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North Oakland, Bushrod, Rockridge, Temescal, hills through Montclair

District 1

District 1

This is a guide to Oakland’s District 1 ballot. This year, voters living in this part of Oakland will vote on four ballot measures as well as for the following positions:

  • District 1 City Councilmember
  • At-Large City Councilmember
  • Ward 2 AC Transit Board Director
  • At-Large AC Transit Board Director
  • BART District 7 Board Director
  • Alameda Superior Court Office #2 Judge
  • Oakland City Attorney
  • District 1 OUSD Board Director

To find out more about a candidate or ballot measure, click on the name or title in the card.

Oakland City Council

District: 1

Dan Kalb

Dan Kalb

Pushes for progressive actions - as long it's diplomatic to do so

Steph Dominguez Walton

Steph Dominguez Walton

A challenger running to the right of the incumbent who will say almost anything to get your vote

Tri Ngo

Tri Ngo

A pretty nice guy who’s just not ready for this.

District: At-Large

Derreck Johnson

Derreck Johnson

EVERYTHING HE'S TOLD US FOR MONTHS IS A LIE

Nancy Sidebotham

Nancy Sidebotham

A City Hall hater who runs often and loses every time for good reasons

Rebecca Kaplan

Rebecca Kaplan

A long-time politician who’s made powerful enemies with her progressive policies

AC Transit Board of Directors

AC Transit Ward: 2

Greg Harper

Greg Harper

Entitled career politician whose main move is asking, “How are we going to pay for that?”

Jean Walsh

Jean Walsh

Energetic challenger with a lot of endorsements who wants the bus to work as reliably as a water utility

AC Transit Ward: At-Large

Dollene Jones

Dollene Jones

A former bus driver who’s run multiple times trying to give drivers a voice on AC Transit’s Board

H.E. Christian (“Chris”) Peeples

H.E. Christian (“Chris”) Peeples

Incumbent who’s served on this board for over two decades

Victoria Fierce

Victoria Fierce

A well-known YIMBY activist with a large, sometimes-antagonistic social media presence who’s making a lot of promises about the bus

BART Board of Directors

BART District: 7

Lateefah Simon

Lateefah Simon

The legally-blind incumbent devoted to public transit, racial justice and reforming the BART police

Sharon Kidd

Sharon Kidd

A challenger who thinks the only problem BART has is that riders don’t love BART police enough

Judge at Alameda Superior Court, Office #2

District: At-Large

Elena Condes

Elena Condes

The lesbian latinx criminal defense candidate endorsed by the trailblazing retiring incumbent

Mark Fickes

Mark Fickes

Gay Jewish prosecutor reimagined as civil rights attorney. Only has 1 dog.

Oakland City Attorney

District: At-Large

Barbara Parker

Barbara Parker

Good on tenant protections, horrible on police accountability, better than the alternative.

Eli Ferran

Eli Ferran

Former employee of the incumbent who wants everyone to know he has three daughters

OUSD School Board Director

District: 1

Austin Dannhaus

Austin Dannhaus

A Teach for America alum and consulting firm whiz endorsed by Michael Bloomberg

Sam Davis

Sam Davis

Ready to get serious on the budget, breaches of trust, and OUSD's relationship with charter schools

Stacy Thomas

Stacy Thomas

A bookkeeper ready to get into the budget

Ballot Measures

Measure QQ

Youth Voting in School Board Elections

Measure RR

Remove cap on fines for municipal ordinance violations

Measure S1

Police Commission Ballot Measure

Measure V

Renewing Alameda County's Unincorporated Areas' Utility Tax

Measure W

Alameda County sales tax for essential services

Measure X

Alameda County Fire Department Fire Safety Bond

Measure Y

Oakland Unified School District Bond for School Repairs