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Measure K – Extend Parcel Tax to Fund Teachers and Academic Programs

Won with 70.6% Yes 29.4% No
Public education is on the ballot. With cratering public budgets compounding the costs associated with distance learning and safe in-person instructio…

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Measure M – Extend Parcel Tax to Fund Teachers and Academic Programs

Won with 73.6% Yes 26.4% No
Public education is on the ballot. With cratering public budgets compounding the costs associated with distance learning and safe in-person instructio…

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Measure O – Extend Parcel Tax to Fund Teachers and Academic Programs

Won with 77.4% Yes 22.6% No
Public education is on the ballot. With cratering public budgets compounding the costs associated with distance learning and safe in-person instructio…

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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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Proposition L – Tax Corporations Based on Ratio of CEO to Employee Pay

Won with 65% Yes 35% No
If a CEO is paying themselves 100 times the salary of their average employee, or more, it’s time they gave back. This measure will raise a gross…

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Proposition 22 – Take Away Protections Such As Minimum Wage for Gig Workers

Won with 58.63% Yes 41.37% No
Uber, Lyft, and other tech giants want to re-classify their employees as “independent contractors” to avoid labor protections such as mini…

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Proposition 16 – End the Ban on Affirmative Action

Lost with 57.73% No 42.77% Yes
Proposition 16 affirms that race, gender, and ethnicity can be considered in hiring and admissions processes, and overturns the racist Proposition 209…

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Rebecca Kaplan

Won with Advancing to November Runoff: 41% Yes 58.8% Other Candidates
With two decades of experience in elected office, Rebecca Kaplan is the best choice to lead our county on issues of housing and homelessness, mental h…

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