Don Perata

Ballot Machine

Oakland Mayor Vote Count To Drag On For Days

Elections officials in Alameda County began their day early again Tuesday, tasked with counting several thousand more provisional ballots. But, Oakland’s mayoral race was still considered too close to call.


Oakland Mayoral Contest Boils Down To Perata And Quan

Final Vote Count Delayed In Oakland Mayoral Race

Thousands of provisional ballots being counted are taking longer than expected, Alameda County Registrar of Voters Dave Macdonald said Monday.

CBS San Francisco–11/08/2010

Oakland Mayoral Contest Boils Down To Perata And Quan

Quan Edging Perata In Oakland Mayor’s Race

The Oakland mayor’s race is down to two candidates with city councilwoman Jean Quan taking a slim lead over former State Senator Don Perata.


Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

New Oakland Mayor May Not Be Known For Days

The Alameda County Registrar says the new mayor of Oakland may not be known for several days.

CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010

Don Perata

Perata Leads In Oakland Mayor’s Race

Oakland voters have chosen a new mayor, but the results may not be known for at least a couple of days.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Candidates Debate Oakland’s Problems In Mayoral Forum

Nine Oakland mayoral candidates generally agreed Thursday night that the city’s next leader needs to fight crime, create more jobs and find a way to balance the city’s budget.

CBS San Francisco–09/24/2010