State Senator Nancy Skinner has released her year-end legislative report for 2018: Sen Skinner’s 2018 Legislative Report
Plenty of places are having election night parties so hit one up and blow off some of this election steam:
SF Eater’s List (https://sf.eater.com/maps/watch-midterm-election-results-bar-restaurant-san-francisco-bay-area-oakland-berkeley) – lists parties this side of the bay at The New Parkway in Oakland, Slainte in Oakland, Starline Social Club in Oakland, Spats in Berkeley, Red Bay Coffee in Oakland, Heart & Dagger in Oakland, Club BNB in Oakland.
Nayeli Maxson (running for Oakland city council district 4) is hosting a party at Camber Montclair on Moraga in Piedmont: Details on Facebook
Nikki Fortunato Bas (running for Oakland city council district 2) is hosting a party at Solespace on Grand Ave in Oakland. Details on Facebook
La Pena Cultural Center in Berkeley is hosting an election results watch party: Details at EventBrite
The new Racial & Criminal Justice Committee invites everyone to our next meeting on Thursday, November 8th at 7:00 p.m. at 1256 Monterey Ave., Berkeley (half a block north of Monterey Market). We are meeting jointly with members of Indivisible Berkeley, Democratic Socialists of America, and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights who also are organizing on racial and criminal justice issues. We’ll celebrate and/or commiserate briefly about the election results and then focus on how to move forward on the local and state levels. For more info, contact Rivka Polatnick (firstname.lastname@example.org).
After two meetings with our members we are pleased to announce our endorsements for the 2018 election here: Endorsements Results from the August and September 2018 meetings. We also have two PDFs available to print as flyers, Endorsements for Oakland Voters 2018 and Endorsements for Berkeley Voters 2018. Please share with friends who are looking for help on how to vote.
WDRC Coordinating Committee member Pamela Drake writes on her blog “DrakeTalk” about the Oakland Mayor’s race, Aug. 20th, 2018: The Oakland We Knew and the Oakland Mayor’s Race. Her ranked recommendations for mayor: 1) Cat Brooks, 2) Pamela Price, 3) Saied Karamooz.
We’ve got two terrific candidates for the 15th Assembly District: Jovanka Beckles and Buffy Wicks. Please take a look at both the platform and the endorsements for each of these candidates at their websites and social media links below.
- Jovanka Beckles.