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Alameda County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Board Member; San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District; District 4 Voter Information

Results as of Jan 6 2:56pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (201/201)
(775 Total Other Write-In Votes 1.07%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Robert Raburn Click here for more information about this candidate 34006 votes 46.79%

  • Occupation: Transportation Planner
  • PhD UC Berkeley, Transportation and Urban Geography
  • Taught at the university level (11 years)
  • Past Chair and Executive Director, East Bay Bicycle Coalition (18 years)
  • Chaired Alameda County's transportation tax oversight committee to ensure funds were spent as intended by the voters (10 years)
  • Represented minority voter rights across the US
  • Secured $ millions for bridges, Lake Merritt Master Plan, Safe Routes to Transit, and Measure B transportation projects
  • Make BART more reliable, cleaner and safer
  • Improve BART's finances and long term sustainability
  • Focus on existing transit system and connections--not gold-plated extensions
Carole Ward Allen Click here for more information about this candidate 25341 votes 34.87%
  • Occupation: Incumbent/College of Alameda and Laney College Professor
  • Lifetime Resident of District 4
  • Doctorate In Higher Education
  • BART Police Review Committee Chairwoman
  • Former Oakland Port Commissioners President
  • Former Alameda Transportation Committee Member
  • Former Calif. Commission on the Status of Women President
  • Public Safety & Security, Clean and Energy Efficient Stations and Trains, Improve Bicycle Access
  • Open and Transparent BART Government, Better Police Relations With Community
  • Cost Effective Fares, Employment Opportunities, Help Sustain Small Businesses
Monique Rivera Click here for more information about this candidate 12557 votes 17.28%
  • Occupation: Engineering Business Manager
  • Proven Experience: Over 15 years experience in the engineering and construction industry
  • Effectively managed multi-million dollar budgets while meeting stringent schedules
  • Extensive experience working with teams responsible for complex, high-visibility transportation engineering-projects
  • Board Member for Community Develop Block Grant Program and Community Action Partnershi
  • Leadership: Provide the necessary proven leadership experience
  • Accountability: Inflated salaries, over-budget projects, waste and inefficiencies must end now
  • Accessibility: Service Improvements, reduced fares and safety are critical to increasing ridership. Monique will work to maintain fares lows and r

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Candidate Forums

  • Date: Monday, September 27
    Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Place: Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1, 14th & Broadway
    Sponsor: League of Women Voters of Oakland
  • The public is invited to attend and submit questions for the candidates
  • This will be one of 5 forums occurring this evening. The others will be Peralta Community College District - Area 3; Peralta Community College District - Area 5; Superior Court Judge - Seat 9; AC Transit - Ward 3.
KTOP Broadcast of September 27 Forum
  • Date: Thursday, October 28
    Time: 3:30 - 7 PM
    Station: Cable Channel 10
  • Date: Friday, October 8
    Time: 6:30 - 7 PM
    Station: Cable Channel 10
  • Date: Thursday, October 7
    Time: 3:30 - 4 PM
    Station:Cable Channel 10
News and Analysis

San Francisco Chronicle

2 of BART's directors face challengers in race
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