Latest on Berkeley Election Battles – Oct. 12 Update

Here's a one-stop update of the most recent news and possible exposés, plus background links, in the Berkeley election battles – including races for mayor, city council, school board and rent board, as well as the 10 ballot measures.

Updated, Oct. 12, 3:45 p.m.

It's hard to keep up with the stream of news and analysis in Berkeley's lively election season with contests for mayor, city council, school board and rent board, not to mention 10 local ballot measures.

To help you stay up to date on developments, here's a list of the most recent coverage from various news sources, followed by links to election information resources:

Creative Protests Blanket Berkeley, Oct. 12 (Berkeley Daily Planet)

Students will finally have a voice: Measure allows students to represent themselves in city, Oct. 12 (Daily Californian op-ed column)

Our recommendations in key Alameda County, Berkeley and Oakland races, Oct. 11 (Bay Guardian)

Capitelli, Hahn go head to head in Berkeley's District 5, Oct. 11 (Berkeleyside)

Two slates running for Berkeley Rent Board, Oct. 11 (Daily Californian)

Berkeley "Sit-Lie" Measure Funded by Real Estate and Developer Interests, Oct 10 (Bay Area IndyMedia)

Measure S is a step backwards for Berkeley, Oct. 10 (Berkeleyside op-ed column)

Berkeley at a Crossroads, Oct. 10 (East Bay Express)

Who's Spending on Berkeley Ballot Measures? The First Filing of Expenditures, and More, Oct. 9 (Berkeley Daily Planet)

Independent expenditure funds Worthington billboard, Oct. 9 (Bekeleyside)

Watch Berkeley Candidates “Stump Speeches” on YouTube, Oct. 9 (League of Women Voters in Berkeley Daily Planet)

Debating Berkeley's Sit-Lie Ballot Measure, Oct. 8 (KQED)

Election information resources:

City of Berkeley candidate profiles page

City of Berkeley guide to ballot measures

Voter's Edge Berkeley (Berkeleyside, MapLight)

2-minute "Stump Speeches" on YouTube by candidates for mayor, city council and school board (League of Women Voters)

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