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Alameda County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
School Director; Oakland Unified School District; District 4 Voter Information

Results as of Apr 2 8:55pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (44/44)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Gary D. Yee 7085 votes 54.1%

  • Occupation: Parent, Teacher, Educator
  • Chair, Education Dept, Holy Names College
  • Frmr Dir. Oakland Education Cabinet
  • Frmr Principal, Hillcrest School
  • Frmr Director, Safe Passages
  • Frmr Teacher, Cleveland School
  • Frmr Captain, USAF
  • to hire and keep qualified, caring and committed teachers for every classroom.
  • to develop and maintain effective and supported site leadership.
  • to provide the community with multiple public accountability measures
Susanne Lea 5988 votes 45.8%
  • Occupation: Public School Parent/Attorney
  • B.A., UC Berkeley, J.D.,UC Berkeley - Boalt Hall
  • Chair, Education Task Force, Oakland Coalition of Congregations
  • Lead Research Attorney for Appellate Court Justice
  • Member, Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform, Oakland Board
  • Member, Accountability Committee, Oakland Education Cabinet
  • Member, Skyline High School PTSA
  • Attract and retain superior principals and teachers.
  • Replace central office bureaucracy with a real "servicing our schools" and move decision-making and resources out to school sites.
  • Ensure that all schools are safe, clean and welcoming.

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League of Women Voters' Candidates' Forum

  • Monday, Feb. 25 at 7 PM, Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland 94612.
  • Co-sponsored by Shepherd Canyon Homeowners, Inc.
  • The public is invited to attend this forum and submit questions for the candidates.
  • The tape of this forum will be rebroadcast Monday, March 4 from 4 - 4:45 PM and Tuesday, March 5 from 5:30 - 6:15 PM on KTOP, Cable Channel 10 in Oakland.
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