Tag Archives: Elections

Tale of Two Cities election special podcast

Tales of Two Cities: Election Special

With less than a week before the big day, the Tales of Two Cities podcast is back with an Election Special episode. Our reporters went out and talked to people who's voices often go unheard...
Candidate Melvin Willis gives his opening statement at the candidates' forum Thursday evening. Photograph by Abner Hauge.

Candidates sharply divided over proposed rent control measure

All nine candidates for the Richmond City Council weighed in at a question-and-answer style forum at the Hilltop Community Church last Thursday night, where jobs, health care, and above all rent control dominated the discussion.

Has at-large voting outlived its usefulness in Richmond?

Richmond is one of the few major (100,000-plus population) Bay Area cities still electing its council and school board members on an at-large basis, a 100-year old system that’s been under attack throughout California and...
Bond map

Election 2012: School district Measure E

Voters in West County have a lot to think about this election when it comes to education. The West Contra Costa Unified School District is asking voters to approve a $360 million bond measure. Read...

Election 2010: Breakdown of contested county races

A brief rundown of the countywide races up for grabs in Tuesday's primary election.