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Berkeley Citizens Action Forum on Fair Elections
Date Sunday May 19
Time 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Redwood Gardens Community Room, 2951 Derby Street, Berkeley. Redwood Gardens is located on the Clark Kerr Campus at Derby and Claremont. Public transportation is available on the 49A and 49B bus schedules………… depending on the direction you travel. Ask the driver to let you off at Derby and Claremont. There’s a green awning with steps. Go up the steps and to your right. Doors to the Community Room will be open.
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorNick Galloro
Join BCA for a Forum to discuss Fair Representation for City Council Elections, Sunday May 19, 1-3 pm at Redwood Gardens Community Room, 2951 Derby Street, Berkeley. We will be discussing redistricting and elections by proportional representation.
Added to the calendar on Friday May 17th, 2013 11:10 AM

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As a mayoral candidate and longtime election activist, I and many others have chartered the recent elections results and have realized Huge discrepancies. First, formerly known as Master Bates did not get 54% of the vote to cancel out the Rank choice voting which is a good step for fair elections which the next step would be Fair campaign donations. Besides Bates losing the mayor's race his counter part Laurie Capatelli lost to Sophie Hahn in their council race. In other propositions both Measures U and V both won but were altered by the Sequoya counting machines which happened to be programmed and guarded by UC Berkeley. When we challenged the results with putting up the 25,000 it all of sudden cost jumped to 100,000 to recount which there should be no cost. On the state level one can go only as far as Proposition 37 (GMO labelling) with 92% of Californians wanting labelled the powers at be faked a Monsanto 42 million dollar ad campaign to swing the polls in the final three weeks, Ridiculous.

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