Nancy DeVille of Richmond Pulse interviews City Council hopeful Ben Choi about the importance of bringing affordable housing and a full-service hospital to Richmond.
Polling place observers may help discourage aggressive electioneering on Election Day, as long as they don’t interfere with the voting process.
Two years after spending more than $3 million only to see each candidate it backed lose, Chevron and its political action committee, Moving Forward, have been notably absent from the 2016 election cycle.
The last Friday of September was the first pre-election filing deadline for city council candidates to submit campaign finance reports. It was the first chance for the public to see the inner financial workings of their campaigns, such as who gives them money and how much they spend.
On October 2, the Contra Costa Young Democrats hosted their 4th Annual DemOktoberfest barbecue—a casual ticketed fundraiser aimed at preparing the group for the final push toward November.
Charter schools and district finances dominated the West Contra Costa Unified School District school board candidates forum held earlier this month at the Hilltop Community Church.