Just two more weeks until the deadline for voters hoping to cast a ballot in the race for the new downtown Berkeley City Council rep.
Kate Harrison is a nuts-and-bolts kind of woman and she knows how to focus on getting the best bang for the buck.
Ben Gould is the only candidate who supports housing production for middle and upper-income residents.
Ben Gould, who is running for City Council representing District 4, will make sure that Berkeley sets itself on a course to becoming a truly inclusive community.
Both District 4 Berkeley council hopefuls answer eight questions, posed by the Downtown Berkeley Association, about the future of the downtown.
Ben Gould is running for a spot on the Berkeley City Council. Learn more about him here.
Kate Harrison is running for a spot on the Berkeley City Council. Learn more about her here.
Early voting began Monday, Feb. 6, for downtown Berkeley residents who want a say in who will represent them on the City Council. See how the candidates compare.
Tom Dalzell thinks Kate Harrison would preserve the distinctive character of Berkeley.
Despite the new calendar year, “Election 2016” is not quite over in Berkeley. Downtown residents will have another chance to cast a ballot, beginning Feb. 6, to choose the next City Council representative for the district.
The race to replace City Councilman Jesse Arreguín formally began Wednesday when Kate Harrison held a press conference in front of old City Hall to announce her candidacy for the District 4 seat. She was surrounded by a group of officials and activists who had helped elect Arreguín to the mayor’s office, a move that ushered in a more liberal City Council.
District 2 voters rejected incumbent Berkeley Councilman Darryl Moore’s bid for re-election and narrowly handed the seat to progressive challenger Cheryl Davila, according to the Alameda County Registrar of Voters, which completed its final vote count Friday.
Developers with projects in the pipeline can expect to be asked to provide more affordable housing and a stronger community benefits package before being approved, Mayor-elect Jesse Arreguín said Monday during a far-ranging interview with Berkeleyside.
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