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Alameda County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
School Director; Oakland Unified School District; Trustee Area 1 Voter Information

Results as of Feb 1 2:01pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (51/51)
(184 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.70%)

First ranked choice applies (details)

Candidates (1 Elected, Rank Your Choices)
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Jody S. London Click here for more information about this candidate 19860 votes 75.8%

  • Occupation: Businesswoman/Parent
  • Member, Oakland Board of Education since 2009
  • School Board President since September 2011
  • Co-Chair, Yes on Measure B ($435 million bond in 2006) and numerous school district campaigns since
  • Chair, Chabot Elementary New Building Campaign (school and community engagement and design process to replace outdated portables)
  • Consultant to local governments and non-profit groups on energy policy and planning
  • B.A. English, U.C. Berkeley; Master of Public Administration, Columbia University
  • Continue implementing Oakland's strategic plan to ensure academic rigor and address social and emotional needs.
  • Sound fiscal management. Continue to maintain financial rigor, as demonstrated by closing $40 million structural deficit this year.
  • Work with community, unions, parents, and students to increase focus on student achievement.
Thearse Pecot Click here for more information about this candidate 6310 votes 24.1%
  • Occupation: Advocate and Financial Representative for Disabled
  • Program Director for Oakland Upper Room Youth Department
  • Sat on Parent Teacher Committee Boards at Schools in District 1
  • I have been working with Children for 25 years
  • Homeroom Mother for 3 Years at Sant Fe Elementary Supporting Health and Wellness
  • Founder and Director of Apprenticeship Program for Oakland Youth
  • Stop neighborhood public school closures.
  • High quality Public Education for every Oakland student. There will be no other interest I will serve higher than our students and teachers.
  • Parent, Teacher and Community engagement. We must start working together if we are going to have change in Oakland.

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  • Date: Saturday, October 27, 2012
    Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
    Channel: KTOP Channel 10
    Sponsor: League of Women Voters of Oakland
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