Monthly Archives: August 2012

BCA Endorsement Meetings for November 2012 General Election

In order to have sufficient time to cover the entire election, this year’s endorsement process will have two meetings. Everyone is invited, but you must pay 2012 BCA dues to vote on endorsements. More information will be posted soon, but below are the dates and races/measures being addressed at each meeting.

Candidates: Sunday, September 16, 1:30-5:00 PM

South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis St. @ Ashby

  • National and state offices
  • Mayor
  • City Council Districts 2, 3, 5 and 6
  • School Board Directors (two seats)
  • Rent Stabilization Board (four seats)
  • Transit Boards

Measures and Propositions: Sunday, September 30,1:30-5:00

North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst St @ ML King Jr. Way, Classrooms A&B

Alameda County Measures

  • A1 – Oakland Zoo
  • B1 – Transportation

Berkeley Measures

  • M – Streets and Watershed
  • N – Pools
  • O – Pools Maintenance & Operations
  • P – Renewal for Parks, Libraries & Emergency Services
  • Q – Disaster Equipment
  • R – Redistricting
  • S – Sit/Lie
  • T – West Berkeley Plan
  • U – Sunshine Ordinance
  • V – FACTS Initiative

State Propositions

  • 30 – Jerry Brown’s Tax
  • 31 – Austerity Budget
  • 32 – Censor Unions & Workers
  • 33 – Auto Insurance Scam
  • 34 – End the Death Penalty
  • 35 – Prohibit Human Trafficking & Sex Slavery
  • 36 – Repeal “Three Strikes”
  • 37 – Mandatory Label (GMO) Genetically Engineered Foods.
  • 36 – Molly Munger’s State Income Tax
  • 39 – Income Tax Increase for Multistate Businesses
  • 40 – Referendum on the State Senate Redistricting Plan