The two candidates running for the Berkeley City Council District 5 seat on the north side of town are the same who ran four years ago.

Laurie Capitelli

Age: 66

Party: Democrat

Occupation: City Councilman; residential real estate broker

Professional Background: Current member of Alameda County Transportation Commission; former chair of Berkeley planning commission and zoning adjustments board

Personal: Married, two children, four grandchildren

Education: Bachelor's degree in political science from UC Berkeley 1968

Website: www.laurie4council.com

Sophie Hahn

Age: 51

Party: Democrat

Occupation: Berkeley Zoning Adjustments Board member

Professional: retired attorney; former owner of stationary company; former chair of the Berkeley Commission on the Status of Women

Personal: Married, three children 14, 16 and 18

Education: Bachelor's degree in American history from UC Berkeley 1983; law degree from Stanford Law School

Website: www.sophiehahn.com