In the next few weeks, Hutchinson must be sworn into the District 4 seat vacated by Nick Resnick, and the school board will have to decide how to fill his current seat in District 5.
Tag: Election 2022
Oakland’s contested school board election is going to trial
A judge set a date of March 16 to review evidence that will decide whether Mike Hutchinson or Nick Resnick represents District 4 on the OUSD board.
Pictures: Mayor Sheng Thao is sworn in at Oakland’s inauguration ceremony
Mayor Thao was sworn in at the Paramount Theater on Monday, alongside newly elected members of the City Council and school board.
Oakland school board inauguration overshadowed by election mishap
Nick Resnick was sworn in as D4 director, as a legal decision looms. VanCedric Williams and Clifford Thompson were voted president and vice president of the board for 2023.
Timeline: How the Alameda County Registrar of Voters ran—and fumbled—the November election
Two months after Election Day, a school board race is still undecided. Lawsuits and a possible recount loom. The Oaklandside reconstructed how we got here.
Oakland school board candidates lawyer up to challenge election results
Mike Hutchinson filed a lawsuit while attorneys for Nick Resnick are seeking documents from the registrar of voters.
My Oakland Agenda: Residents share their vision for the Town
Student journalists from Oakland North partnered with Oakland Lowdown to ask: “If you were an elected official in Oakland, what would your first act be?”
Will DA Pamela Price usher in a new era for criminal justice in the East Bay?
Criminal justice reformers are eager to work with Price, a civil rights attorney who ran a progressive campaign to become Alameda County’s first Black district attorney.
Pamela Price defeats Terry Wiley in Alameda County District Attorney race
Price, a civil rights attorney, won 53% of the votes to defeat Wiley, the county’s chief deputy district attorney.
Mike Hutchinson pulls ahead in District 4 school board race
Hutchinson, who currently represents D5 on the OUSD board, overtook candidate Nick Resnick who had been leading since election night. The third candidate, Pecolia Manigo, isn’t far behind.
In Oakland school board races, leading candidates are cautiously optimistic
Jennifer Brouhard leads by a large margin in District 2, but the races in districts 4 and 6 could go down to the wire.
Oakland City Council races: Janani Ramachandran declares victory in District 4
Nikki Fortunato Bas and Kevin Jenkins maintain comfortable leads in districts 2 and 6, respectively.
OUSD school board race: Brouhard, Resnick, Bachelor pull ahead
Jennifer Brouhard, Nick Resnick, and Valarie Bachelor are leading in the OUSD races for districts 2, 4, and 6, but the results are close with many ballots left to be counted.
Who’s leading the Oakland City Council races?
Three candidates have established large leads, but a majority of ballots remain to be counted.
How The Oaklandside covers political campaigns while staying independent
You can’t buy favorable coverage. And you can’t write us a big check without us disclosing it. More on our nonprofit newsroom’s editorial firewall in this election and beyond.
Oakland Measure Y: Parcel tax would support Oakland Zoo
The 20-year, $68 property tax will fund the zoo’s many programs, but not all Oakland residents support it.
Mental health, safety, and closures take center stage at Oakland school board candidate forum
All 9 OUSD board candidates spoke at a debate hosted by student organizations at Fremont High School.
Meet the East Bay couple interviewing every Oakland mayoral candidate
Using 7 questions around public safety, policing, and other issues, Gabrielle Pearce and James Vaughan are on a mission to help inform voters about their choices.
AC Transit and BART board candidates debate free fares, mask mandates, accessibility
Transit candidates shared their platforms at a forum focused on issues relevant to seniors and people with disabilities. Here’s what they said.
Oakland mayor’s race: an interview with candidate Greg Hodge
The nonprofit leader and former Oakland school board president said he’d improve the culture at City Hall and help The Town heal.