Health for All

“I Was Feeling the Call of Community”: An Interview with Oakland City Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas

September 30, 2020
In September 2019, we interviewed Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas, who is on the Oakland City Council representing District 2 which covers Eastlake,…

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Measure Q – Pass Local Recovery and Relief

Won with 72% Yes 28% No
This is a 1/2 percent cent sales tax, with no state takebacks. Though it is a regressive tax, we support it because Daly City urgently needs the money…

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Proposition 23 – Regulate Kidney Dialysis Clinics for Safety

Lost with 63.42% No 36.58% Yes
Requires dialysis clinics to have licensed physicians on site and report infection data to public health officials.

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Proposition A – Borrow Funds for Mental Health & Homelessness Services, Parks, & Street Repair

Won with 70.6% Yes 29.4% No
Crafted to respond to the COVID crisis, this bond will fund critical mental health and homelessness services, parks and street repair in our communiti…

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Measure W – Fund Mental Health, Housing, & Job Training

Won with 50.09% Yes 49.91% No
Establishes a half-cent sales tax to raise $150 million per year for 10 years for general public services. Although this is a regressive sales tax for…

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Proposition 14 – Increase Bond Funding for Stem Cell Research

Won with 51.09% Yes 48.91% No
Proposition 14 is a $5.5 million bond, and ultimately the money for it would come from the state’s general fund. This funding would allow the co…

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Rebecca Kaplan

Won with Advancing to November Runoff: 41% Yes 58.8% Other Candidates
With two decades of experience in elected office, Rebecca Kaplan is the best choice to lead our county on issues of housing and homelessness, mental h…

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Cindy Chavez

Won with Advancing to November Runoff: 39.3% Yes 60.7% Other Candidates
Cindy Chavez is a longtime labor and community ally with a history of partnering with grassroots organizations that represent working families and has…

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Alex Lee

Won with Advancing to November Runoff: 38.4% Yes 61.6% Other Candidates
As the Assemblymember representing the 24th district, Alex Lee proposed bold new measures that would protect renters and build a more equitable econom…

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