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Alameda County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
Mayor; City of Oakland Voter Information

Results as of Apr 2 8:55pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (269/269)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr. 42892 votes 63.5%

  • Occupation: Mayor of Oakland
  • Governor of California, 1974-1982
  • California Secretary of State, 1970-1974
  • J.D., Yale University Law School, 1964
  • B.A., Latin and Greek, University of California at Berkeley, 1961
  • Expanding educational opportunities through smaller schools, charter schools and working closely with the Superintendent to improve education.
  • Continuing reduction of crime and blight in our neighborhoods.
  • Restoring Lake Merritt and opening the estuary for all Oaklanders to enjoy.
Wilson Riles 24611 votes 36.4%
  • Occupation: Regional Director, American Friends Service Committee
  • Former City council member, Oakland, California
  • Served on staff of Supervisor John George (Alameda County)
  • Taught math in the Oakland public schools
  • Healthy Neighborhoods throughout our city, (to improve quality of life and environmental health)
  • Affordable housing for Oakland's workforce. Advocate to improve schools for everyone.
  • Strengthening local economic development and jobs at good wages

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. All candidates have been invited to supply additional information to Smart Voter. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.

League of Women Voters Candidates' Forum

  • Thursday, Feb. 14 at 10 AM
  • This forum will be taped by KTOP, Oakland Cable Channel 10, for rebroadcast repeatedly until March 5, Election Day.
  • The forum will be broadcast Tuesday, March 5 from 1:30 - 2:30 PM

  • Check listing in Oakland Tribune and at City of Oakland's Web Site ( for other times when it will be shown.
KQED-FM 88.5 Public Radio KQED Channel 9 "This Week in Northern California"
  • A Vision for Oakland - Special report with candidates Jerry Brown and Wilson Riles Jr. Text, audio, and video available. Moderated by Belva Davis on 1/11/02
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