It may seem like the ultimate waving of a white flag for Republicans in the liberal East Bay — the only GOP candidate running for State Assembly is a college sophomore.
Andy Katz is the only candidate running for the 15th District who has represented nearly all the cities in the district, in his role as EBMUD board of directors.
The idea of guaranteed cash from the government is a cause currently championed by just one of the 12 candidates in the district 15 race: writer and podcaster Owen Poindexter.
The Berkeley City Council is slated to vote Tuesday on whether to place a controversial police oversight charter amendment on the November ballot.
Berkeley voters may have a chance in November to approve a bond measure to help pay for affordable and workforce housing, according to new survey results released by the city.
"Education is really my sweet spot in this election," says Appel who is running for the 15th Assembly District.
The Richmond vice mayor was part of the shift in Richmond’s political power over the last decade.
First elected in 1992, Maio has served more than 25 years, making her the longest-serving council member in Berkeley.
Ben Bartlett has only been a Berkeley City Councilman for 1.5 years, but has the experience to be an Assemblyman because "a year in Berkeley is like 7 years anywhere else," he says
With 12 people now running to replace Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, developments in the race are fast and furious.
The candidates in the crowded race talked housing, healthcare and campaign finance at an endorsement meeting Sunday.
Buffy Wicks, who has worked for both President Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, has dwarfed her competitors by raising $520,124. The AD 15 race is one of the costliest so far.
By not reimbursing the expenses borne by his campaign manager in a timely fashion, Jesse Arreguín may have violated the law 18 times.