Richmond Election Re-Cap: Progressive Sweep City Council And City Revamps Its Tax System | KALW

Richmond Election Re-Cap: Progressive Sweep City Council And City Revamps Its Tax System

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This election, voters in Richmond elected City Council members, West Contra Costa School Board members, and passed Measure U, which changes the way businesses are taxed — it would generate $5 million dollars a year for the city.

Overall, the results show big wins for progressives in Richmond. In this interview with journalist Edward Booth, we find out what it means for the city.

Click the play button above to listen to the interview.

This interview was produced with help from Marissa Ortega-Welch.