Linda Maio

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Linda Maio

Linda Maio serves on the Berkeley City Council.

People's Weekly World Banquet 1996

Sponsors of the 1996 Bay area People's Weekly World banquet, at His Lordships, Berkeley Marina, included Oakland City Council members Ignacio de la Fuente, Sheila Jordan and John Russo, Berkeley City Council members Maudelle Shirek, Linda Maio and Dona Spring, San Francisco Supervisors Tom Ammiano and Sue Bierman, Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson, and California State Assemblyman John L. Burton.

Honored were 5 labor leaders - Walter Johnson, Owen Marron, Shirley Ware of SEIU, Abba Ramos of the ILWU and Francisco Martin del Campo of the San Francisco labor Council for Latin American Advancement.[1]

Endorsed Communist Party fund raiser

Peoples Weekly World, September 11, 1999

In September 1999, Linda Maio, Berkeley City Council, co-sponsored a Communist Party USA fund raising event in Berkeley. Rep. Lynn Woolsey co-sponsored the same event. [2]

Supporting Sandre Swanson

In 2006, Linda Maio, Councilmember, Berkeley , was one of many prominent Northern California leftists to serve on State Assembly hopeful Sandre Swanson's Honorary Campaign Committee.[3]


  1. PWW, Sep. 21 1996 page 2
  2. Peoples Weekly World, September 11, 1999
  3. Sandre Swanson website, Endorsements, accessed July 28, 2011