The Daily Californian: Berkeley Fair Elections Coalition analysis reveals influence of money in Berkeley politics

October 31, 2016 – An analysis reviewing past Berkeley elections conducted by a local nonprofit concluded that money is often a clear advantage in city elections. The Berkeley Fair Elections Coalition, which conducted the analysis, gathered data that were reported by campaigns over the course of several years. In total, the coalition found that contributions from less than one percent of households made up more than 50 percent of total contributions to City Council elections. Click here to read the full story in the Daily Californian.