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City Council, District 4 — City of Oakland

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About this office

Members of the city council draft and vote on city laws and appoint certain municipal officers and employees.
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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Charlie Michelson

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Candidates

You can vote for 3 of these 7 candidates.

Sheng Thao

Chief of Staff on the Oakland City...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Tackling the homeless and housing crisis, including:...
  2. Public safety, including: strengthening community...
  3. Infrastructure, including: filling potholes, under...
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Pam Harris

Nonprofit Finance Professional
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Shelter and basic services for all who need them.
  2. A living wage, union jobs, and economic opportunities...
  3. A city where everyone who wants to live here can afford...
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Joseph E. Simmons

Senior Pastor and Non-Profit Leader
Top 3 Priorities
  1. As a business and community leader, my voice of reason...
  2. Housing Security & Homelessness
  3. Neighborhood Safety & Crime Prevention, Business Empowerment,...
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Nayeli Maxson

CEO - Alliance for Community Development
Top 3 Priorities
  1. House our Community
  2. Support Good Jobs and Strong Businesses
  3. Responsive, Proactive Local Government - Problem Solving...
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Matt Hummel

Carpenter, Chair, Oakland Cannabis...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Build housing security. Housing is a Human right.
  2. Enact a public Bank of Oakland.
  3. Police reform. Make our city safe for everyone.
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Charlie Michelson

Former-CEO, Entrepreneur, Non-Profit...
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  1. Tackle Oakland’s affordability problem to preserve...
  2. Address homelessness through the implementation of...
  3. Streamline basic services, like road improvements,...
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