‘Nicely busy’: Berkeley sees strong in-person voter turnout on Election Day

Josh Kahen/Senior Staff
Though many Berkeley residents voted early, in-person turnout was high at local voting locations. According to the Alameda County election site, more than half of mail-in ballots have been returned as of press time.

While concerns about long lines at the polls worried many, Election Day in Berkeley went smoothly, with minimal wait times according to some voters and election workers.
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Berkeley school district announces school closures

Berkeley Unified School District announced Thursday that it would be closing high schools effective Friday and all preschools, elementary schools, middle schools and the Berkeley Adult School effective starting March 16 in response to the risk of COVID-19, colloquially known as coronavirus.
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