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City Council, District 5 — Berkeley City Council

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the City Council, District 5 — 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.

Sophie Hahn

Berkeley City Councilmember, District...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Keeping residents healthy and safe in the face of...
  2. Continuing to address the homeless and housing affordability...
  3. Taking even bolder action to combat climate change...
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Todd Andrew

Residential Real Estate Salesperson
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Streets and Other Infrastructure
  2. Affordable Housing
  3. Homelessness
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Paul Darwin Picklesimer

Elected Core Organizer - Direct Action...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Housing for all. Our number of unhoused residents...
  2. Urgent climate action. The city’s current environmental...
  3. Reparations as a move toward equity. D5 residents...
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