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City Council, District 7 — City of Oakland

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the City Council, District 7 — 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 5 candidates.

Treva Reid

Community Engagement Strategist
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Housing Stability and Solutions to Address Homelessness
  2. Public Safety and Community Vitality
  3. Economic Development and Living Wage/Family Sustaining...
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Aaron Clay

Real Estate Attorney and Public School...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Launch the East Oakland Jobs Council - we have the...
  2. Empower our communities to fight back against violent...
  3. Create a one-stop COVID-19 Resource Center that works...
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Marcie Hodge

Nonprofit Executive Director
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Blight removal
  2. Job creation
  3. Overcoming the homeless crisis
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