The endorsements listed in this newsletter were selected by BCA membership at the Election Forum held on September 21st. The Rent Board slate that is selected at the Summer Berkeley Tenants Union Convention is automatically endorsed by BCA. Continue reading
Before our Forum, BCA and BTU wrote some probing questions for our candidates. The candidates put good faith effort into the responses, which are very informative. Click the links below (on the Berkeley Tenant Union Website) to download and read:
November 2014 Election Endorsements: These Endorsements were made at the Election Forum held September 21st by the BCA membership. Thank you to all who came out to discuss the issues and make the decision on candidates, measures and propositions which best met our values as Berkeley progressives. Please support these candidates and measures. Continue reading
Please share our event flyer, which prints 2 up on a page. Back side shows the recommendations of the BCA steering committee for selected candidates and measures.
Time has been extended a bit for the forum. Candidates and folks speaking about measures will be speaking from 3:30 to 6 and then BCA and BTU members will stay to vote on their respective candidates. We’ll have the final hour til 7 to clean up and count the vote.
Sunday, Sept. 21, 3:30-6:00pm, at the Fellowship Hall of Berkeley Unitarian Universalists, at 1924 Cedar St.
Presented by Berkeley Citizens Action, Berkeley Tenants Union, and the Social Justice Committee of the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists.
Meet your candidates in the November 2014 Election. Supporters and opponents of local measures will discuss their positions. Hear their ideas! Ask Questions! Demand Answers! All are welcome to attend. Continue reading
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Save the Date of our Fall Election Forum: Sunday September 21, 3:30-5:30 at the Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar Street at Bonita
Review the list of candidates who have been invited to participate in the forum
Check out the measures and propositions on the November Ballot
- Candidate Forum Thursday May 22 and Election Info
- Green Downtown and Public commons Initiative
- Redistricting Update
- Housing Advisory Commission Update
- Membership renewal time: please update your membership, send in your dues to fund the November election campaign.
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Berkeley is in the process of redistricting city council seats. In 2014, two progressive councilmembers, Kriss Worthington and Jesse Arreguin, will be up for election and will be running in newly defined districts. Continue reading
|Measure M – Repair Streets and Watershed||YES|
|Measure N – Rebuild Willard and Warm Pools||YES|
|Measure O – Maintain and Operate New Pools||YES|
|Measure P – Continue to fund Parks, Libraries & Emerg. Svcs||YES|
|Measure Q – Utility Users Tax||YES|
|Measure R – Redistricting||NO|
|Measure S – Sit/Lie||NO|
|Measure T – West Berkeley Plan||NO|
|Measure U – Sunshine Ordinance||NO|
|Measure V – FACTS Initiative||YES|
|Alameda County Measures|
|Measure A1 – Oakland Zoo||NO ENDORSEMENT|
|Measure B1 – Transportation Sales Tax||YES|
|Proposition 30 – Jerry Brown’s Tax Increase||YES|
|Proposition 31 – Austerity Budget||NO|
|Proposition 32 – Censors Unions & Workers||NO|
|Proposition 33 – Auto Insurance Scam||NO|
|Proposition 34 – End the Death Penalty||YES|
|Proposition 35 – Attempts to Control Human Trafficking & Sex Slavery||NO ENDORSEMENT|
|Proposition 36 – Revises “Three Strikes” Law||YES|
|Proposition 37 – Mandatory Label (GMO) Genetically Engineered Foods||YES|
|Proposition 38 – Molly Munger’s State Income Tax||NO|
|Proposition 39 – Income Tax Increase for Multistate Businesses||YES|
|Proposition 40 – Referendum on State Senate Redistricting Plan||YES|
BCA Measures and Propositions Meeting
Sunday, September 30, 1:30, voting by 4 pm.
North Berkeley Senior Center
1901 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, California 94709
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