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Alameda County, CA June 6, 2006 Election
Councilmember; City of Oakland; District 2 Voter Information

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Results as of Jul 17 11:35am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (32/32)
(12 Total Write-In Votes 0.1%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Patricia Kernighan Click here for more information about this candidate 4,694 votes 46.1%

  • Occupation: District 2 Councilmember
  • California Attorney
  • Chief of Staff to former Councilmember Danny Wan
  • Legislative Aide to Councilmember John Russo
  • Oakland Library Commissioner, 5 years
  • Raised family in District 2, resident for 23 years
  • 18 years of neighborhood activism in Oakland
  • Safety: Increase police presence and response time in all neighborhoods
  • Children and Parks: More after-school programs, improve park maintenance
  • Strengthen local economy: Jobs, downtown retail, support local businesses
Aimee Allison Click here for more information about this candidate 4,000 votes 39.3%
  • Occupation: Non-profit Business Consultant
  • Aimee Allison, a 36-year old writer, teacher, and business consultant, has lived in Oakland since 1991
  • She earned a Bachelors in History and a Masters in Education from Stanford University and went on teach high school history and social studies
  • Aimee worked to put inclusionary zoning on the ballot and supported the efforts of the Oak-to-Ninth coalition, advocating for responsible development
  • She founded and organized the Fall Festival in the Grand Lake neighborhood
  • Aimee was one of several young leaders who worked to convince Ron Dellums to run for mayor
  • For more information and to get involved, check out Aimee's website at
  • Economic Development that Lasts -- Oakland needs a comprehensive long-term plan that combines residential, with industrial and commercial development
  • Affordable Homes for Working Families -- Oakland needs to be affordable for the people who live and work here
  • Real Advocacy for Children and Youth -- City leaders need to bring the schools back to local control and to deliver top-quality services for children
Shirley Gee Click here for more information about this candidate 1,471 votes 14.5%
  • Occupation: Executive University Manager
  • Stanford University - close to 30 years implementing public policy
  • Oakland's Citizen of the Year
  • Bachelors in Business with Honors, St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA
  • 50+ Years District 2 Oakland Resident & 20+ Years of Community Service & Leadership
  • Chair, Charter Amendment Task Force, Special Elections in Lieu of Appointments By City Council, League of Women Voters
  • Founder of the Dragon Boat Project - A Youth, Family, Senior and Commercial Business Project
  • a. Public Safety (Crime issues and Emergency Preparedness) for ALL citizens in District 2
  • b. Public Education - Significant Support and Augmentation by City of Oakland
  • c. Stronger Small Business Environment for Job Development and Neighborhood Revitalization

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Rebroadcast of League Candidates' Forum

  • Saturday, June 3, 2006 from 9 - 10:30 AM on KTOP, Cable Channel 10
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