The Editor's Back Fence

New: Election Conversations Overheard

Becky O'Malley
Tuesday June 03, 2014 - 01:51:00 PM

Outside a late-night restaurant in Downtown Berkeley on election eve, young man to young woman: "Yeah, Berkeley just turned conservative sometime in the 90s."

Outside Nabalom, next to firehouse polling place, on election morning, one grey-haired lady to another, both with "I Voted" stickers: "We used to think we could make a difference."