With ‘lightning speed’ Fremont moves to district elections, may expand council to seven

FREMONT CITY COUNCILFremont's potential move from at-large to district-based elections represents the most stunning change to how the city chooses its elected leaders since its founding, said Fremont City Attorney Harvey Levine. The switch is also occurring at "lightning speed," he added during testimony before the Fremont City Council on Tuesday night.With the type of … Continue reading With ‘lightning speed’ Fremont moves to district elections, may expand council to seven

FREMONT MAYOR PREVIEW: Councilmember mounts a mayoral challenge to the status quo

Fremont Mayor Bill Harrison is facing a challenge from first-term Councilmember Lily Mei.MEET THE CANDIDATESFremont Mayor BILL HARRISON was elected four years ago in a tough three-way race with Republican Steve Cho and his then-City Council colleague Anu Natarajan. The choices fractured the electorate in three-ways with Harrison coming out on top. Economic growth over … Continue reading FREMONT MAYOR PREVIEW: Councilmember mounts a mayoral challenge to the status quo