Berkeley

Vote Yes

Measure II – Create Board and Director of Police Accountability

Won with 84.6% Yes 15.4% No
Clearly, this measure could go farther for civilian oversight and defunding of policing in Berkeley, but it is a good start. It creates a nine-member…

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Vote No

Measure HH – Fund Climate Equity Fund Through Increased Utilty User Tax

Lost with 52.97% No 47.03% Yes
In an effort to fund a Climate Equity Action Fund, this measure places a tax on users’ electricity bills. Though there are carve-outs for low-in…

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Measure GG – Tax Lyft and Uber Riders to Fund Public Services

Won with 58.7% Yes 41.3% No
While well-intentioned, this measure would result in unaccountable and greedy rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft passing charges on to their drive…

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Measure FF – Raise $8.5 Million for Emergency Response Through Parcel Tax

Won with 74.1% Yes 25.9% No
This measure raises needed funds for firefighting, emergency medical response and wildfire preparedness. It raises $8.5 million through a $0.1047 per…

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Measure MM – Limit Evictions, Extend Emergency Renter Protections

Won with 56.8% Yes 43.2% No
As the original COVID eviction moratoriums expire, certain landlords are threatening millions of Californians with losing their homes. This measure ex…

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Measure LL – Allow Berkeley To Invest Allocated Funds

Won with 81.3% Yes 18.7% No
To comply with a restrictive state law, Berkeley voters must approve the resources that have already been allocated.

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Measure KK – Allow Flexibility in Staffing of Fire Department (And Other Amendments)

Won with 75% Yes 25% No
A pile of amendments thrown into one, this would allow people who live far out of Berkeley to work as firefighters in the city. Given the housing…

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Measure JJ – Raise Elected Officials’ Pay to Median Income for Berkeley

Won with 64.6% Yes 35.4% No
Though raising salaries is always tough, Berkeley’s current salaries are not commensurate with public service anywhere, let alone in such an exp…

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Leah Simon-Weisberg

Won with 13.5% Yes 86.5% Other Candidates
The dynamic Right to Housing slate of candidates includes a wealth of experience and deep community values. Five seats are open in this race. Walker,…

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Dominique Walker

Won with 11.1% Yes 88.9% Other Candidates
The dynamic Right to Housing slate of candidates includes a wealth of experience and deep community values. Five seats are open in this race. Walker,…

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Mari Mendonca

Won with 9.3% Yes 90.7% Other Candidates
The dynamic Right to Housing slate of candidates includes a wealth of experience and deep community values. Five seats are open in this race. Walker,…

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Andy Kelley

Won with 12.41% Yes 87.59% Other Candidates
The dynamic Right to Housing slate of candidates includes a wealth of experience and deep community values. Five seats are open in this race. Walker,…

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