The November 2020 Election

81.08% of registered voters In Alameda County cast ballots.
75.21% voted by mail. 5.87% voted on election night.
Source – Alameda County Registrar of Voters 11/12/20
Winners are in red.

U. S. REPRESENTATIVES – District 13

Barbara Lee (Dem) 90.38%; Nikka Piterman (Rep) 9.62%.

STATE SENATE – District 9

Jamie Dluzak , Libertarian 10.47%; Nancy Skinner, Incumbent 89.53%. Video

EMERYVILLE ELECTION

Emeryville City Council:  Video
John Bauter; Ally Medina; Christian Patz
These incumbents were uncontested and no election was held.

BERKELEY ELECTIONS

Berkeley Candidate Forum Videos

Berkeley City Council, District 3:
Ben Bartlett, Incumbent 69.27 %; Deborah Mathews, Real Estate Broker 23.84 %; Orlando Martinez, Construction Manager 6.40 %.

Berkeley City Council, District 6:
Susan Wengraf, Incumbent 72.37 %; Richard Illgen, Social Justice Attorney 27.18 %.

Berkeley School Board (2 positions):
Laura Babitt, Parent/Financial Auditor 33.48 %;  Jose Luis Bedolla, Non-Profit CEO 6.32 %; Norma J F Harrison, Community Volunteer 4.20 %;  Esfandiar Imani, Risk Management Consultant 4.48 %;  Mike Chang, Education Law Attorney 19.41 %;  Ana Vasudeo, Schools Transportation Planner 32.00 %.

Berkeley City Council, District 5: 
Sophie Hahn, Incumbent 76.55 % Todd Andrew, Real Estate Salesperson 18.84 %;  Paul Darwin Picklesimer, Community Center Manager 4.24 %.

Berkeley City Council, District 2
Cheryl Davila, Incumbent 29.49 %;  Terry Taplin, Transportation Commission Vice-Chair 39.28 %;  Alex Sharenko, Solar Energy Scientist 24.00 %;  Timothy W. Carter, Business Owner/Commissioner 6.77 %.  

Berkeley Mayor:
Jesse Arreguin, Incumbent 62.57 %;  Wayne Hsiung, Environmental Attorney 24.09 %; Aidan Hill, Vice-Chair Homeless Commission 10.13 %; Naomi D. Pete 2.37 %

Berkeley Rent Board (5 positions): 
Bahman Ahmadi, Retired Engineer 8.05 %; Bianca Zahrai, Attorney 2.59 %; Soulmaz Panahi, Real Estate Agent 4.70 %; Leah Simon-Weisberg, Incumbent 13.57 %; Wendy Saenz Hood Neufeld, Retired Media Coordinator 5.60 %; Carole Marasovic, Homeless Commissioner/Attorney 7.72 %;  Mari Mendonca, Incumbent 9.36 %; Pawel Moldenhawer, Green Building Contractor 6.35 %; Dan McDunn, Home Builder 5.78 %; Andy Kelley, Alameda County Planning Commissioner 12.25 %; Dominique Walker, Community Field Organizer 11.13 %; Xavier Johnson, Tenants’ Rights Advocate 12.75 %. 

ALAMEDA COUNTY ELECTIONS

Alameda County Forum Videos

DIRECTOR DISTRICT 7 – Bay Area Rapid Transit:
Lateefa Simon, Incumbent 75.63 %; Sharon Kidd, Police Reform Counselor 24.12 %.

JUDGE, SEAT 2 – Alameda County Superior Court:
Elena Condes, Trial Attorney 55.92%; Mark Fickes, Civil Rights Attorney 43.64%.

DIRECTOR, AT-LARGE – Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District:
Victoria Fierce,
Non-Profit Organization Manager 24.81 %; Dollene C. Jones, Business Woman 13.65 %; H. E. Christian (Chris) Peeples, Incumbent 61.26 %.

DIRECTOR, WARD 2 – Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District: 
Greg Harper,Business Attorney 23.22 %; Jean Walsh, Sustainable Transportation Professional 76.46 %.

DIRECTOR, WARD 1 – Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District: 
Jovanka D. Beckles, Community Support Organizer 48.33 %; Ben Fong, Transportation Policy Director 34.92 %; Joe L. Wallace, Incumbent 16.62 %.

DIRECTOR, WARD 1 – East Bay Regional Park District:
Norman La Force, Environmental Protection Attorney 34.85 %; Elizabeth Echols, Board, East Bay Regional Park District 64.97 %.

ALBANY ELECTIONS

Albany Forum Videos

Albany City Council (three positions):
Preston Jordan
28.32 %, Aaron Tiedermann 24.43 %, Ge’Nell Gary 24.45 %,
Tod Abbott
22.23 %.

Albany School Board (two positions):
Brian Beall
16.43 %, Veronica Davidson 45.70 %, Melissa Boyd 37.64 %.

STATE PROPOSITIONS

State Propositions Video in English and Spanish.
California’s 12 State Propositions – short text.

CALIFORNIA STATE PROPOSITIONS: 14 YES 51.1%; 15 NO 52%; 16 NO 57.2%; 17 YES 58%; 18 NO 56.0%; 19 YES 51.1%; 20 NO 61.7%; 21 NO 59.8%; 22 YES 58.6%; 23 NO 63.5%; 24 YES 56.2%; 25 NO 56.4%.

MEASURES FOR ALBANY AND BERKELEY

The Pros and Cons for Albany’s 4 measures  –  Vote with the League
The Pros and Cons for Berkeley’s 8 measures  –  Vote with the League

ALBANY MEASURES: BB YES 73.26%; CC YES 56.37 %; DD YES 58.04 %;
EE YES 58.89 %.

BERKELEY MEASURES: FF YES 74.20 %; GG YES 58.79 %; HH NO 52.98 %; II YES 84.65 %; JJ YES 64.62 %; KK YES 75.06 %; LL YES 81.39 %; MM YES 56.83 %.

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