Oaklandside interviews with the candidates
The paralegal and Army veteran wants to fund more rental and mortgage assistance and staff up the public works department to fix roads.
Reimann is a socialist who believes lasting change can only be achieved if it’s supported by grassroots movement-building.
The civil rights attorney said she will make sure Oakland builds more affordable housing, repairs busted roads, and invests in violence prevention.
The District 7 councilmember wants to build stronger partnerships with county, state, and federal governments and with private industry to tackle Oakland’s biggest problems.
The District 4 councilmember said she understands the budget better than any other candidate and will invest in affordable housing and violence prevention.
The former councilmember is coming out of political retirement to run because he feels Oakland’s officials are failing to keep residents and businesses safe.
Taylor, who is giving up his D6 Council seat to run for mayor, said he’ll continue the reimagining public safety process and establish a City Hall East.
The neighborhood organizer said he’ll restore rule of law in Oakland and make the city more economically resilient.
The nonprofit leader and former Oakland school board president said he’d improve the culture at City Hall and help The Town heal.
There are 10 candidates vying for Oakland’s top job. Here’s the list.
8 of the 10 people running for mayor presented their ideas to an audience of elders and others at Laney College Tuesday night.
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