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Alameda County, CA April 17, 2001 Election
Council member; City of Oakland; District 6 Voter Information

Special election to fill unexpired term of Nate Miley who was elected to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors in November 2000.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Order is random and changes daily.

Nancy S. Sidebotham

  • Occupation: Tax Preparer
  • Community Activist
  • Co-Chairperson Shop Oakland 2000 & 2001
  • BA History CSUH
  • Community Policing--Public Safety
  • Infrastructure
  • Economic Revitalization
Carole Ward "Allen" Allen
  • Occupation: BART Director/Educator
  • Lifetime Resident District 6
  • Doctorate in Higher Education
  • Asst. Vice Chancellor Community&Neighborhood Development, Peralta Colleges
  • Former President Calif. Commission on the Status of Women
  • Teacher of the Year
  • Member, Allen Temple Baptist Church
  • Economic Development, Affordable housing, renaissance of our neighborhoods & job development
  • Community Policing, crime prevention to provide safe and clean neighborhoods.
  • Quality basic Services, meaningful recreational and afterschool progrms for our children and improved education programs.
Enrique Palacios (Write-in)
  • Occupation: Educator-Management Consultant
  • Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education, Representing Oakland
  • Member, District 6 Advisory Council
  • Member, Executive Board, Jewish Community Services of Oakland and Piedmont
  • President, Latino Democratic Club of Alameda County
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics, UDC
  • Master in Public Administration, NYU
  • Eliminate the utility tax and let the voters decide on it.
  • Support the development of universal child care and pre school
  • Develop programs to support affordable home ownership
Moses L. Mayne, Jr.
  • Occupation: Carpenter
  • Housing Authority Commissioner
  • New Oakland Committee member
  • Cypress/Mandela Training Center Board
  • Port of Oakland Social Justice Subcommittee Representative
  • Improving Neighborhood and Community Policing
  • Cleaning-up blighted properties
  • Making sure the city and school district work together to improve our schools
Toni R. Cook
  • Occupation: Educator
  • UCLA Graduate
  • Professional Urban Planner
  • Former University Dean, Howard University, Washington, D.C.
  • 2-Term Elected Member, Oakland Board of Education
  • Former Legislative Director
  • Public Safety
  • Public Works
  • Neighborhood Commercial Revitalization

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.

Electronic Voting

  • Except for absentee and provisional ballots, all voting will be on electronic voting machines which can display election information in English, Spanish and Chinese, and which can be used by voters with limited sight. Voters are welcome to go to the Registrar of Voter's office for a demonstration of the machine. Use of the machines is also being demonstrated periodically on Oakland's government cable station KTOP - Channel 10.

Candidates' Forums on KTOP Channel 10

  • Sunday, 4/8 at 5:30 PM
  • Monday, 4/9 at 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday, 4/11 at 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, 4/12 at 9 AM
  • Friday, 4/13 at 3:30 PM
  • Saturday, 4/14 at 5 PM
  • The Candidates' Forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Oakland and East Bay Common Cause, originally televised live on Friday March 23, will be rebroadcast on KTOP Oakland Cable Channel 10 on the dates listed above.
  • Also part of that broadcast is a demonstration of the electronic voting machines which are being used at all polling places in this election.
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