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These five leading mayoral candidates (pictured above) represent different approaches to solving Oakland’s complex challenges. All are capable of leading the City of Oakland, although with varying promises, strategies and action plans which have been spelled out in the flood of brochures and media advertisements that you have received during this campaign season. ThePost News Group invites you to rank the candidates according to your hopes and dreams for the Town. (They are presented in alphabetical order, not in recommended ranked order)

Senator Alex Padilla

Alex Padilla

Representative Barbara Lee

Barbara Lee

Governor Gavin Newsom

Gavin Newsom

Secretary of State Shirley Weber

Shirley Weber

Rob Bonta

Rob Bonta

Tony Thurmond

Tony Thurmond

Rebecca Kaplan

Rebecca Kaplan

Malia M. Cohen

Malia M. Cohen

Pamela Price

Pamela Price

Nikki Fortunato Bas

Nikki Fortunato Bas

Sarah Syed

Sarah Syed

The Post Recommends:

U.S. Senate: Alex Padilla

U.S. Congress, 12th District: Barbara Lee

Governor: Gavin Newsom

Secretary of State: Shirley Weber

Attorney General: Rob Bonta

State Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond

State Controller: Malia Cohen

14th Assembly District: Buffy Wicks

18th Assembly District: Mia Bonta

Alameda County District Attorney: Pamela Price

Alameda County Board of Supervisors (Area 3): Rebecca Kaplan

Oakland Mayor: Five who can lead Oakland forward (listed in alphabeticalorder; not in order of preference)

  • Ignacio De La Fuente
  • Gregory Hodge
  • Treva Reid
  • Loren Taylor
  • Sheng Thao

City Council, District 2: Nikki Fortunato Bas

City Council, District 4: Janani Ramachandran or Nenna Joiner

City Council, District 6: Kevin Jenkins

Peralta Community College District Trustee: 

  • Louis Quindlen, Area 3
  • Saleem Gilmore, Area 5
  • Seth Steward, Area 7

Alameda County Board Transit Director, At-Large: Joel Young

Alameda County Transit Board (Ward 3): Sarah Syed

Our Positions on California State Propositions

Proposition  1:  YES

Proposition 26:  NO

Proposition  27:  NO

Proposition  28:  YES

Proposition  29:  YES

Proposition 30:  YES

Proposition 31:  YES

Measure D:  YES

Measure H:  YES

Measure Q:  YES

Measure R:  YES

Measure S:  YES

Measure T:  YES

Measure U:  YES

Measure V:  YES

Measure W:  YES

Measure X:  YES

Measure Y:  YES

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