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District 7

District 7

This is a guide to Oakland’s District 7 ballot. This year, voters living in this part of Oakland will vote on four ballot measures as well as for the following positions:

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

Aaron Clay

Aaron Clay

The wholesome political newcomer who does everything for his community

Marchon Tatmon

Marchon Tatmon

Visit Oakland, home of the famous Hegenberger Loop!

Marcie Hodge

Marcie Hodge

Ready to solve our city’s woes with fiscal fantasy

Robert “Bishop Bob” Jackson

Robert “Bishop Bob” Jackson

But have you tried NOT being gay? or NOT getting coronavirus?

Treva Reid

Treva Reid

De facto incumbent who says all the right things (but omits a whole lot more)

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: 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

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: 7

Ben "Coach" Tapscott

Ben "Coach" Tapscott

A long-time community member with credibility who will keep an eye on the money

Bronché Taylor

Bronché Taylor

A former OUSD teacher who is pro-charter school, anti-Measure Y, and not doing the homework

Clifford Thompson

Clifford Thompson

A disciplinarian who believes in using “the broken window philosophy” in schools

Kristina Molina

Kristina Molina

Advocate and activist who wants to balance OUSD's budget and address climate change

Victor Javier Valerio

Victor Javier Valerio

Bright MUNI employee eager to re-engineer OUSD

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