The big money continues to flow into Oakland’s elections this fall. Ride-hailing tech companies are spending $100,000 to defeat Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, and East Bay labor unions have poured $343,000 into the race to unseat Councilmember Lynette McElhaney, as of… Read More ›
Labor unions desperately want to defeat Oakland District 3 Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney this November and they have the receipts to show their discontent. An Independent Expenditure Committee (IE) backed the powerful Service Employees International (SEIU) Local 1021, Alameda Labor… Read More ›
Alameda County Supervisor District 1 This race has already been the East Bay’s most punishing for months. The Alameda County race for District 1 supervisor pits candidates from both halves of the roughly equal east county and Fremont district. Amazingly,… Read More ›
Alameda County Democrats typically have a high bar when it comes to advocating for the removal of one of their own from office. While a number of Democratic incumbents for races this November in Alameda County failed to receive the… Read More ›
I miss my baby. Please keep me, my family, and all of my son’s friends in your thoughts and prayers.—Oakland Councilmember Lynette McElhaney, following the shooting death Sunday of her 21-year-old son, Victor McElhaney.
Tragedy struck Oakland Councilmember Lynette McElhaney, family, friends and the East Bay political world following the death of her 21-year-old son, Victor McElhaney, during a failed robbery attempt in Los Angeles. NBC Bay Area first reported Sunday news of the… Read More ›