Former Alameda County candidate for auditor pleads guilty to election fraud

Kati Knox plead to three misdemeanors.ALAMEDA COUNTY | Kati Knox pulled out of her race for Alameda County auditor-controller last May just weeks before the June primary after she was accused of falsifying her address on campaign paperwork. Last Friday, Knox plead guilty to three misdemeanors for violating the state's election laws. Knox will serve … Continue reading Former Alameda County candidate for auditor pleads guilty to election fraud

Berkeley Sit/Lie Campaign to Pay $3,750 Penalty for Election Violations

Measure S was defeated in November 2012by four percentage points.BERKELEY | The ill-fated campaign committee which advocated in 2012 for a controversial sit/lie ordinance in Berkeley agreed to pay $3,750 to settle a citizen complaint that it violated the city’s election laws. Last November, the Coalition for Berkeley Civil Sidewalks, Yes on S and the … Continue reading Berkeley Sit/Lie Campaign to Pay $3,750 Penalty for Election Violations

Paying Homeless People To Campaign For Their Own Criminalization

BERKELEY | The committee that backed a hotly contested ballot measure — known as the sit/lie ordinance, or Measure S — in last year's Berkeley elections is facing a fine from the city's ethics commission for failing to report more than fifty cash payments to campaign workers in violation of local election law. The campaign … Continue reading Paying Homeless People To Campaign For Their Own Criminalization