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City of HaywardCandidate for City Council

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Angela Andrews

Manager/Planning Commissioner
21,931 votes (12.18%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Affordable Housing: California continues to be in a housing affordability crisis. We must build more housing in Hayward. During two years as a Planning Commissioner, Angela recommended projects that addressed shortage.
  • Economic Development: During and after the COVID crisis, Hayward needs leadership to help small businesses and bring back jobs. Angela has the experience and vision, and understands the tools City government has at its disposal.
  • Quality of Life and Public Safety: All Hayward residents should be able to live comfortably in their neighborhood. the city must creating safe, clean and appealing spaces throughout and assure public safety that protects everyone.



Profession:Construction Manager/Planning Commissioner
Capital Program Manager, West County Wastewater (2019–current)
Vice Chair, Hayward Planning Commission — Appointed position (2018–current)
Member, Downtown Streets Team Hayward Advisory Council — Appointed position (2019–current)
Vice Chair and Chair, Keep Hayward Clean and Green — Appointed position (2016–2018)


University of Southern California Master of Urban Planning, Urban Planning, Preservation and Design of the Built Environment (2007)
University of California at Los Angeles Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Sociology (2004)

Community Activities

Co-Founder, @SOHAHOOD Social Media Platform showcasing Hayward Pride featuring small businesses and community news (2016–current)
Member, Black Women Organized for Political Action (2019–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Congressman Eric Swalwell & Bill Quirk CA Assembly Member
  • Public Employees Unions AFSCME Locals 1 & 57, IFPTE Local 21; LiUNA! Laborers Local 304
  • Alameda County Democratic Party and South Alameda County Young Dems

Organizations (1)

  • Black Women Organized for Political Action, Hayward/South County Chapter

Elected Officials (8)

  • Dr. Annette Walker, Trustee, Hayward Unified School District
  • Dr. April Oquenda, Hayward Unified School District Vice-President
  • Marvin Peixoto, Former Hayward Councilmember
  • Bill Ward, Former Hayward Councilmember
  • Kevin Dowling, Former Hayward Councilmember
  • Al Mendall, Hayward City Councilmember
  • Sara Lamnin, Hayward City Councilmember
  • Barbara Halliday, Hayward Mayor

Individuals (1)

  • Mariellen Faria, Eden Health District Director & Hayward Planning Commissioner

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