California Ballot Breakdown

Local Edition: This race may not be what it appears, part 1

First: Oakland’s at-large council election, where outside money from Lyft has piled on to the effort to oust incumbent councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, and her main challenger is … not the business owner his campaign lit claims. Then: a tour through the late flood of attack money into San Francisco’s local races.

  • 1:06  Darwin BondGraham, news editor of The Oaklandside
  • 15:32 Tim Redmond, founder of, which covers the city and county of San Francisco

Music credits:

T Shirt Weather” by Poddington Bear, used under CC BY-NC 3.0 US

 “Something Elated” by Broke for Free, used under CC BY 3.0 US

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