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City Council — Alameda City Council

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the City Council — Alameda City Council

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

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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.
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Candidates

You can vote for 2 of these 5 candidates.

Malia Vella

Councilwoman/College Professor
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Keeping our neighborhoods distinct and diverse while...
  2. Mitigating traffic while prioritizing pedestrian and...
  3. Addressing racial justice and equity issues citywide.
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Trish Spencer

Attorney, Substitute Teacher, Volunteer
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Make Alameda Safe for Everyone
  2. Support Alamedans & Local Businesses, especially now...
  3. Rebuild Public Trust & Morale in City Hall, Fiscal...
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Amos J. White

Environmental Nonprofit Executive
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Address systemic racism and equity in our city. I...
  2. Provide for community health, wellness, & safety....
  3. Build housing now for workforce families & teachers....
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Jim Oddie

Alameda City Councilmember
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Protecting Alameda During the Pandemic
  2. Creating Affordable Housing for ALL Alamedans
  3. Putting Public Safety First
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