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Our Endorsements
by Editorial Board

This election represents an unprecedented challenge to our nation’s democracy. As COVID-19 has thrown usual voting processes into disarray, the presidential administration has repeatedly undermined people’s faith in fair elections. It is time for change.

But it’s not just national issues that matter — Berkeley needs capable leadership to guide us through the COVID-19 pandemic and its many ramifications, in addition to long-standing issues such as homelessness and climate change. Voters have much at stake Nov. 3, and it’s not too late to help shape the future of our government.

For the past month, the editorial board of The Daily Californian has been virtually interviewing many of Berkeley’s candidates about their plans for the city. Berkeley’s ballot is stacked with important races, including those for mayor, four City Council seats and five seats on the Rent Stabilization Board. In addition to these offices, we conducted independent research on the many transformative city measures and state propositions to determine which deserve your vote. 

The Daily Cal has done the research so you don’t have to. Don’t sit this one out. Vote. 


Vote for these

Mayor
Jesse Arreguín
City Council
Photo of Terry Taplin
Terry Taplin
District 2
Photo of Ben Bartlett
Ben Bartlett
District 3
Sophie Hahn
District 5
Richard Illgen
District 6
President
Photo of Joe Biden
Joe Biden
Local, State and National Representatives
Photo of Elena Condes
Elena Condes
Alameda County Superior Court judge
Photo of Buffy Wicks
Buffy Wicks
CA State Assembly District 15
Photo of Barbara Lee
Barbara Lee
House of Representatives District 13
Photo of Nancy Skinner
Nancy Skinner
CA State Senate District 9
California State Ballot Propositions
yes
on
14
15
16
17
18
21
23
25
no
on
19
20
22
24
Berkeley City Ballot Measures
yes
on
FF
GG
HH
II
JJ
KK
LL
MM
Alameda County Ballot Measures
yes
on
V
W
Rent Stabilization Board
Xavier Johnson
Andy Kelley
Carole Marasovic
Mari Mendonca
Leah Simon-Weisberg
Berkeley Unified School District
Laura Babitt
Ana Vasudeo
Transportation
Chris Peeples
AC Transit director at large
Jovanka Beckles
AC Transit Ward 1
Jean Walsh
AC Transit Ward 2
Lateefah Simon
BART District 7
Editorial Board
Sarah Harris
Editor in Chief and President
Katherine Shok
Opinion Editor
Amanda Bradford
Managing Editor
Alexander Hong
Creative Director
Anoushka Agrawal
Hanna Lykke
Jericho Rajninger
Jasper Kenzo Sundeen
Kate Finman
Lisi Ludwig
Lillian Morgenthaler
Maia Alviar
Simran Khetpal
Sarena Kuhn