A day after Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty may have learned who will be his successor, the irascible retiring elected official tweeted a snarky message for the likely losing candidate. Dublin Mayor David Haubert appears poised to be the winner… Read More ›
Look for extremely close toss-up races in Oakland’s Districts 2, 4, and a nail biter in District 6 next Tuesday.
Last spring, New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s two-minute campaign video reset the course for underdog progressive candidates across the country. Ocasio-Cortez ultimately defeated 20-year Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley. A similar dynamic exists in Oakland and mayoral candidate Cat Brooks is… Read More ›
“She’s on TV saying he quit for personal reasons. But she lied,” says mayoral challenger Pamela Price.
The East Bay’s largest progressive group is backing a number of candidates running insurgent campaign against Oakland incumbents for the mayor’s race and two council matchups. The Wellstone Renewal Club is apparently not immune from the current zeitgeist surrounding far… Read More ›
Schaaf defends use of Tuff Sheds to house the homeless, says the temporary solution is working
Oakland District 4 candidates who recently suspended his campaign, reported an impressive $113,000 in contributions
Pamela Price ran a spirited campaign for Alameda County DA that ended less than two months ago. She is the 14th candidate to file papers to challenge Libby Schaaf.
ELECTIONLINE: Cassidy watch in San Leandro; Beckles endorsement; AD18 candidate wants to shrink Alameda Fire
SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL D1 For the better part of the last year, San Leandro political parlor talk has been constantly included speculation over whether San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy is interested in running for office this November. Any office,… Read More ›
Campaign filings this week show that Oakland Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan opened a committee to begin fundraising for a run at Oakland mayor. Two weeks later she dropped out. What happened?
Despite rancor toward Schaaf, Kaplan says the endorsement of her challenger is not payback.
For hours Thursday afternoon, Oakland and East Bay insiders debated whether Rebecca Kaplan was really running for mayor, but then there was a plot twist.