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Alameda County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Councilmember; City of Oakland; District 2 Voter Information

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Results as of Dec 4 5:41pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (32/32)
(54 Total Write-In Votes 0.4%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Patricia Kernighan Click here for more information about this candidate 6,916 votes 53.0%

  • Occupation: District 2 Councilmember
  • California Attorney, former Legal Aid Attorney
  • Chief of Staff to former Councilmember Danny Wan
  • Oakland Library Commissioner for 5 years
  • Raised family in District 2, resident for 23 years
  • 18 years of neighborhood activism in Oakland
  • Safer Neighborhoods: Fully implement community policing and hire more officers as promised by Measure Y
  • Strengthen our local economy: Promote responsible economic development to create jobs, more goods and services available locally
  • Support our youth with more after-school programs, violence prevention programs, and career preparation
Aimee Allison Click here for more information about this candidate 6,090 votes 46.6%
  • Occupation: Non-profit Business Consultant
  • Aimee Allison, a 36-year old writer, teacher, and business consultant, has lived in Oakland since 1991
  • She earned a Bachelors in History and a Masters in Education from Stanford University and went on teach high school history and social studies
  • Aimee worked to put inclusionary zoning on the ballot and supported the efforts of the Oak-to-Ninth coalition, advocating for responsible development
  • She founded and organized the Fall Festival in the Grand Lake neighborhood
  • Aimee was one of several young leaders who worked to convince Ron Dellums to run for mayor
  • For more information and to get involved, check out Aimee's website at
  • Economic Development that Lasts -- Oakland needs a comprehensive long-term plan that combines residential, with industrial and commercial development
  • Affordable Homes for Working Families -- Oakland needs to be affordable for the people who live and work here
  • Real Advocacy for Children and Youth -- City leaders need to bring the schools back to local control and to deliver top-quality services for children

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  Official Information

Web Site for Oakland City Council

Rebroadcasts of League Candidate Forum

  • Date: Friday, November 3
    Time: 6:30 - 8 PM
    KTOP, Cable Channel 10

  • Date: Saturday, November 4
    Time: 1:30 - 3 PM
    KTOP, Cable Channel 10</.b>

  • Date: Sunday, November 5
    Time 2:30 - 4 PM
    KTOP, Cable Channel 10
League of Women Voters Candidate Forum
  • Date: Friday, October 6, 2006
    Time: 6:30 PM
    Place: Hearing Room 1, Oakland City Hall
    The public is invited to attend and submit questions for the candidates.
    The forum will be broadcast live on KTOP, Cable Channel 10 and rebroadcast prior to the election.
News and Analysis

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