The race is close and no candidate is expected to capture the seat at first. Ranked-choice voting and voters’ No. 2 choices will play a large role in selecting the next council member.
No one might have predicted Berkeley’s District 8 City Council race would feature so much discord.
Rigel Robinson, Aidan Hill and Ces Rosales all aim to represent the “student supermajority” District 7.
The work I have done for this district and this city sets me apart from the other candidates in the District 7 race. I would be honored to have your vote!
Ces is a woman who has a long history fighting for civil rights. I know she will represent her city with integrity, commitment and unceasing energy.
With less than a week before election day, a single poll shows the candidate who has served eight years in public office narrowly ahead of a campaign consultant in her first race.
Buffy wants to build more affordable housing, boost funding for public education, and take a regional approach to homelessness. She has the experience, skills and relationships to deliver real results.
She is kind, inclusive, and brave. She has integrity. She is hardworking and dedicated to public service and social change for the better of humanity.
Berkeley voters will get a say on city housing, homelessness and infrastructure on Nov. 6.
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Having served on the Rent Stabilization Board, the Zoning Adjustments Board, the Housing Advisory Commission and the Sierra Club board, he has deep experience and understands the issues.
James Riseman bought a dilapidated four-plex in Berkeley last year and modernized it. The incentive to maintain apartments will decline if vacancy control is reinstated.