Election Section

Press Release: Berkeley Citizens Action Candidate Endorsement Convention on September 16

From Linda Franklin
Wednesday September 12, 2012 - 11:03:00 AM

The Berkeley Citizens Action Candidate Endorsement Convention will be held on Sunday, Sept 16 from 1:30-5pm at the South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis Street at Ashby Avenue. 

Berkeley Citizens Action has played a unique and essential role in progressive politics for the past 45+ years. Select the best office seekers for local, state and national office 

Meet the candidates and hear their ideas, vote to determine who will receive the BCA endorsement. All are welcome. Must be a paid 2012 member to vote, membership payment accepted at the door ($35 annual membership, $10 low income.) 

The following candidates have confirmed their attendance: 

Berkeley Mayor: Kahlil Jacobs-Fantauzzi (Likely), Jacquelyn McCormick (Yes), Kriss Worthington (Yes) Berkeley City Council District 2: Adolfo Cabral (Yes), Denisha DeLane (Yes) Berkeley City Council District 3: Maxwell Anderson (Yes) Berkeley City Council District 5: Laurie Capetelli (Possible), Sophie Hahn (Yes) Berkeley School Board: Judy Appel (Yes), Beatriz Leyva-Cutler (Yes), Norma Harrison (Yes), Tracy Hollander (Yes) California State Senate District 9: Mary McILroy (Yes) California State Assembly District 15: Eugene Ruyle (Yes) AC Transit At-Large: Dolene Jones (Yes), H. E. Chris Peeples (Yes) AC Transit Ward 1: Yelda Bartlett (Yes) BART District 3: Fred Wright Lopez (Yes), Anthony Pegram (Yes), Rebecca Saltzman (Yes) BART District 7: Maria Alegria (Yes), Margaret Gordon (Yes), Zakhary Mallett (Yes) 

The BCA Measures and Propositions endorsement meeting will be held two weeks later, Sunday Sept 30 at the North Berkeley Senior Center from 1:30-5. Join us to discuss the measures and propositions on the ballot for the November election and identify the legislation to be endorsed by BCA.