Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, Who Didn’t

Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, Ousd School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, Who Didn’t
(Last Updated On: August 15, 2020)

Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, Who Didn’t

ONN – Oakland Elections 2020, City Council, OUSD School Board, Who Qualilfied For The Ballot, Who Didn’t

The Oakland Election 2020 Season now goes into full gear, as all of the signatures for the would-be candidates have been submitted and counted. The updated list, as of Monday, August 10th, 2020, is below. In it, we can see that the overall surprise is that, unlike 2018, no race is without a challenge between at least two people. In other words, this time, Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker has a challenger: Elias Ferran.

In the Oakland City Council District 7 Race, a once-crowded field has been reduced to just three: Bishop Bob Jackson, Treva Reid, and Marchon Tatmon.

In the Oakland City Council District 3 Race, the incumbent Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney has five other challengers, all who have qualified – a stunning reversal of 2016, when seven candidates were cut down to just two: Councilmember Gibson McElhaney and Noni Session.

In the Oakland City Council District 5 Race, Noel Gallo has a real challenge from two well-known Oaklanders, Richard S. Raya and Zoe Lopez­ Meraz.

And in the Oakland City Council District 1 Race, we see that Councilmember Dan Kalb is facing a battle with Tri M Ngo, and Stephanie J. Dominguez Walton.

Finally, the Oakland City Council At-Large Race has Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan against newcomer but Mayor-Schaaf-backed Derreck B. Johnson, and long-timer Nancy S. Sidebotham.

Here’s the list for both City Council and Oakland School Board:

Council At­Large QUALIFIED Johnson, Derreck B.
Council At­Large QUALIFIED Kaplan, Rebecca
Council At­Large QUALIFIED Sidebotham, Nancy S.

Council D1 QUALIFIED Dominguez Walton, Stephanie J.
Council D1 HAS NOT QUALIFIED Gilder, Reinaldi
Council D1 QUALIFIED Kalb, Dan
Council D1 QUALIFIED Ngo, Tri M.

Council D3 QUALIFIED Fife, Carroll
Council D3 QUALIFIED Gibson McElhaney, Lynette
Council D3 QUALIFIED Scott, Seneca C.
Council D3 QUALIFIED Semedar, Meron Y.
Council D3 QUALIFIED Taylor, Alexus D.
Council D3 QUALIFIED Taylor, Faye E.

Council D5 QUALIFIED Gallo, Noel
Council D5 QUALIFIED Lopez­ Meraz, Zoe
Council D5 QUALIFIED Raya, Richard S.

Council D7 Noms. Issued Clay, Aaron
Council D7 Noms. Issued Cortez Rosales, Esmeralda
Council D7 Noms. Issued Hodge, Marcie
Council D7 QUALIFIED Jackson, Robert L.
Council D7 QUALIFIED Reid, Treva
Council D7 501 filed Rodriguez, Olivia M.
Council D7 501 filed Shapiro, Alex L.
Council D7 501 filed Stevenson, Tyrone D.
Council D7 QUALIFIED Tatmon, Marchon
Council D7 501 filed Turner, Chaney

City Attorney QUALIFIED Ferran, Elias
City Attorney QUALIFIED Parker, Barbara

School Board D1 Noms. Issued Dannhaus, Austin B.
School Board D1 QUALIFIED Davis, Benjamin “Sam”
School Board D1 501 filed Flemming, Curtis B.
School Board D1 Noms. Issued Penning, Dia J.
School Board D1 Noms. Issued Thomas, Stacy

School Board D3 Noms. Issued Edgerly, Maiya A.
School Board D3 QUALIFIED Gash, Cherisse D.
School Board D3 Noms. Issued Hurty, Mark D.
School Board D3 Noms. Issued Jordan, Tyron C.
School Board D3 501 filed Russell, Saran D.
School Board D3 Pending Santana, Maximo
School Board D3 501 filed Snyder, Deirdre A.
School Board D3 Pending Williams, VanCedric

School Board D5 Noms. Issued Gaines, Leroy
School Board D5 QUALIFIED Hutchinson, Mike G.
School Board D5 QUALIFIED Lawrence, Sheila Pope
School Board D5 QUALIFIED Lerma, Jorge

School Board D7 QUALIFIED Molina, Kristynloreth “Kristina”
School Board D7 501 filed Moody, Ay’Anna L.
School Board D7 QUALIFIED Tapscott, Ben J.
School Board D7 Pending Taylor, Bronché Jerard
School Board D7 QUALIFIED Thompson, Clifford W.
School Board D7 Noms. Issued Valerio, Victor J.

Stay tuned for updates.

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