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“Councilmember Kalb is a hard-working leader with a deep understanding of the ways public policy and budget decisions make a difference in people’s lives,” said Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf. “When I look at what he’s accomplished for the people of Oakland, from securing dedicated funding for affordable housing to helping lead an effort to keep our kids in school to supporting increases in resources for public safety, and much more, Dan has always delivered. There’s no one better to represent the people of District One than Dan Kalb.”

– Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf  

A year before the November 2020 election, Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb, representing District 1, is honored to announce endorsements by more than thirty-five elected leaders for his re-election campaign. The endorsements are a reflection of Dan’s well-earned reputation as a hard worker and determined leader who gets things done for the people of Oakland. 

Elected Officials:

Betty Yee, California State Controller
Libby Schaaf, Mayor of Oakland
Nancy Skinner, State Senator
Loni Hancock, State Senator (ret.)
Rob Bonta, State Assemblymember
Bill Quirk, State Assemblymember

Phil Ting, State Assemblymember
Keith Carson, Alameda County Supervisor
Wilma Chan, Alameda County Supervisor and former State Assemblymember
Sandré Swanson, State Assemblymember (ret.)
Tom Bates, State Assemblymember (ret.) 
Malia Cohen, Chair, CA Board of Equalization

John Chiang, former CA State Treasurer and CA State Controller

Jody London, Oakland School Board member

Shanthi Gonzales, Oakland School Board member
Rosie Torres, Oakland School Board member
Sheila Jordan, former Oakland D-1 City Councilmember & County Superintendent of Schools (ret.)
Abel Guillén, former Oakland City Councilmember
Chris Dobbins, former Oakland School Board member

Carol Lee Tolbert, former Oakland School Board member
Nina Senn, former Oakland School Board member

Joaquin Rivera, Alameda County Board of Education Trustee
Cynthia Reiss, Peralta Community College Trustee
Karen Weinstein, Peralta Community College Trustee
Henry ‘Hank’ Levy, Alameda County Treasurer 
Jesse Arreguin, Mayor of Berkeley

Ben Bartlett, Berkeley City Councilmember
Dianne Martinez, Emeryville City Councilmember 

Gabe Quinto, El Cerrito Councilmember and former Mayor
Marguerite Young, East Bay MUD Director
Doug Linney, East Bay MUD Director
Andy Katz, East Bay MUD Director
Robert Raburn, BART Board Director
Rebecca Saltzman, BART Board Director
Lateefah Simon, BART Board Director
Elsa Ortiz, AC Transit Director
Chris Peeples, AC Transit Director
Dee Rosario, East Bay Regional Parks Director

(partial list)

“I’ve devoted my life to public interest policy advocacy and community service, because I know that government action has a profound impact on who is able to rise and thrive in our society,” Councilmember Dan Kalb said. “I’m honored to earn so many early endorsements, an indication of my strong working relationship with other civic leaders and policymakers. They know I mean what I say; I do my homework; and I focus on what actually makes a difference. We’ve accomplished a lot together, but there is more work to be done, and I look forward to making the case to District 1 voters that I’ve earned their support for four more years.”

– Councilmember Dan Kalb 

Dan Kalb - Oakland City Councilmember

Re-elect Dan Kalb Oakland City Council 2020

DanKalbforCityCouncil@gmail.com

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