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City Council — City of Oakland

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

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.
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 1 of these 3 candidates.

Rebecca Kaplan

Oakland City Councilmember At Large
Top 3 Priorities
  1. We can and must build a future of greater economic...
  2. We must improve public health, and make sure to fight...
  3. We must take significant action now to avoid growing...
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Derreck B. Johnson

Small Business Owner
Top 3 Priorities
  1. COVID health and economic recovery
  2. Housing and Homelessness
  3. Racial justice and equality
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Nancy Sidebotham

Tax Preparer
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Complete Outside Audit per Section 403 of the City...
  2. Reaching out and working with by Bridging to each...
  3. Ensure the effect of the Redistricting Commission...
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