UC Berkeley is known for having a politically active student body, but in the recent midterm election, students barely showed up to vote.
Voters supported Proposition 1 Tuesday, authorizing $7.12 billion for state water supply infrastructure projects.
The turnout at the polls was so light this morning that our own Insider Phil Matier was the first to vote at his polling place.
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown is sounding the alarm about what he says is an attempt to suppress the African American vote. And, he used a weekend conference in San Francisco of the black sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha to rally people to the polls.