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Alameda County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
School Director; Oakland Unified School District; District 2 Voter Information

Results as of Apr 2 8:55pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (35/35)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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David Kakishiba 4463 votes 55.6%

  • Occupation: Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Executive Officer, East Bay Asian Youth Center
  • Author, Measure K - The Kids First! Initiative
  • Co-Founder, San Antonio Village Collaborative
  • New, Smart, and Accountable Investments to Underperforming Schools
  • Fast-Track Construction of New School Facilities
  • Re-structure Central Bureaucracy to Better Serve Schools and Families
Bruce Kariya 3561 votes 44.3%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Director of Finance & Operations, Children Now
  • Wharton School of Business, Univ. of Pennsylvania Class of '86
  • Father of 3 yr. old son
  • Chair, Curriculum & Technology Committee
  • Member, Facilities Committee
  • Memeber, Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
  • Hiring and retaining the best qualified teachers and principals
  • Helping children to be ready to learn by ensuring basic skills such as reading are acquired
  • Safe, secure and clean learning environments

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League of Women Voters' Candidates' Forum

  • Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7 PM, Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland 94612.
  • Co-sponsored by the Nat'l Coalition of 100 Black Women, Bay Area/Oakland Chapter
  • The public is invited to attend this forum and submit questions for the candidates.
  • This forum will be shown live on KTOP, Oakland Cable Channel 10, and rebroadcast from 2:30 - 3:15 PM Saturday, March 2 and from 3:30 - 4:15 PM Tuesday, March 5.
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