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Measure OO – Allow Everyone to Serve on City Boards & Commissions Regardless of Immigration Status


Currently, our city rules keep some of the most qualified people who can help lead our community stuck on the sidelines simply because of the place of their birth. This measure would eliminate those barriers, and allow anyone to serve on city boards and commissions regardless of their immigration status. It would also remove gender-restrictive language from the city charter.

Won with 67% Yes 33% No

A Leaderful Vision for Equity and Justice

April 20, 2021
Here at Bay Rising Action, we know that our communities are powerful and leaderful. When we elect accountable leaders who truly represent us at every…

Measure BB – Ranked-Choice Voting

Ranked-choice voting allows diverse voices into the electoral process and frees voters to support who most represents them — not just who the politica…

Measure II – Create Board and Director of Police Accountability

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…

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

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…

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

While well-intentioned, this measure would result in unaccountable and greedy rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft passing charges on to their drive…