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Mayor — City of Oakland

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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.
You must select at least 2 candidates to compare them.

Candidates

You can vote for 3 of these 10 candidates.

Libby Schaaf

Mayor of Oakland
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Fighting displacement and housing our most vulnerable...
  2. Keeping the Oakland Promise
  3. Holistic Community Safety
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Cat Brooks

Executive Director
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Ensure that all Oaklanders thrive, by providing immediate...
  2. Invest in community-rooted public safety, including...
  3. Create a progressive, transparent, and community-centered...
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Pamela Price

Civil Rights Attorney
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Respond to the Homelessness Crisis with Compassion...
  2. Respond to Our Affordable Housing Crisis by Finding...
  3. Respond to The Lack of Public Trust of OPD by Working...
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Saied Karamooz

Chief Operating Officer
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Address the homelessness humanitarian crisis by dedicating...
  2. Enrich Oakland's education system by creating preschool...
  3. Ensure every Oaklander is equipped with the skills...
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Ken Houston

Project Manager/Community Advocate
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Affordable Housing by developing vacant lots owned...
  2. Safe Neighborhoods through blight deterrence, and...
  3. Creating jobs for Oaklanders by changing exclusionary...
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Marchon Tatmon

Homeless Housing Specialist, Doctoral...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Homelessness and affordable housing
  2. Equitable and Sustainable Economic Development
  3. Ending violent crime and particular, homicide
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Top 3 Priorities
  1. Complete audit of the Oakland budget and all departments
  2. Infrastructure repairs and maintenance
  3. Fully staff the City departments and pay the wages...
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Peter Yuan Liu

100% service-connected U.S. Army...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Create 100,000 jobs by turning all sizable parks in...
  2. Make City of Oakland the premier #1 destination for...
  3. Teach poor people how to be rich with my platform...
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  1. 100% civilian administration for police, eliminating...
  2. "Participatory budgeting", which gives residents direct,...
  3. Tax the port.
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