Latest on Berkeley Election Battles – Oct. 9 Update

Here's a one-stop list of the most recent news, plus background links, of the latest developments 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. 9, 11:50 a.m.

It's hard to keep up with the news 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 background links:

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

Berkeley in dire need of a leadership change, Oct. 8 (Contra Costa Times editorial)

Berkeley on course for $250,000 election, Oct 8 (Berkeleyside)

Plough Benefit For No on "S" Draws Raucous Crowd, Oct. 7 (Berkeley Daily Planet)

Fighting to Sit: Time to stand up again for your right to sit down in the city, Oct. 5 (Daily Californian op-ed)

View Competitive Sitting Here, Now!, Oct. 5 (Berkeley Daily Planet "Editor's Back Fence" article on anti-Measure S event)

ENDORSEMENT SPECIAL: Avoid R, and the Rest of the Story, Oct. 4 (Berkeley Daily Planet editorial)

Quakers Oppose Berkeley Measure S, Oct. 4 (Berkeley Daily Planet, commentary by Berkeley Society of Friends)

City election endorsements have lost significance, some say, Oct. 4 (Daily Californian)

Unfounded Fears: Why the controversy over a Berkeley measure that would ban sitting on sidewalks is overblown

Ballot measure to increase government transparency may incur costs, Oct. 3 (Daily Californian)

Five Berkeley mayoral candidates face off at local forum, Oct. 2 (Berkeleyside)

Sorgen Accepts District 6 Write-in Campaign, Oct. (Pepper Spray Times)

Election information resources:

City of Berkeley candidate profiles page

City of Berkeley guide to ballot measures

Voter's Edge Berkeley (Berkeleyside, MapLight)


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