Two D8 candidates have been tripped up by the new public campaign financing laws. Students who had hoped to vote aren’t getting that right just yet. And a very popular senator is coming to get out the vote.
The mayor’s campaign manager paid for expenses with her personal credit card but did not get reimbursed quickly enough so the payments became illegal donations.
By not reimbursing the expenses borne by his campaign manager in a timely fashion, Jesse Arreguín may have violated the law 18 times.
Berkeley’s watchdog campaign committee will hold a hearing to see if a property owners group violated election filing laws in 2016.