Posts Tagged ‘2014 elections’

California Governor Jerry Brown endorses Libby Schaaf

California Governor Jerry Brown announced his endorsement of candidate Libby Schaaf at an event Monday afternoon.

The sounds of cheering, clapping, and whistling filled the air outside Oakland mayoral candidate Libby Schaaf’s campaign headquarters Monday as California Governor Jerry Brown was introduced on a small stage in the backyard. “This is so exciting, I may have to run for mayor again,” Brown joked as he took position in front of the…

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Oakland voters plan on early vote by mail

Early voters can drop off vote by mail ballots at an official ballot drop box, like this one at Oakland's René C. Davidson Courthouse.

It’s easy. It’s convenient. These two reasons repeatedly cited by voters, county election officials, voter advocacy groups and other organizations may account for the growing number of Oakland residents planning to vote early this year, by mail, instead of going to the polls on Election Day. Jamie Israel, 26, a server who works late shifts…

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