Endorsements

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Ballot Signatories

Louise Rothman-Riemer, Board President, League of Women Voters of Oakland
Rev. Dr. George C.L. Cummings, Senior Pastor, Imani Community Church
Barbara Buswell, Oakland Public School Teacher, Hillcrest Elementary School
Laura Liang, Oakland Library Advisory Commissioner, Teen Advocate
Mary Bradd, United Seniors of Oakland
Bishop Bob Jackson, Pastor, Acts Full Gospel Church
Victoria Barbero, Chair, Oakland Library Oversight and Advisory Commission
Arnold Perkins, Chair, Alameda County Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Commission

Elected Officials

Libby Schaaf, Mayor
Dan Kalb, Oakland City Council
Abel Guillén, Oakland City Council
Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Oakland City Council
Annie Campbell Washington, Oakland City Council
Noel Gallo, Oakland City Council
Desley Brooks, Oakland City Council
Larry Reid, Oakland City Council
Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Council
Shanthi Gonzalez, Oakland Unified School District Director
Patricia Kernighan, Former Oakland City Council Member

Organizations

Friends of the Oakland Public Library (FOPL)
Friends of Asian Branch Library
Friends of Dimond Library
Friends of the Elmhurst Library
Friends of Lakeview Branch Library
Friends of the Montclair Library
Friends of Oakland History Room
Friends of the Piedmont Avenue Branch Library
Friends of the Rockridge Library
Friends of the Tool Lending Library
Friends of West Branch Library
Alameda County Central Labor Council
East Bay Express
IFPTE Local 21
League of Women Voters of Oakland
Make Oakland Better Now
Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
Oakland Firefighters IAFF Local 55
Oakland Technical High School PTSA
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Sheet Metal Workers Local 104
The Sierra Club
Steamfitters Local Union #342
United Seniors of Oakland and Alameda County

Community Members

Marilyn Ababio
Terri Adams
Mahasin Aleem
Mariam Ali
Rachael Allamby
Gregory Alter
Caroline Anielski
Cheryl Applewood
Marianne Arieux
Susan Audap
Nancy Auker
Dean Banks
Sharon Banks
Beth Barany
Carol Bastiani
Elise Bernstein
Ginny Berson
Carol Bieri
John Bliss
Karen Bloom
Bettye Blunt
Kathleen Boergers
Meg Bowerman
Claudia Bowman
Madelene Briar
Jamila Brooks
Avelina Brown-Nunez
Matthew Brown
Stephanie Brown
Jo and Norman Budman
Kathy Burns
Jocelyn Burton
Anne Calavan
Paul Cannon
Jen Cardenas
Todd Carlisle
Susie Caso
Tiffany Chan
Julie Chanter
Blaine Chatman
Lily Chen
Ms. Cherry
Eric Choi
Marjorie Cleland
Tom Clifford
Abby Cohen
Shaunte Coleman
Gail Cooper
Sharon Cornu
Calvin Courteney
Debra Crandale
Megan Crawford
Amrita Daing
Sarah Danley
Janine deManda
Andrew Demcak
Robin Devaux
Wayne Diamond
Sherwood Donahue
Grace Dover Hoffman
David Driscoll
Sara DuBois
Carl DuBose
Howard Egerman
Michael Eiseman
Trish Elliott
Brian Ellis
Aubrey Ellis
Pamela Erickson
Erica Faitek
Katherine Falk
Elizabeth Falkner
Jeannette Farley
Jennifer Fish
Emily Flynn
Emily Foster
Marie Fox
Matthew Frances
Kelly Frasier
Ilona Frieden
Lisa Fung
Susan Garbarino
Anita Gay
Kristina Gentleman
Letta Glover
Beth Goldberg
Borbor Goma
Elizabeth Gonzalez
Rae Goodman-Lucker
Julie Goshe
Rebecca Graham
Anne Gregan-Ver
Bob Gronke
David Gross
Melissa Guzman
Carol Haberberger
Emma Haft
Chris Hansen
Bethany Hanson
Dakin Hardwick
Jon and Connie Hartung
Howard Hatayama 
Marcia Henry
Casey Hildreth
Patty Hirota-Cohen
Deirdre Hirschtritt
Ith Holbrook
Debra Hughes
Kent Hughes
Danielle Hunt
Margo Iserson
Edward and Sharon Jay
Katherine Jarrett
Amy Johnson
Ihsan Johnson-Hagler
Maya Johnson-Hagler
Meris Johnson-Hagler
Miriam Jones
Angelica Jongco
Nicole Kaipust
Benn Karne
Elyse Katz
Grant Kerber
Min Kim
Richard Kolbert
Katherine Kott
Steve Kranz
Steven Lavoie
Alice Lawrence
Van Lei
Tamara Lett
Rachel Levi
Paula Lewis
Star Lightner
Shannon Little
Rick London
Robert Mack
Andrew Macy
Kiri Mah
Ariana Makau
Thomas Manley
Lynn Ellen Marcus
Tim Marshall
Herman Marshall
Amy Martin
Susan Martinez
Sheila McCormick
Tricia McGillis
Kate McKinzie
Sophie McNeil
Miriam Medow
Teresa Lora Meloy
Miron Mercury
Allen Michaan
Natasha Middleton
Becca Minkoff
Sejal Mistry
Vanessa Mor
Ayana Morse
Iliana Morton
Natasha Moullen
Lynette Neidhardt
Tu-Ann Nguyen
Clare Noonan
Chris Orr
Jessie Ortiz
Annette Osenga
Ron Park
Lane Parker
Janet Parrish
Gina Pascual
Susanne Perkins
Joann Pfeiffer
Rebecca Pfiffner
Guadalupe Piscil
Linda Plyem
Marcia Pratt
Michele Rabin
Carolyn Raffo
Christopher Rager
Crystal Ramie-Adams
Amy Raridan
Veronica Redmond
Myriam Reyes
Nancy River
Jen Robinson
Margaret Rodriguez
Alicia Saige
Irene Sanders
Pat Sax
Nicole Schou
Martin Scolnick
Josh Seidenfeld
Phoebe Seng
Jenna Simon-Halai
Larry Simpson
Erica Siskind
Lauri Slama
Dorrie Slutsker
Alanya Snyder
Leah Staats
Jane Stallman
K-Fai Steele
Benjamin Suess
Carlon Tanner
Teresa Tauchi
JT Taylor
Loren Taylor
Sherri Taylor
Bruce Taylor
Karen Thomas
Kimberly Thomas
Felix Thomson
Mana Tominaga
Maxine Turret
Laurie Umeh
Kendrick Va
Angela Vance
Judy Vasos
Rochelle Venuto
Jennifer Vetter
Paul Vetter
Tracy Virgil
Amy Voge
Raynor (Randi) Voorhies
Daniel Voorhies
Miriam Vranova
Sarah Washburn
Pam and Roy Webb
David Weber
Herb Weingard
Carolyn White
Buffy Wicks
Laurie Willhalm
Annette Wood
Kristine Wyndham
Vivian Yee
Yodit-T Yishak
Carlon Yoder


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