanks for the many supportive comments that you posted this evening. We’re really […]
At Tuesday’s election, Berkeley voters will have their first experience of ranked-choice voting (RCV), also known as instant runoff voting. RCV is being used in Berkeley’s City Council elections. In RCV (explained rather folksily in the video above), voters can rank their candidate preferences. If no candidate wins a majority (50% plus one), the candidate […]