EAST BAY ELECTION RESULTS (Final-Certified)

REGISTRATION/TURNOUTAlameda County............................VOTES....PCTPRECINCTS REPORTING 100%Total Registration......................833,803Vote-By-Mail Ballots Cast...............263,684  31.63%Election Day Ballots Cast...............147,663  17.71%Total Ballots Cast......................411,347  49.33%*-incumbent**-race crosses over two counties. PRESIDENTDemocratic - Alameda County...............VOTES....PCTPRECINCTS REPORTING 100%Hillary Clinton (D)......................164889  51.27%Bernie Sanders(D)........................153955  47.87%Republican - Alameda County...............VOTES....PCTPRECINCTS REPORTING 100%Donald Trump (R)......................... 29097  62.84%John Kasich (R)..........................  7614  16.44%Ted Cruz (R).............................  4807  10.38%Write-in.................................  2256   4.87%Ben Carson (R)...........................  1973   4.26%Jim … Continue reading EAST BAY ELECTION RESULTS (Final-Certified)

A Parker upset will show Swalwell’s blessing means something

Bryan Parker and Rep. Eric SwalwellALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |One of the interesting side stories to the Alameda County supervisors race is not just Rep. Eric Swalwell’s surprising endorsement last April of Bryan Parker, the challenger hoping to unseat Supervisor Nate Miley, but the amount of follow-through the congressman is putting in … Continue reading A Parker upset will show Swalwell’s blessing means something

IE supporting Miley sends hit piece just a few days before Election Day

A hit piece was sent last weekend attacking BryanParker for lacking experience.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |Too little, too late? The independent expenditure committee supporting Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley's campaign released a hit piece arriving last Saturday afternoon in the mailboxes of Pleasanton voters.Pleasanton Families for Supervisor Nate Miley, the IE behind … Continue reading IE supporting Miley sends hit piece just a few days before Election Day

20 things I think about the East Bay’s June primary election

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors reignas champions of local entrenched poltics maycome to end on June 7.JUNE PRIMARY PREVIEW |1. I think Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley is scared to the point that he cries at bedtime.2. I think other supervisors, especially Scott Haggerty and Wilma Chan are feeling indigestion-level discomfort over the possibility … Continue reading 20 things I think about the East Bay’s June primary election

ALCOD4 PREVIEW: Is a monumental upset in the cards?

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley faces Bryan Parker in next week's winner-takes-all June election.MEET THE CANDIDATES Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley has represented District Four since 2001. Before that, he was an Oakland city council member. Miley's years of service include several accomplishments: Keeping the county afloat over several years of triple-digit deficits without cutting … Continue reading ALCOD4 PREVIEW: Is a monumental upset in the cards?

Email suggests Miley’s re-election campaign and IE supporting him is improperly coordinating efforts

A mailer from Pleasanton Families for SupervisorNate Miley, an IE supporting his re-election. ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |Earlier this month, a mysterious independent expenditures committee named “Pleasanton Families for Supervisor Nate Miley" surfaced without much funding or activity. However, campaign finance reports for the Independent Expenditure Committee, not yet easily accessible to the … Continue reading Email suggests Miley’s re-election campaign and IE supporting him is improperly coordinating efforts

Miley is running an atrocious campaign, yet he may still win

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley andBryan Parker in Castro Valley.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |Every four years, Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley’s mantra is to express gratitude to his opponents, you know, for running against him. The utterance, however, is always dripping with insincerity. Miley doesn’t appreciate any type of challenge, whether it … Continue reading Miley is running an atrocious campaign, yet he may still win

UFCW drops $10,000 on Nate Miley; IE supporting him formed by nonagenarian

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley said to anaudience earlier this month, "Don't hate the player,hate the game."ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |With less than two weeks until Election Day, Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley is pulling out all the stops in his suddenly competitive re-election campaign against Bryan Parker. Over the last week, … Continue reading UFCW drops $10,000 on Nate Miley; IE supporting him formed by nonagenarian

Nate Miley received thousands this week from anti-rent control interests

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley does notsupport rent control in the unincorporateds.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley has received thousands of dollars this week from some of the most vehement anti-tenant groups in the East Bay and state, according to finance records, despite calls in Oakland, which he represents, … Continue reading Nate Miley received thousands this week from anti-rent control interests

Parker opens a new front: Releases website, mailer attacking Miley’s record

A mailer released Friday by Parker's campaigncharges Miley with a cozy relationship with Corizon, the county's prison health care provider.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |Things just got real in Alameda County's under-the-radar Board of Supervisors race following the release Thursday of a scathing website from Bryan Parker’s campaign asserting incumbent Nate Miley’s uses his … Continue reading Parker opens a new front: Releases website, mailer attacking Miley’s record

After endorsing Parker, Swalwell high-tailed to D.C. rather than face labor

Swalwelling: Rep. Eric Swalwell endorsed thenon-union-backed supervisorial candidate then avoided labor before heading back to Washington.CONGRESS | 15TH DISTRICT |Rep. Eric Swalwell's relationship with organized labor has always been a bit strained. After Swalwell made an abrupt and potentially pivotal decision two weeks ago to endorse Alameda County supervisorial candidate Bryan Parker over the incumbent Supervisor Nate … Continue reading After endorsing Parker, Swalwell high-tailed to D.C. rather than face labor

Bryan Parker’s campaign received large donation from Oakland coal backer

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley and Bryan Parker at a forum in Castro Valley last month.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |At several public appearances, Alameda County Board of Supervisors candidate Bryan Parker has taken a stance in opposition of the controversial proposal to ship coal through the Oakland Army Base. The sentiment, nevertheless, did not … Continue reading Bryan Parker’s campaign received large donation from Oakland coal backer

ALCO Supe Nate Miley raised a whopping $163,000, but already spent most it

Alameda County Supervisor Nate MileyALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley raised more than $163,000 over the past four months, but has already spent a large portion with six weeks before the June 7 primary.Miley who started the year with less cash than debt, quickly rebounded over the first four … Continue reading ALCO Supe Nate Miley raised a whopping $163,000, but already spent most it

Swalwell on Parker: ‘He will bring new energy and ideas’ to Board of Supervisors

Rep. Eric Swalwell posing with Parker volunteersat a Pleasanton farmers' market earlier this month.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell is again bucking the local party machine. He has endorsed former Oakland mayoral candidate Bryan Parker over incumbent Nate Miley in the June Alameda County Board of Supervisors race.The endorsement … Continue reading Swalwell on Parker: ‘He will bring new energy and ideas’ to Board of Supervisors

Eric Swalwell will endorse Bryan Parker over incumbent Alameda County supe

Alameda County supervisorial candidate BryanParker and Rep. Eric Swalwell.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |Bryan Parker’s bid for Alameda County supervisor will get a major bump Wednesday. Popular East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell is expected to announce his endorsement of the upstart challenger over long-time Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley.On social media, Parker said … Continue reading Eric Swalwell will endorse Bryan Parker over incumbent Alameda County supe