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Green Voter Card Now Available!
by Green
Wednesday Oct 17th, 2012 5:33 PM
Our 16-page Green Voter Guide for the November election is now available -- see: http://acgreens.wordpress.com/2012/10/18/green-voter-card-now-available/

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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