Mail Ballots Now for Sept. 30 Deadline

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Vote On Line:  Check your e-mail for a pin and link to vote electronically.  Many of us got those on Sept. 13 around 2 pm from “TrueBallot, Inc.”

Mail your Ballot by Monday to be sure it reaches the Ballot Collection site.

Come to KPFA on Friday, September 30 (only on that day), to drop off your ballot or to vote from a computer at the station.  1929 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley.

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Election Deadline

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Your ballot must arrive at KPFA or the address on your ballot by Sept 30, 2016.  Mail it by September 23 to be sure your vote will be counted.

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Links to listen to the On-Air Candidate Forums
How to request a replacement ballot
How to mark your ballot
Meet the United for Community Radio Candidates
and more….

On-Air Candidate Forums

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resilienceNine of the candidates running for the KPFA local board spoke to listeners directly during a series of hour-long programs which aired at 7 pm over three days.  These forums provide a deeper look at each candidate, allow you to assess the positions they espouse and provide information you may not know about the station and its parent, The Pacifica Foundation.

The links below show which candidates spoke on which evening with their slate identifications.

Tuesday Sept. 6  Marilla Arguelles UCR, Carol Travis SK, Chris Cory SK 

Wednesday Sept. 7  Carol Wolfley UCR, Aki Tanaka UCR, Craig Williams SK

Thurs. Sept. 8  TM Scruggs UCR, Ramsés Teón-Nichols UCR, Tom Voorhees UCR

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No Ballot? Request a Replacement

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If you haven’t received a ballot yet, it’s unlikely to get one UNLESS you request a replacement ballot.  It’s not difficult.  Every thing you need to know is below.  Please take the time, protect your right to vote and support our candidates.

From: “Local Election Supervisor-KPFA Earl Johnson” <les-kpfa2016@pacifica.org>
Date: August 30, 2016
If you are requesting a replacement ballot, please be sure to include your email, phone number and mailing address, [and send to the e-mail address above.]
If you did not receive a ballot and think you are an eligible voting member, please include your eligibility information (proof of membership or staff hours) along with your name, mailing address and phone number.  Please specify if you prefer to vote online or wish for us to mail you a paper ballot, which will take longer to receive.
If you are requesting a candidate pamphlet please note, the printed candidate pamphlet only includes the 200 word statements provided by the candidates.  You can find more complete information online at elections.pacifica.org including up to 500 word statements, answers to the optional questionnaire and candidate audio files.  If you still wish to receive a printed copy of the candidate pamphlet, please include your mailing address.
Please think greenly in your choice of digital verses paper ballots and pamphlets as well as the cost to KPFA for printing and postage.

2016 Candidates

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Akio Tanaka

Akio Tanaka

(Click on each name for more about these incredible people.)

Akio Tanaka – Green Party activist, former local station board member

 

 

 

 

 

Carol Wolfley

Carol Wolfley

Carol Wolfley – KPFA Community Advisory Board member

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kris Stewart

Kris Stewart

Kris Stewart – Multi Media Journalist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LaTasha Warmsley

LaTasha Warmsley

LaTasha Warmsley – College & career counselor, playwright

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marilla Arguelles

Marilla Arguelles

Marilla Arguelles – Former SEIU 616 Chapter President

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ramsés Téon Nichols

Ramsés Téon Nichols

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ramsés Teón-Nichols – SEIU 1021 Vice-President, Current board member

T.M. Scruggs

T.M. Scruggs

 

 

 

 

 

 

T.M. Scruggs – Executive Producer, The Real News Network

 

 

Tom Voorhees

Tom Voorhees

 

Tom E. Voorhees – community radio station builder and transmitter engineer