Jovanka Beckles Lands Wellstone Club Endorsement Over Buffy Wicks Due To CA Prop 10

Oakland News Now – Richmond City Councilmember Jovanka Beckles landed the Wellstone Democratic Club Endorsement for the California Assembly District 15 Race over Buffy Wicks by a whopping margin and due to California Prop 10.

Proposition 10 is the California Affordable Housing Act on the November 2018 ballot. If passed, it would get rid of the Costa Hawkins legislation that has allowed property owners to raise rent by up to three times market value once a unit is vacated in a rent controlled dwelling.

This has produced epidemically high rates of illegal evictions in California, as landlords sought to take advantage of the tech fueled boom in housing demand.

Buffy Wicks believes that Costa Hawkins can be “fixed” but what she misses is that many believe such a process takes too long with respect to the growing problem of homelessness.

Jovanka Beckles Could Beat Buffy Wicks Over Affordable Housing – Wake Up Buffy!

That is why Wicks lost to Beckles at Wellstone and by a giant range. Beckles scored 71 percent of the Wellstone vote in the meeting held Sunday, August 26th at Humanist Hall in Oakland.

Stay tuned.

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