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2012 Election Viewing Parties with Berkeley Mayoral Candidates

Two major election viewing parties were held by Berkeley mayoral candidates November 6. These parties consist mainly of people standing around, eating and drinking, and checking screens for the slow release of local election results. Incumbent Tom Bates won the mayoral election.

Students on Sproul Plaza cheer as victory for Obama in Ohio is announced. Victory in Ohio secured enough electoral votes to ensure a win nationally. (Anna Vignet/Senior Staff)

Students react to presidential election results

While hundreds of students danced in celebration of  President Barack Obama’s re-election to Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the USA” on Sproul Plaza at UC Berkeley, members of the Berkeley College Republicans were huddled around a television in an apartment south of campus. The site where various campus groups spent weeks
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Polling Data: Proposition 30

Take a look at how different segments of California view Proposition 30, according to the most recent Field Poll released Nov 1. Prop. 30, crafted by Gov. Jerry Brown, would raise the income tax on the wealthiest Californians and raise the sales tax by a quarter percentage point. If voters
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