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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

City of OaklandCandidate for City Council, District 1

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Dan Kalb

Oakland City Councilmember
25,102 votes (80.9%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Enhance Public Safety and Reduce Serious Crimes....hire more crime investigators, greater investments in rehab services for ex-offenders, increase size of OPD.
  • Address Housing Affordability...Fund development of Affordable Housing and support improved protections for renters.
  • Improve our Neighborhoods....Fund and support pedestrian/bicyclist safety upgrades; upgrade city infrastructure; promote environmental justice and stewardship



Profession:Oakland City Councilmember; formerly, CA Policy Director, Union of Concerned Scientists
City Councilmember, Oakland City Council — Elected position (2013–current)
CA Policy Director, Union of Concerned Scientists (2003–2012)
Chapter Director, Sierra Club (2000–2003)
Senior Management Associate (Asst. Director), City College (1994–2000)
Bay Area Field Director, CA Common Cause (1984–1988)


University of San Francisco Master of Public Administration, Nonprofit Management (1988)
University of California, Berkeley Baccalaureate of Science, Conservation of Natural Resources (1982)

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  • Sierra Club
  • Mayor Libby Schaaf
  • Democratic Party of Alameda County

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