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City Council, District 8 — Berkeley City Council

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About this office

Members of the city council draft and vote on city laws and appoint certain municipal officers and employees.
This office uses ranked-choice voting, or “instant run-off voting.” When marking your ballot, instead of voting for just one candidate, rank up to three candidates in order of your preference.See the Voting info section for more.
You must select at least 2 candidates to compare them.

Candidates

You can vote for 3 of these 4 candidates.

Lori Droste

Berkeley City Councilmember/Professor
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Fight to make Berkeley affordable for all and address...
  2. Prioritize safety in our community
  3. Support small businesses in our neighborhood
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Mary Kay Lacey

Planning Commissioner/Attorney
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Champion affordable housing for those who are most...
  2. Support a “housing first” approach to address homelessness...
  3. Lead the District 8 fight to Save Alta Bates Hospital
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Alfred Twu

Designer/Artist
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Housing: Strengthen tenant protections, fund affordable...
  2. Walkable, Human Scaled Neighborhoods: Corner stores,...
  3. Economic Development: Speed up the permitting process...
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Russ Tilleman

Green Transportation Designer
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Affordable housing without building big ugly boxes...
  2. Door-to-door public transit to finally get people...
  3. Making Alta Bates single-payer so everyone in Berkeley...
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