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Alameda County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Mayor; City of Oakland Voter Information

Results as of Dec 28 11:38am, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (275/275)
(436 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.43%)

Ranked choice votes not yet available

Candidates (1 Elected, Rank Your Choices)
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Libby Schaaf Click here for more information about this candidate 29983 votes 29.43%

  • Occupation: Oakland City Councilmember
  • Attorney
  • Non-Profit Founder and Executive
  • Former Boardmember, Museum of Children's Art
  • Former Top Aide to Mayor Jerry Brown
  • Former Public Affairs Director, Port of Oakland
  • Make Oakland Safe Again
  • Education for All Oakland Youth
  • Jobs and Infrastructure -- Oakland Style
Jean Quan Click here for more information about this candidate 15724 votes 15.43%
  • Occupation: Mayor of Oakland
  • I am the daughter of an immigrant mom, worked in the family restaurant, and attended UC Berkeley on a scholarship.
  • I started in public service as a union organizer for immigrant women workers
  • I served as a school board member for 11 years, then 8 years as a councilmember before becoming the first woman mayor
  • I chaired the International Affairs Committee in addition to working with ABAG and the National League of Cities on the US Conference of Mayors
  • I'm currently serving Oakland as its member of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in addition to being mayor.
  • I've raised my children in Oakland Public Schools with my husband, a physician who has been active in the fight for healthcare for all.
  • Public Safety including making all our neighborhoods safe for families to play in the park, businesses to flourish, and children to attend school.
  • Equitable economic development that provides good sustainable jobs and housing for Oaklanders in all of our neighborhoods.
  • Promoting a green city with sustainable development, clean parks and creeks and housing in transit corridors.
Rebecca Kaplan Click here for more information about this candidate 14608 votes 14.34%
  • Occupation: Oakland Councilmember At-Large
  • President Pro Tem, Oakland City Council
  • Vice Chair, Alameda County Transportation Commission
  • Commissioner, Coliseum Joint Powers Authority
  • J.D. - Stanford Law School
  • M.A. (Urban & Environmental Policy) - Tufts University
  • B.S. - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Safe neighborhoods
  • Local jobs
  • A fresh start for our city
Dan Siegel Click here for more information about this candidate 13045 votes 12.80%
  • Occupation: Civil Rights Attorney
  • Former School Board President
  • Oakland Housing Authority Commissioner
  • General Counsel for Oakland Unified School District
  • Small Business Owner
  • Resident of East Oakland
  • Fight for a $15 minimum wage
  • Universal Pre K for all 3 & 4 year olds
  • Re-organize the police department for safe streets
Joe Tuman Click here for more information about this candidate 12214 votes 11.99%
  • Occupation: Government/Law Professor
  • Dept. Chair SF State
  • Author
  • Political Analyst
  • Increase Police Force to 900 officers
  • Bring tax paying businesses to Oakland
  • Inprove Oakland's Quality of Life
Bryan Parker Click here for more information about this candidate 7919 votes 7.77%
  • Occupation: Businessperson/University Trustee
  • Port of Oakland Commissioner
  • Reduce our crime rates and make people safe again
  • Increase our jobs and grow our economy
  • Protect and nurture our children
Courtney Ruby Click here for more information about this candidate 3095 votes 3.04%
  • Occupation: Oakland City Auditor
  • Former Member and Vice-Chair, Oakland Budget Advisory Committee
  • Former Chief Financial Officer, East Bay Conservation Corps
  • Former Chief Financial Officer, Episcopal Charities
  • Former Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Democratic National Committee
  • Former Deputy Chief Financial Officer, 1996 Democratic National Convention
  • Deloitte & Touche Alumni, Certified Public Accountant
  • Public Safety - We need at least 200 more police officers and we need the leadership to hold them accountable to old-fashioned community policing.
  • Government Accountability - We need an ethical, results-focused leadership team that can be responsive to citizens and spend our budget efficiently.
  • Job Creation - We need to attract new business so we can create jobs for our residents and increase tax revenue for our budget.
Jason Kane Anderson Click here for more information about this candidate 1543 votes 1.51%
  • Occupation: Communications Director
  • Marketing Executive
  • Sales Executive
  • DMV Field Representative
  • Executive Producer
  • Media Specialist
  • Printer
  • Prosperity Safety
  • Employment
  • Arts & Culture
Charles R. Williams Click here for more information about this candidate 1041 votes 1.02%
  • Occupation: Engineering Manager Administrator
  • Business Consultant
  • Military Police Supervisior
  • U.S. Navy Chief
  • Crime
  • Economic Growth
  • City Government Accountability
Ken Houston Click here for more information about this candidate 514 votes 0.50%
  • Occupation: Contractor
  • Community Advocate
  • Born and raised in Oakland
  • Attended Castlemont High and Laney College
  • Life-long builder fighting for inclusion of his people
  • Instrumental in changing local participation policy from 30% to 50%
  • Chair of the East Oakland Beautification Council
  • Local Jobs, Local Businesses
  • Changing Face & Image of the City (Eradicating Blight)
  • Public Safety through Community Policing
Peter Liu Click here for more information about this candidate 453 votes 0.44%
  • Occupation: Father, Businessman, Executive
  • B.A. UC Santa Cruz
  • Journalist Diploma, United States Defense Information School
  • Insurance agent license CA #0F08823
  • Conceal permits to all good men to protect our women and children
  • Each police office set up a neighborhood forming a citizens militia 4K volunteers to defend city.
  • Create a thousand businesses using CESP5 method
Eric Wilson 385 votes 0.38%
  • Occupation: Nonprofit Employee
Pat McCullough Click here for more information about this candidate 360 votes 0.35%
  • Occupation: Technician/Lawyer/Entrepreneur
  • J.D., San Francisco Law School
  • B.A., Golden Gate University
  • Honorably Discharged U.S. Navy
  • Union Steward 1997 -2007
  • Graduate, San Francisco Renaissance Entrepreneurship Training Center
  • Crime reduction
  • Eliminating the budget deficit
  • Economic growth
Nancy Sidebotham 265 votes 0.26%
  • Occupation: Tax Preparer
Saied R Karamooz Click here for more information about this candidate 261 votes 0.26%
  • Occupation: Private Sector Executive
  • Award: 2014 Oakland Heritage Alliance for "enhancing Oakland for all citizens"
  • Professional (2010-2013): SVP of Professional Services, CallidusCloud
  • Professional (1987-2008): Senior Executive at Accenture
  • Education: MS, Information Sciences, and MBA
  • Education: BS, Computer Science
  • Honors (2004): Overall Academic Achievement Award
  • Extreme Transparency of Mayor's Office
  • Quality and Affordable Housing
  • Full Employment (unemployment below 5%)
Sammuel Washington 33 votes 0.03%

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  • Date: Monday, October 27, 2014
    Time: 6 PM
    Place: Elihu M. Harris State Bldg., 1515 Clqy Street
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    Time: 6 - 8 PM
    Place Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church, 3534 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland 94610
News and Analysis

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Inside Bay Area / Oakland Tribune KPIX + CBS local San Francisco Chronicle Oakland Tribune / Bay Area News Group Longer video interviews by newspaper staff, in alphabetical order SF Gate (blog) KQED News
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