In an upset victory, Alysse Castro defeated incumbent L.K. Monroe in the Alameda County Superintendent of Schools election with 53% of votes.
Sanchez, a sheriff’s commander, won 52% of the vote, clinching the primary and sending Ahern into retirement.
Despite a high-profile loss in San Francisco, progressive candidates for district attorney and sheriff gained ground in other parts of the state.
So far, Kaplan is picking up the most votes in Oakland and San Leandro, while Lena Tam is doing well in her hometown of Alameda.
Sanchez held a considerable lead over incumbent Sheriff Gregory Ahern after updated vote totals were released Thursday.
Price, a reform candidate, had the top spot among four contenders after the initial count of ballots on election night.
Incumbent L.K. Monroe faced challenger Alysse Castro, who oversees alternative schools in San Francisco.
Get up-to-date voting results and coverage of the big races, including district attorney, sheriff, and county supervisor.
With four days until Alameda County’s June 7 primary election, we followed the money.
Yesenia Sanchez and JoAnn Walker are challenging incumbent Gregory Ahern to oversee the county’s largest law enforcement agency.
Pamela Price, Seth Steward, Terry Wiley, and Jimmie Wilson want to succeed Nancy O’Malley as the county’s top prosecutor.
Joaquín Rivera has been on the ACOE board since 2010, and said this will be his last term.
Measure C would extend a parcel tax that currently provides the city’s library system with $18 million annually, or 40% of its budget.
Surlene Grant, David Kakishiba, Rebecca Kaplan, and Lena Tam want to represent downtown and East Oakland on the powerful county board.
What’s on the ballot, how to register and vote, info on candidates for local offices, and much more.
Under a proposed ballot measure, every Oakland voter would get $100 to contribute to candidates for mayor, City Council, and more.
Four candidates are running for the Alameda County Board of Supervisor seat. Chan held the position until she tragically died in November.
Incumbent L.K. Monroe and challenger Alysse Castro spoke to The Oaklandside about school funding, COVID recovery, and the financial challenges facing OUSD.
In the June primary, voters will choose between L.K. Monroe and Alysse Castro for county superintendent. Here’s a guide to understanding how the office works.
Four candidates are running for DA in the June 7 primary. Here are the basics.