Participation in East Bay DSA surged during the 2016 election and after the election of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Its youth arm held its conference in Berkeley this weekend to gear up for 2020.
Long before she was a 2020 presidential contender, Kamala Harris was a resident of the Berkeley flats and a student at Thousand Oaks.
SLATE pre-dated the Free Speech and anti-Vietnam War movements. Its members protested racial discrimination by holding ‘shop-ins’ at Lucky’s supermarket on Telegraph Avenue.
Voter turnout significantly eclipsed that of the last mid-term election in Berkeley. See all the results in one place.
Alameda County updates the ballot count daily, but very little is changing at this point.
Although more votes remain to be counted, it is increasingly likely that the leads established on Election Day will hold.
A few hundred people braved the smoky air to protest Thursday evening.
The standings haven’t changed in two City Council races in Berkeley that may still be too early to call, according to new results posted Thursday evening by the Alameda County registrar of voters.
With a large number of mail-in ballots remaining to be counted, there could still be some unexpected results in Berkeley.
Berkeley election tallies with 100% of the precincts reporting. Mail-in ballots received after Sunday have not been counted. All results remain unofficial as of Wednesday morning.
Our live coverage reported as the results came in on who won in Berkeley, including for the four City Council seats up for grabs, along with spots on the school and rent boards.
Our photographer, Pete Rosos, is out and about capturing democracy in action in our city, and we’ll be updating this gallery throughout the day. Send us your best election photos too