Upcoming Political Candidate Events

Friday August 25, 2006

August 26  

Black Women Organized for Political Action, East Bay Lesbian/Gay/ Bisexual/Transgender Democratic Club, John George Democratic Club, Niagara Democratic Movement, Oakland East Bay Democratic Club 

Interviews with candidates. 

10 a.m., Prescott Joseph Center, 920 Peralta, Oakland. 510-436-7682 


August 31 

Berkeley Democratic Club 

Endorsement meeting for mayor, city council, EBMUD and school board 

7:30 p.m., Northbrae Community Church, 941 The Alameda. 510-843-3219 


August 31  

Berkeley Chamber of Commerce 

Meet the Candidates: Council districts 1, 4, 7, 8 

Members $15 with RSVP; nonmembers $30 with RSVP; $40 at door 

8 a.m., Skates on the Bay, 100 Seawall Dr. 510-549-7000 


September 7  

Wellstone Club  

Discussion and vote on candidates and propositions not yet endorsed: 

• Berkeley: Council Dist. 8, auditor, rent board, mayor 

• EBMUD and Regional Parks boards 

• Oakland: Council Dist. 2 (discussion of endorsing a non-Democrat); Peralta Dist. 7 

6 p.m. potluck; 6:45 meeting. Humanist Hall, 390 27th St. 510-548-7645 


September 11 

East Bay Young Democratic Club 

Interview: Berkeley City Council District 7 and 8, Peralta  

7-9 p.m. Spud’s Pizza, 3290 Adeline Ave. 510-334-1344 


September 17 

Berkeley Progressive Coalition Convention 

Debating and endorsing local candidates and measures and some state propositions. 

2 p.m. Washington School Auditorium, 2300 Martin Luther King Jr. Way; enter McKinley. 510-540-1975 


September 18 

East Bay for Democracy Candidate Night  

Interviews and endorsements for the following: Oakland auditor, Berkeley Mayor, Peralta Trustee Dist. 7, Berkeley City Council Dist. 7 and Albany City Council. 

6:30 p.m., pizza; 7 p.m., program. Redwood Gardens, 2951 Derby St. 


September 24 

Berkeley Citizen’s Action 

Endorsement meeting 

3 p.m. North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Ave. 510-549-1208 


September 28 

Berkeley Chamber of Commerce 

Meet the Candidates – mayor’s race 

Members $15 with RSVP; nonmembers $30 with RSVP; $40 at door 

8 a.m. Skates on the Bay: 100 Seawall Dr. 



October 19 

Le Conte Neighborhood Association 

Candidates Night  

7:30 pm. Le Conte School, 2221 Russell St.