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City of Oakland - Mayor

Mayor — City of Oakland

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the Mayor — City of Oakland

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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About this office

Approves or vetoes city council actions, recommends measures to the city council, and appoints various municipal officers.
This office uses ranked-choice voting, or “instant run-off voting.” When marking your ballot, instead of voting for just one candidate, rank up to three candidates in order of your preference.See the Voting info section for more.

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    Candidates

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    Ignacio De La Fuente

    Business Solution Strategist
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Tackle Crime & Improve Public Safety
    2. Address Homeless Encampments
    3. Get Back to the Basics of Quality City Services
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    Loren Manuel Taylor

    Oakland City Councilmember, Small...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Make Oakland's streets safer and lower city's crime...
    2. End chronic homelessness and build affordable housing
    3. Build an effective and efficient government Oaklanders...
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    Sheng Thao

    Oakland City Councilmember
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Public Safety - investing in getting to the root of...
    2. Ending homelessness- as someone who experienced homelessness...
    3. A cleaner, greener Oakland- continuing my work on...
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    Peter Y. Liu

    None, I am too rich to be working.
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Teaching people how to make $30K a month with my get...
    2. Giant waterslide, zip lines, bounce houses, horsey...
    3. Make Oakland the #1 for Sex and Romance unrivalled...
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    Gregory Hodge

    Attorney, Organizational Development...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Public Safety - invest in holistic prevention to reduce...
    2. Housing Affordability - protect tenants and build...
    3. Thriving Neighborhood Schools - enriched learning...
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    Tyron C. Jordan

    Paralegal / Board member of non-profit
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Revitalize small businesses
    2. reduced the number of unhoused individuals and families
    3. Diligently protect our environment
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    John Reimann

    retired carpenter
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. build a movement of, by and for working class people...
    2. Bring all workers together to understand that we have...
    3. Utilize such a movement to get the funds necessary...
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    Treva D. Reid

    Councilmember | Regional Community...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Reduce violent crime: Budget four more academies to...
    2. House our homeless: Expand shelters and increase ongoing,...
    3. Build Affordable Housing: Fast-track approval of affordable...
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    Allyssa Victory Villanueva

    Civil Rights Attorney
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Housing. Residents and workers must have pathways...
    2. Public Safety. Allyssa will ensure that every Oaklander...
    3. Economic Justice. Allyssa will ensure just and resilient...
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