Back to All Events

Oakland Mayor Candidate Forum

  • Oakland City Hall 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)

Hear from and interact with all 10 candidates for Mayor of Oakland in a free nonpartisan forum presented by the League of Women Voters of Oakland with the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Oakland / Bay Area Chapter, Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center and Women’s March Oakland. There will also be a bonus forum for Congressional District 13. The event will be moderated by Helen Hutchison, California State President of the League of Women Voters.

Candidates will give opening and closing statements outlining their platforms and answer questions submitted live by attendees. The co-presenting organizations will submit topics and questions of importance and concern to the communities they serve, including the need for civic engagement and education, equity and social justice.

Participating mayor candidates:

  • Cat Brooks

  • Ken Houston

  • Saied Karamooz

  • Peter Liu

  • Pamela Price

  • Libby Schaaf

  • Nancy Sidebotham

  • Jesse AJ Smith

  • Marchon Tatmon

  • Cedric Troupe

Participating Congressional District 13 candidates:

  • Barbara Lee

  • Laura Wells

This event is expected to fill to capacity. We encourage attendees to arrive early to secure their places in the auditorium.

If you need special accommodations (ADA accessibility, interpretation, etc.), email by September 26.