The Berkeleyside team will be out in force Tuesday, visiting voting centers throughout the day, then reporting results as soon as they are available after the polls close.
Berkeley ballot ‘drop stop’ sets up downtown Thursday and Friday for no-contact voting
Voters in Berkeley can walk, roll or drive by to drop off their ballots at a no-contact “drop stop” Thursday and Friday.
Nearly half of Berkeley has already voted
As of Wednesday, 49% of Berkeley’s ballots had already been received. One district has fallen way behind the rest.
How much are Berkeleyans donating to Biden and Trump?
Berkeleyans have donated over $5.4 million to the two presidential campaigns, 98.5% of which is to one candidate, and over half of which has come from two of the city’s zip codes.
Independent expenditure campaigns spend big to influence rent board, District 2 city council race
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.
Some Berkeley voters still don’t have their ballots; Berkeleyside is trying to find out why
The Alameda County registrar of voters mailed ballots to 78,000 Berkeley residents in early October, but some have not been delivered yet.
Distance learning equity, student safety are critical issues for Berkeley School Board candidates
In a race with no incumbents, six candidates are running to fill two seats during an academic year upended by COVID-19.
Election complaints filed against Arreguín and Hsiung mayoral campaigns
Critical information about who is paying for campaign materials is missing, the complaints state.
4 years of experience or a fresh start: What do South Berkeley voters want?
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.
Annual crime report sees shootings rise for the third straight year
The 2020 Berkeley crime report shows that shootings have risen as other crimes have dropped.
Heads up, Berkeley voters: You now have 6 ballot boxes to choose from
This week, Alameda County added four new 24-hour ballot boxes in Berkeley.
Affordable, transit-oriented housing is key issue in District 5 race, where newcomers challenge Sophie Hahn
The three candidates align on many issues, like affordable housing and public transit, but have different methods to accomplish these goals.