United for Community Radio and all the candidates say “THANK YOU” to all our supporters! UCR candidates Scott Olsen and Sharon Adams were elected to the KPFA Local Station Board.
T.M. Scruggs was the first runner-up and will replace Andrea Pritchett at the first meeting of the new KPFA Local Station Board, scheduled for January 23, at 11 a.m., at the North Berkeley Senior Center. This means that UCR will have 4 new representatives on the LSB.
UCR’s message is resonating with the KPFA members.
UCR maintained its support, despite a large decrease in voter turnout and a decrease in overall KPFA membership. This is good news for UCR, as it means we have a chance to WIN the next election.
2006 —– 22,000
2010 —– 20,000
2012 —– 18,000
2015 —– 16,0000
Likewise, the number of voters has been decreasing, although not as much as the decrease in members; reflecting the fact that the people who continue to contribute to KPFA are massively committed to the well-being of the station.
Despite the decline in members and in voters, UCR has maintained a steady base of approximately 1000 votes. This means that support for UCR is growing within the KPFA community! This is great news for UCR and means that we are on the right track. In contrast, SK has been losing voters as the membership has declined.
|Election Year||Total Voters||SK Votes||UCR Votes|
|2010||3,457||~ 2,400||~ 1,000|
|2012||3,257||~ 2,200||~ 1,000|
|2015||2,300||~ 1,300||~ 1,000|
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Notice: Some may recall that Janet Kobren ran on the UCR slate. By mutual consent, Janet Kobren is no longer affiliated with United for Community Radio.