Tag Archives: Our Revolution

Richmond’s Beckles tries to ride the progressive wave for a November upset against Buffy Wicks

Jovanka Beckles, who served on Richmond's City Council for eight years, is running for California's Assembly District 15 with the support of Our Revolution, a progressive platform backed by Bernie Sanders. She's one of hundreds...
Bernie Sanders with Richmond Mayor Tom Butt in 2014. Sanders' organization Our Revolution is supporting Richmond City Council candidates. Photo by Martin Totland.

City Council candidates get boost from Bernie Sanders

The former presidential candidate’s new national non-profit, Our Revolution, endorsed RPA-backed Richmond City Council candidates Ben Choi and Melvin Willis. They were two of 63 candidates nationwide to be recognized in the first wave of...