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Alameda County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
School Director; Oakland Unified School District; Trustee Area 6 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 28 11:38am, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (35/35)
(91 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.88%)

First ranked choice applies

Candidates (1 Elected, Rank Your Choices)
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Shanthi Gonzales Click here for more information about this candidate 6030 votes 58.02%

  • Occupation: Appointed Oakland Library Advisory Commissioner
  • Membership and Program Coordinator, Women Donors Network
  • Appointed Commissioner, Alameda County Human Relations Commission
  • Vice President of the Board of La Raza Centro Legal
  • Founding Member, Friends of the Martin Luther King Jr Branch Library
  • Organizer, East Bay Spanish Language Meetup
  • Member, Block by Block Organizing Network
  • Invest in Oakland Teachers, both paying teachers fairly, but also investing in training and professional development.
  • Organize Parents. To me this means working with families much earlier, and helping parents to hold the district accountable for improving schools.
  • Shift Resources so that we invest in the people who work with students rather than central administration.
Renato P Almanzor Click here for more information about this candidate 4272 votes 41.10%
  • Occupation: Educator/Non-profit Director
  • PhD in organizational psychology, M.S. in Counseling, B.A. Psychology
  • Parent of a graduate of Skyline High School
  • Taught at CSU East Bay, USF, Alliant International University and Argosy University.
  • Administrator at UC Berkeley and Oakland Unified.
  • President/Chair of many nonprofit boards and commissions.
  • Worked with district administrators, principals and teachers toward creating effective and equitable schools.
  • Amazing Schools: every graduate is prepared for college, career and community.
  • Building a Beloved Community: teachers, families and community as partners for our children.
  • Civic and Community Engagement: caring and powerful mutual accountability.

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