Baker thanks supporters and family as updated results Friday evening put Bauer-Kahan up by 2,513 votes.
Alameda’s Robert Matz concedes short-term third open seat on the council, but not before attacking opponent.
Democrat Rebecca Bauer-Kahan has gained more than 400 votes on Catharine Baker since last Saturday.
At least five seats in various East Bay cities remain in doubt a week after the Nov. 6 election.
A monumental upset appears in the offing, one that would strip the GOP of its lone state legislator in the East Bay.
Vote leader has changed three times since Election Night on Nov. 6.
One of the most interesting East Bay election season in a long time is now in the books. Some local leaders justified their place as potential state and federal prospects. But there was also a distinctive anti-incumbent wave that took… Read More ›
Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday is a winner again. She continued a personal electoral winning streak Tuesday night spanning more than a decade, by registering a resounding re-election victory over Councilmember Mark Salinas. Halliday’s second term as mayor will include Councilmember… Read More ›
Oakland Councilmember Abel Guillen, in perhaps the biggest Election Night upset in the East Bay, conceded the District 2 race to Nikki Fortunato Bas early Wednesday morning. Following an update of election results giving Fortunato Bas a significant boost, Guillen… Read More ›
Democrat Buffy Wicks took an early commanding lead Tuesday night in the 15th Assembly District contest against Jovanka Bekcles and never relinquished it. Wicks topped the fellow Democrat by 12 points in a race many believed would be much closer. Wicks… Read More ›
Lee issued a similar stern response to a similar situation in the 2016 Oakland at-large race.
ELECTIONLINE EAST BAY RESULTS Final Certified (100% precincts reporting) >15th Assembly District WICKS 53.6% BECKLES 46.4% >16th Assembly District BAUER-KAHAN (111,222) 51.0% *BAKER (106,683) 49.0% >Oakland Mayor *SCHAAF 53.19% C. BROOKS 25.67% PRICE 13.05% >Oakland City Council D2 FORTUNATO BAS… Read More ›
All you need to know in advance of the big night in East Bay politics.
#14 Rob Bonta should run for Alameda County District Attorney in 2022.
BONACCORSI RELEASES ATTACK WEBSITE The Fremont City Council District 3 race has been one of the most brutal in all of the East Bay. Appointed Councilmember David Bonaccorsi and Jennifer Kassan, two of the three in the race, have been… Read More ›
Look for extremely close toss-up races in Oakland’s Districts 2, 4, and a nail biter in District 6 next Tuesday.
Major late endorsement may aid her chances next Tuesday, but cause her problems later, if elected, with Oakland progressives.
Former councilmember and top landlord had previously alleged 238 campaign finance violations
HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL PREVIEW
The final campaign finance reporting period gives a unique snapshot of how some candidates are tackling the stretch run toward Nov. 6. Some burned through their cash between the Sept. 23 and Oct. 20 filing period. Some have a nice… Read More ›
Fremont logo was featured prominently on a letter endorsing Bonaccorsi by a former Fremont mayor and the spouse of another.
Slate responds to FPPC complaint with flyer depicting San Leandro landlord as Pinocchio’s puppet master.
Alameda school board member Anne McKereghan was pilloried on Wednesday by some board colleagues and members of the public for her recent disparaging comments about the spouse of Solana Henneberry, the former school president who passed away last year, and… Read More ›
Bernie Sanders did not endorse Jovanka Beckles at Saturday’s rally in Berkeley.
Altogether, the number of alleged campaign finance violations is potentially more than 200.
SAN LEANDRO MAYOR PREVIEW
Spencer takes six-day business trip to China while her opponents continue their campaigns.
HAYWARD MAYOR PREVIEW
A mailer sent to Fremont voters last week slammed council Yang Shao for disparaging MLK during a 2016 school board meeting.