Endorsements

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District 4 residents indicated in blue.


Organizations

The Berkeley Democratic Club

Berkeley Firefighters Association

Black Young Democrats of the East Bay

East Bay Times (Berkeley needs the next generation of leaders)

East Bay Express (#2)

League of Conservation Voters of the East Bay (#2)

Sheet Metal Workers Local Union No. 104

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 595

Public Employees Union Local 1 / AFSCME


Elected Officials

Berkeley Councilmember Lori Droste

Berkeley Councilmember Susan Wengraf

Berkeley Councilmember Darryl Moore (ret.)

Berkeley Councilmember Laurie Capitelli (ret.)

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf

Emeryville Mayor John Bauters

Emeryville Mayor Jennifer West (ret.)

Palo Alto Councilmember Adrian Fine

Student Leaders*

Jonathan Morris, President, UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly

Adam Orford, Vice President of Finance, Graduate Assembly

Derek Schatz, Internal Vice President, Graduate Assembly

Zach Carter, ASUC Senator

Stephen Boyle, ASUC Senator

Aaron Bryce Lee, ASUC Senator

William Wang, ASUC Senator

Amma Sarkodee-Adoo, ASUC Senator

Andy Theocharous, ASUC Senator

Isabella Chow, ASUC Senator

Justin Greenwald, ASUC Senator

Nina Jhunjhnuwala, ASUC ECO Senator (ret.)

Harshil Bansal, ASUC Senator (ret.)

Tyler Barnum, Former Chair, Graduate Assembly Basic Needs Working Group

Dax Vivid, Campus Affairs Vice President, Graduate Assembly (ret.)

Commissioners & Community Leaders

Rashi Kesarwani, Community Health Commissioner and Housing Advisory Commissioner

Jenny Wenk, Chair, Personnel Board

Terry Roberts, Police Review Commissioner

Bob Dixon, Personnel Board Member

Alfred Twu, Vice-Chair, Zero Waste Commission

Alex Sharenko, Zero Waste Commissioner

Liz Varnhagen, Community Environmental Advisory Commissioner

Elisa Batista, Vice Chair, Children, Youth, and Recreation Commission

Jeff Vincent, Planning Commissioner

Darrell Owens, Housing Advisory Commissioner

Pamela Gray, former Chair, Parks and Recreation Commission; former Chair, Children, Youth, and Recreation Commission

Taylor Lee, Parks & Waterfront Commissioner + TGIF Vice Chair (16-17)

Molly Kraus, Commission on the Status of Women (ret.)

Victoria Legg, Disaster & Fire Safety Commissioner

Kelly Jiang, Energy Commissioner (ret.)

Jill Martinucci, Housing Advisory Commissioner (ret.)

Diego Aguilar-Canabal, Housing Advisory Commissioner (ret.)

Tor Berg, Housing Advisory Commissioner (ret.)

Jim Novosel, Planning Commission Chair (ret.), Vice-Chair, Library Board of Trustees (ret.)

Stephen Murphy, Planning Commissioner Chair (ret.)

Steven Donaldson, Zoning Advisory Board Member (ret.)

Dick White, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Disaster and Fire Safety Commissioner (ret.)

James Reagan, Homeless Commissioner (ret.), Director Emeritus Homeless Shelters, 25 years


Buffy Wicks, Candidate for State Assembly District 15

Dan Kammen, UC Berkeley Distinguished Professor of Energy

Stephanie Allan, Co-Chair, BUSD Citizens Oversight Bond Committee

Dmitri Belser, Executive Director, Center for Accessible Technology

Sachu Constantine, Regulatory Managing Director at Vote Solar

Dorothy Walker, Community Leader and Activist for an Inclusive and Diverse Berkeley

Barry Fike, BUSD Teacher and former President, Berkeley Federation of Teachers

Markos Moulitsas, Founder & Publisher of the Daily Kos

Alex Steffen, Planetary Futurist

Adam Berman, Urban Farmer

Karen Chapple, Founder, UC Berkeley Urban Displacement Project

Jaimie Levin, Senior Management Analyst, Center for Transportation & the Environment

Barry Braden, Owner, Fieldwork Brewery

Josh Buswell-Charkow, Campaign Director, California Solar & Storage Association

Berkeley Community Members

Greg Magofña

Anne Marxer

Anna Bellomo

Beth Gerstein

Eric Friedman

Linda Schacht

Eric Panzer

Libby Lee-Egan

Chris Lee-Egan

Robin McDonnell

Susan Church

Nancy Rader

Josh Maddox

Kathi Pugh

Theo Posselt

Marshall Kirk McKusick

Fran Haselsteiner

Ann Eastman

Matthew Madison

Varun Paul

David Trachtenberg

Carly Strouse

J Nicholas Gross

Liz Tracey

Doris Balabanian

Ronald Kyle

Mariana Almeida

Susanna Porte

David Kellogg

Deirdre Nurre

Phyllis Orrick

Geoff Lomax

Ian Fraser

Lewis Lehe

Mark Berger

Ray Minjares

Ryan Minjares

Han Le

Christopher Hyun

Kim-Mai Cutler

Elizabeth McCue

Alex Novet

Gary Miguel

Olivia Anglade

Michael Caplan

Lisa Caplan

Kenneth Gotlieb

Marlon Maus

Rod Gutierrez

Anna Brockway

Anne Pardee

Tom Yamaguchi

Chris Harrelson

Jessica Behrman

Aidan Hill

Gabrielle Wilson


District 4 residents indicated in blue.

*All titles for identification purposes only

The Berkeley Democratic Club
Rashi Kesarwani
Berkeley Councilmember Lori Droste, Ben Gould, and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf

“Ben Gould is a professional policy maker who crafts smart and effective policies with diverse stakeholders at the table. We need Ben's leadership and vision on City Council to solve Berkeley's most pressing challenges.” - Councilmember Lori Droste


Libby Schaaf
Berkeley Firefighters Association
Susan Wengraf
Councilmember Susan Wengraf
Berkeley Firefighters

"Ben's approach is informed, thoughtful, and collaborative… When it comes to making sure our neighbors can count on a fast, professional, and well-prepared response from first responders, Ben is ready to lead the charge on City Council” - Berkeley Firefighters


Sheet Metal Workers
PEU Local 1
Public Employees Union Local 1 / AFSCME
IBEW Local 595
IBEW Local 595
Darryl Moore
Former Councilmember Darryl Moore
John Bauters
Emeryville Mayor John Bauters
Rashi Kesarwani
Community Health & Housing Advisory Commissioner Rashi Kesarwani
Buffy Wicks
Buffy Wicks, candidate for State Assembly
Karen Chapple
Karen Chapple, Head of the Urban Displacement Project
Amma Sarkodee-Adoo
ASUC Senator Amma Sarkodee-Adoo
Laurie Capitelli
Former Councilmember Laurie Capitelli
Aaron Bryce Lee
ASUC Senator Aaron Bryce Lee
William Wang
ASUC Senator William Wang
Daniel Kammen
Elisa Batista, Vice Chair, Children, Youth, and Recreation Commission
Daniel Kammen
Professor of Energy Daniel Kammen
*All titles for identification purposes only.