2016 November Election Recommendations This year’s local election has a lot of clear, easy choices, and one really tough one (M1), plus a crazy amount of other initiatives and measures. Following are the quick recommendations, more below for those who want to…
At that moment, City Manager Ann Marie Gallant summed up the difference as “the problem is the intent and the initiative language are two different things, and we opted to go with what the initiative language says.”
On Tuesday night, Frank Matarrese told me that he’s now a supporter of the Alameda Point Ballot measure (and that his acknowledging this to some people has already lead to being accused of being paid by SunCal.
In today’s Alameda Journal newsletter from “former councilmember” Barbara Thomas which is so rife with bad information that it hints at why she was so spectacularly voted out of office in her run for reelection in 1991. (she received barely 20% of the vote in 1991, just beating Don Roberts for fourth place).
More humor from Action Alameda, complain that redevelopment is going to raise our taxes, then propose raising taxes!
Many years ago, Ms. Bail started a Political Action Committee dedicated to keeping Measure A intact no matter what. It was aptly named “Keep Measure A.” They formed a PAC in order to support candidates that they deemed sufficiently committed to keeping Measure A. Ms. Bail was the Secretary.
On Election day, we look back at Elections past and forward with election predictions from the SD&R 2008 Election poll
A look at Alameda’s Mayoral elections from 1970-present.
Alameda property owners will be filing a lawsuit against measure H, the popularly passed school parcel tax and one of my favorite businesses is deep in the middle of it.
In the upcoming election, Alameda will be lucky to re-elect Marie Gilmore.