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Alameda County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
City Attorney; City of Oakland Voter Information

Results as of Feb 1 2:01pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (277/277)
(1051 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.80%)

First ranked choice applies (details)

Candidates (1 Elected, Rank Your Choices)
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Barbara Parker Click here for more information about this candidate 90222 votes 68.9%

  • Occupation: Oakland City Attorney
  • Over 35 Years as an Attorney and Manager of a Large Public Agency
  • Chief Assistant City Attorney, 2000-2011
  • Attorney/Supervising Attorney in the City Attorney's Office, Labor and Employment Unit, 1991-2000
  • Former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Representing the U.S. in Complex Federal Litigation
  • Former Member, State Judicial Council, Overseeing the State Court System
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1975
  • Protecting Public Safety
  • Maintaining a Professional City Attorney's Office
  • Fiscal Responsibility and Protecting Taxpayer Dollars
Jane Brunner Click here for more information about this candidate 40577 votes 31.0%
  • Occupation: Attorney/Councilmember
  • Practicing Civil Rights and Labor Attorney for over 20 years
  • Oakland City Councilmember for over 15 years
  • JD from the University of California Hastings College of the Law
  • City of Oakland Representative to the Association of Bay Area Governments
  • Negotiations leader for the Oakland Army Base Development which will produce over 4,800 jobs and $1 billion in revenue for Oakland over 10 years
  • Initiator of the Oakland Business Assistance Center, used by over 4,800 businesses
  • Cut Waste: Cut the cost of the City Attorney's Office, saving Oakland's budget millions per year
  • Improve Efficiency: Limit the use of outside attorneys, increase staff productivity, settle lawsuits only when appropriate and litigate when necessary
  • Take an Activist Approach: Address senior abuse, predatory lending, foreclosures, workers' rights, and unnecessary business regulations

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