Kesarwani had 53% of the ranked-choice votes to defeat challengers Elisa Mikiten and Tamar Michai Freeman.
The $650 million infrastructure bond Measure L remains well short of passage.
Her colleagues commended Cheryl Davila for her “unbridled passion” and commitment to the environment and the unhoused. Then she told them what she really thought of them.
Davila’s attorney told Berkeleyside on Tuesday that “any accusations of misconduct or hostile work environment are untrue and unfounded.”
The two candidates will take over for Judy Appel and Beatriz Leyva-Cutler, who are both retiring from the board.
The salaries of the mayor and City Council members will increase by 75%, thanks to the apparent passage of Measure JJ.
Supporters said Measure HH losing is a missed opportunity to put resources toward climate justice.
The slate definitely took four seats and is poised to win the fifth.
Incumbent Elizabeth Echols has won the race for East Bay Regional Park Board Ward 1 directorship, securing 65% of the cast votes in Alameda Couty and 56% in Contra Costa County.
The current ranked-choice calculations put Taplin solidly in first place with 63% of the vote. There are still a lot of ballots to count.
Berkeley’s final 2020 election results for all the candidates and measures. Alameda County certified the results Dec. 1.
The latest local election results and what happened during Election Day in Berkeley — all here on Berkeleyside.