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Alameda County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Mayor; City of Berkeley Voter Information

Results as of Feb 1 2:01pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (101/101)
(190 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.36%)

First ranked choice applies (details)

Candidates (1 Elected, Rank Your Choices)
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Tom Bates Click here for more information about this candidate 28715 votes 54.2%

  • Occupation: Mayor, City of Berkeley
  • California State Assembly
  • Alameda County Supervisor
  • UC Berkeley Alumni
  • Ending the educational achievement gap in our schools
  • Creating and retaining good jobs
  • Combating global warming by showing what one city can do
Kriss Worthington 11552 votes 21.8%
  • Occupation: Berkeley City Councilmember
Jacquelyn McCormick Click here for more information about this candidate 6038 votes 11.4%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Bank of American, Senior Vice President and Manager, San Francisco, CA
  • First Interstate Bank, Vice President, Los Angeles, CA
  • Commerical Real Estate, Los Angeles, CA
  • Member Board of Directors, Claremont Elmwood Neighborhood Coalition
  • Member, Coalition for a Responsible Stadium
  • Member Board of Directors, Family Support Services of the Bay Area
  • Sound Financial Policies
  • Environmental Integrity
  • Honest Government
Bernt Rainer Wahl Click here for more information about this candidate 2348 votes 4.4%
  • Occupation: Scientist/Entrepreneur/Professor
  • Physics BS UC Santa Cruz
  • Mathematics BS UC Santa Cruz
  • MBA UC Davis
  • MS UC Berkeley
  • Economy, local business
  • Projects with citizens
  • Transparency in government
Kahlil "Da Mayor" Jacobs-Fantauzzi 2265 votes 4.2%
  • Occupation: Teacher/Filmmaker/Farmer
Zachary Runningwolf 2027 votes 3.8%
  • Occupation: Native American Elder
Mark Schwartz (Write-in) Click here for more information about this candidate 11 votes 0.0%
  • Occupation: Poet
  • Graduate of Cornell University, degree in engineering
  • Published poet
  • Co-founder of the East Bay Caucus of the Harvey Milk Gay Democrat Club
  • Original member of Occupy Financial District SF, member of Occupy Berkeley
  • Served as temporary member of the Rules Committee of the Democratic National Convention, recruited 38 delagates to 1980 DNC
  • Member of the Green Party, Peace and Freedom Party, and Justice Party
  • Tents for homeless people in Berkeley parks, Affordable Housing
  • High power solar-driven transporatation system
  • Plaza on Telegraph from Dwight to Bancroft

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Candidate Forums

  • Wednesday, September 26, 1:30 p.m., North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Ave., Berkeley 94709, Hosted by East Bay Gray Panthers
  • Monday, October 1, 7:00 p.m., St. John's Church, 2727 College Ave., Berkeley 94705, Hosted by Claremont-Elmwood Neighborhood Association
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