Green Voter Card Now Available!

Dear Voter,

Our 16-page Green Voter Guide for the November election is now available, with analysis and recommendations for the eleven state propositions, and many local and regional candidates and measures.  Our summary “Green Voter Card” is copied below for your convenience.

Sincerely,
The Green Party of Alameda County
http://acgreens.org

Green Voter Card

Federal Offices

President/Vice President – Jill Stein/Cheri Honkala
U.S. Senator – No Endorsement, see write-up
U.S. Representative, District 13 – No Endorsement, see write-up

State Offices

State Senate, District 9 – Mary McIlroy
State Assembly, District 15 – Eugene Ruyle
State Assembly, District 18 – [Don’t vote for Rob Bonta]

Special School Districts

Peralta Community College, Area 2 – Randy Reynaldo Menjivar

City Offices

Alameda
City Council – Jane Sullwold; Tony Daysog, with reservations
School Board – Vote for 3 of these 4: Barbara Kahn, Jon Murphy, Kurt Peterson, Trish Spencer
Healthcare District – Tracy Jensen and Leland Traiman
Treasurer – Kevin Kennedy, with reservations
Auditor – Kevin Kearney, with reservations

Albany
Albany City Council – Sheri Spellwoman, Peter Maass, and Nick Pilch
School Board – Byron Barrett and Pat Low
Treasurer – No Endorsement, see write-up

Berkeley
Berkeley Mayor – Sharing # 1 & # 2: Kahlil Jacobs-Fantauzzi and Kriss Worthington, # 3 Jacquelyn McCormick, with reservations
City Council, District 2 – Sharing # 1 & # 2: Denisha DeLane and Adolfo Cabral (i.e. “No Moore!”)
City Council, District 3 – Max Anderson
City Council, District 5 – Sophie Hahn
City Council, District 6 – # 1: Write in Phoebe Sorgen, # 2: Write in anyone else, (Don’t vote for Wengraff)
Rent Board – Asa Dodsworth, Judy Shelton, Alejandro Soto-Vigil, and Igor Tregub

Oakland
School Board – Judy Appel and Beatriz Leyva-Cutler
Oakland City Council, At-Large – Theresa Anderson (Don’t vote for Ignacio De La Fuente)
Oakland City Council, Dist. 1 – # 1: Donald Macleay, # 2: Craig Brandt*, # 3: Dan Kalb* (Don’t vote for Amy Lemley or Leonard Raphael)
Oakland City Council, Dist. 3 – # 1: Derrick Muhammad*, # 2: Nyeisha DeWitt*, # 3: Lynette Gibson-McElhaney* (Don’t vote for Sean Sullivan)
Oakland City Council, Dist. 5 – No Endorsements (Don’t vote for Noel Gallo or Shelly Garza)
Oakland City Council, Dist. 7 – # 1: Sheryl Walton*, # 2: Beverly Williams*, (Don’t vote for Larry Reid)
City Attorney – [Don’t vote for Jane Brunner]
School Board, District 1 – Thearse Pecot
School Board, District 3 – No Endorsements (Don’t vote for Jumoke Hinton-Hodge)
School Board, District 5 – Mike Hutchinson, with reservations
School Board, District 7 – [Don’t vote for James Harris]

* These candidates have been ranked, but not endorsed.(Only Anderson and Macleay have been endorsed for City Council).

Special Districts
A.C. Transit, At Large – No Endorsement, see write-up
A.C. Transit, Ward 1 – Yelda Bartlett
BART, Ward 3 – Rebecca Saltzman
BART, Ward 5 – No Endorsement, see write-up
BART, Ward 7 – [Don’t vote for Lynette Sweet]
EBMUD, Ward 5 – Doug Linney
EBMUD, Ward 6 – No Endorsement, see write-up

State Propositions

30 – Temporary Taxes for Education, Public Safety – Yes, with reservations, and a call to action
31 – State Budget, State and Local Government – No
32 – Special Interest Money, Prohibits Political Payroll Deductions – No
33 – Auto Insurance Prices Based on History of Insurance Coverage – No
34 – Death Penalty Repeal – Yes, with reservations
35 – Human Trafficking, Penalties, Sex Offender Registration – No
36 – Three Strikes Reform Act, Repeat Felony Offenders – Yes
37 – Genetically Engineered Foods, Mandatory Labeling – Yes
38 – Tax for Education and Early Childhood Programs – No
39 – Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses, Clean Energy & Energy Efficiency Funding – Yes
40 – Redistricting, State Senate Districts, Referendum – Yes, in opposition to the referendum

Local Measures

A1 – Countywide Oakland Zoo Parcel Tax – No
B1 – Alameda County Transit Sales Tax – No
D – City of Alameda Disposal of Parks – Yes
F – Albany Sales Tax – Yes, with sales tax reservations
J – Oakland School Bond – Yes, with bond reservations
M – Berkeley Streets Bond – No
N – Berkeley Pools Bond -Yes, with bond reservations
O – Berkeley Pools Parcel Tax -Yes
P – Berkeley Gann Limit Override – Yes
Q – Berkeley Utility Users Tax – Yes
R – Berkeley Redistricting Amendment – No
S – Berkeley No Sit Law – No , No , No!
T – Berkeley West Berkeley Project – No , No , No!
U – Berkeley Sunshine Ordinance – No, with Reservations
V – Berkeley FACTS Initiative – Yes with Reservations

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Green Party of Alameda County:
http://acgreens.org

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