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City Council, District 3 — City of Oakland

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the City Council, District 3 — 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 6 candidates.

Carroll Fife

Non-Profit Director
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Make housing accessible for ALL humans by emphasizing...
  2. Divest from policing in order to invest in systems...
  3. Find new revenue sources to fund our city’s most essential...
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Lynette Gibson McElhaney

Affordable housing and civil rights...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Advancing Community Safety: Redirecting 50% the general...
  2. An Equitable COVID19 Relief & Recovery
  3. Expanding and Improving Homelessness Response & Services
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Seneca Scott

Labor Union Organizer, Negotiator...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. “Outside” NO MORE - Seneca demands an equitable approach...
  2. BLIGHT AND ILLEGAL DUMPING - We need aggressively...
  3. IMPROVE OPD EFFICIENCY - We need to reallocate a significant...
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Meron Semedar

Community Organizer / Educator
Top 3 Priorities
  1. 1. Redistributing the city budget, specifically the...
  2. 2. Addressing the housing crisis at its root cause,...
  3. 3. Cultivating a holistic approach, creating a sustainable,...
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