Two D8 candidates have been tripped up by the new public campaign financing laws. Students who had hoped to vote aren’t getting that right just yet. And a very popular senator is coming to get out the vote.
The mayor’s campaign manager paid for expenses with her personal credit card but did not get reimbursed quickly enough so the payments became illegal donations.
By not reimbursing the expenses borne by his campaign manager in a timely fashion, Jesse Arreguín may have violated the law 18 times.
Berkeley’s watchdog campaign committee will hold a hearing to see if a property owners group violated election filing laws in 2016.
Current ZAB commissioner Igor Tregub. Photo: courtesy Igor Tregub The president of the Berkeley Property Owners Alliance has dropped a libel lawsuit against Igor Tregub, a former candidate for the Rent Stabilization Board and a current Zoning Adjustments Board commissioner, ending three years of controversy. Sid Lakireddy and Tregub resolved the lawsuit after Tregub agreed to […]
FCPC commissioners review papers in a May 2013 meeting. (Note: Some of these commissioners are no longer serving.) Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Update, Jan. 17: Berkeley’s Fair Campaign Practices Commission voted Thursday night to increase the fine for “Yes on S” campaign violations to $3,750, according to the East Bay Express. The campaign had failed to list the individual […]
Members of the Fair Campaign Practices Commission review material before their Oct. 25 meeting. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Fair Campaign Practices Commission has decided to investigate whether any campaign laws were broken when the Yes on Measure S campaign paid people from $50 to $100 in cash to pass out campaign material on election day. […]
The four Rent Board candidates who are being sued are Alejandro Soto-Vigil, Igor Tregub, Judy Shelton and Asa Dodsworth The nephew of a notorious landlord who was sent to prison for transporting minors from India for the purpose of illegal sexual activity has filed a defamation lawsuit against four former Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board candidates. Sid […]
The FCPC commissioners review their papers before a meeting. From left: Brad Smith, Jennifer Lombardi, Patrick O’Donnell, and Anna De Leon. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The FCPC commissioners review their papers before a meeting. From left: Brad Smith, Jennifer Lombardi, Patrick O’Donnell, and Anna De Leon. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Fair Campaign Practices Commission on Thursday […]
One of the mailers sent out by the Tenants United For Fairness slate mailer organization The November 2012 election has come and gone, but Berkeley’s Fair Campaign Practices Commission will address some alleged violations of campaign law on Thursday night. The commission is scheduled to take a look at donations made to a Slate Mailer […]
Pamela Gray, an aide to Laurie Capitelli, took this photo of campaign signs she said she found in Alejandro Soto-Vigil’s recycling bin on Monday Pamela Gray, an aide to Laurie Capitelli, took this photo of campaign signs she said she found in Alejandro Soto-Vigil’s recycling bin on Monday A candidate for the Berkeley Rent Board, […]
Members of the Fair Campaign Practices Commission review material before their Oct. 25 meeting. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Berkeley’s Fair Campaign Practices Commission declined Thursday night to take up the question of whether the Yes on Measure T campaign had fraudulently stated on mailers that SEIU Local 1021 endorsed the measure when in fact it had […]