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Berkeleyside is keeping track of virtual meetings and forums where Berkeley candidates will discuss their positions ahead of the Nov. 3 election. (Don’t know your district? Use the city’s council district locator.) Be sure to register for these virtual election events. We will add to this list as more events are planned. Help us make the list as comprehensive as possible — if you know of an event, let us know by sending us a tip through our tips form.

Thursday, Sept. 10

6-8 p.m. | Candidates from District 2 and District 6 endorsement forum presented by BNHCA (Berkeley Neighbors for Housing and Climate Action), co-hosted with Walk Bike Berkeley and Cal Berkeley Dems. All of these events will be taped and posted on YouTube. Register.

6-7 p.m. | District 2
7:15-7:45 p.m. | District 6

Saturday, Sept. 12

Noon-1:30 p.m. | Black Lives Matter: A Conversation with East Bay Candidates an election town hall sponsored by East Bay Democratic Socialists of America. Register. It will feature:

  • Jovanka Beckles, candidate for AC Transit Board in Ward 1
  • Cheryl Davila, running for re-election to Berkeley City Council in District 2
  • Carroll Fife, candidate for Oakland City Council in District 3
  • Melvin Willis, running for re-election to Richmond City Council

Wednesday, Sept. 16

7-9 p.m. | Endorsement meeting for Berkeley City Council, District 2 co-hosted by East Bay Young Democrats and Cal Berkeley Democrats. Zoom link to be sent out nearer the date.

Thursday, Sept. 17

6-8 p.m. | Candidates from District 3 and District 5 endorsement forum presented by BNHCA (Berkeley Neighbors for Housing and Climate Action) co-hosted with Walk Bike Berkeley and Cal Berkeley Dems. All of these events will be taped and posted on YouTube. Register.

6-6:30 p.m | District 3
6:45-7:15 p.m. | District 5

Thursday, Sept. 24

6-7 p.m. | The mayor’s race — an election endorsement forum presented by BNHCA (Berkeley Neighbors for Housing and Climate Action) co-hosted with Walk Bike Berkeley and Cal Berkeley Dems. All these events will be taped and posted on YouTube. Register

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