Two Berkeley measures have brought in more than $400,000.
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.
Beckles was buoyed on Monday by an endorsement from Sen. Bernie Sanders. The Richmond councilwoman has staked out positions on the left of the Democratic spectrum.
By Nov. 6, the Wicks campaign and its 500 volunteers plan to have knocked on 100,000 doors, part of the candidate's strategy to connect with voters.
A recent campaign flyer sent by Buffy Wicks is disingenuous and inaccurate and mischaracterizes the position of her opponent Jovanka Beckles, who is the true, progressive champion for affordable housing.
Companies that build affordable housing are pouring funds into support of the O and P measures, Realtors are opposing the proposed property transfer tax hike and Wicks is outspending Beckles in the AD15 race.
They differ on their support for Proposition 10, housing, charter school reforms, whether California should immediately seek a single-payer health plan and more.
At Food in the 15th, organized by the California Food and Farming Network, the candidates spoke on affordable food, urban agriculture social justice for food workers, more.
Six weeks remain until the November election. Some races have already gotten ugly.
She got into grassroots politics because of her outrage over the lack of health care in this country. She has organized for unions. She worked to elect Barack Obama.
Wicks has hired a company that is also working to defeat a San Francisco ballot measure that would tax large companies to help pay for homeless housing and services.
Jovanka Beckles is now in second place, as of Saturday evening.