Miley, Carson return to Board of Supervisors after decisive wins

The longest-tenured members of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors both won re-election after posting dominating victories Tuesday night.

2020 march primary logo drop shadowDistrict 4 Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley won 68.04 percent of the vote, according to early returns updates Monday night. Oakland community activist Esther Goolsby received 31.96 percent of the vote.

The margin of victory ensures that Miley, who represents parts of Oakland, unincorporated areas of Alameda that include Castro Valley, along with Pleasanton, will avoid of runoff in the fall.

Carson’s win on Tuesday night was even more thorough. This primary was the first time Carson has faced a contested election since the 1990s.

Voters in the Oakland and Berkeley District 5 issued ringing support for his re-election. Carson garnered 80.08 percent of the vote to Albany Mayor Nick Pilch’s 19.92 percent, according to Monday night’s update results. Carson will also avoid a runoff in November.