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City Council, District 3 — Berkeley City Council

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the City Council, District 3 — Berkeley City Council

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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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 1 of these 3 candidates.

Ben Bartlett

Berkeley City Councilmember District...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Economic and Pandemic Recovery & COVID-19 Readiness:...
  2. Transforming Public Safety & Racial Justice: Let's...
  3. Affordable Housing & Tenant Evictions: Our housing...
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Deborah Matthews

Real Estate Broker, Cmty. Consultant,...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Housing: At the Ashby Bart, build housing for the...
  2. Reinvestment: I call for investment of one-hundred-million...
  3. Police Reform: Promote an understanding of how historical...
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Orlando Martinez

Regional Manager for a formwork construction...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Homelessness and Affordable Housing
  2. Developmental model for our youth to end systemic...
  3. Ensure that the taxes of our Berkeley Residents are...
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