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California Nurses Assocation
“Rebecca Kaplan is the top-ranked choice of the California Nurses Association in our endorsement for Oakland Mayor. From her solidarity with local nurses in our campaigns to improve patient care, to her commitment to public health through sustainable development and mass transit, to her leadership on environmental justice issues, Rebecca has the nurses’ support. We share with Rebecca a common agenda for truly universal health care — and public safety based upon justice for all.”
– Martha Kuhl, Treasurer

Oakland Firefighters Local 55
“Rebecca Kaplan is an endorsed candidate of Oakland Firefighters Local 55 because Oakland firefighters agree she’d make a great mayor. We’ve worked with her — she’s been a strong leader — and she deeply shares our commitment to keeping Oakland safe.”
- Dan Robertson, President

SEIU Local 1021
"We proudly endorse Rebecca Kaplan because we know we can count on her to fight for working families in Oakland."
- Pete Albert, Co-Chair

Equality California
“A tireless advocate for LGBT equality since her college years, Kaplan has been a prominent LGBT voice in Oakland for more than a decade. Her leadership on issues ranging from LGBT youth funding to the relaunch of Oakland Pride illustrate her deep understanding of and commitment to the needs and priorities of the local LGBT community. If elected, she would be Oakland’s first openly LGBT mayor.”
 - Steve Roth

Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund
“As an elected official in Oakland, Rebecca Kaplan has been a strong leader and driving force behind making Oakland a safer and more prosperous city. I have no doubt she will continue to be an unwavering advocate for the people of Oakland as mayor.”- Chuck Wolfe, President and CEO

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club
“The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club is proud to endorse Rebecca Kaplan as our first choice for mayor of Oakland. Kaplan has a strong history of leadership for justice and progress — including equal rights for LGBT people — and she’ll provide a strong progressive voice fighting to make Oakland and the greater Bay Area more equitable.”– Tom Temprano, Co-President

Sheet Metal Workers, Local 104

Professional and Technical Engineers, Local 21
2nd Choice

Oakland Education Association
3rd Choice

League of Conservation Voters of the East Bay
2nd Choice

Evolve California

Black Women Organized for Political Action
2nd Choice

Sheila Kuehl

Former State Senator

“Rebecca Kaplan is the strong and effective leader that Oakland needs. I strongly endorse her because she believes in single-payer health care, she’ll expand economic opportunity for all — and she has a vision for our future.”

Elected Officials and Community Leaders

  • Former Senator Sheila Kuehl
  • Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti
  • Former Dublin Mayor Linda Jeffery Sailors
  • Union City Mayor Carol Dutra-Vernaci
  • Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday
  • Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb (2nd choice)
  • San Leandro Councilmemeber Jim Prola
  • Berkeley Councilmember Laurie Capitelli
  • Berkeley Councilmember Jesse Arreguin
  • San Leandro Councilmemeber Michael Gregory
  • San Leandro Councilmemeber Pauline Cutter
  • Newark School Board Member Charlie Mensinger
  • Berryessa School Board Member David Cohen
  • BART Director Robert Raburn
  • California Democratic Party Vice Chair Alex Rooker
  • Dorothy King
  • Sheng Thao
  • Jeff Davis
  • Craig Jones
  • Steve Sherriffe
  • Jean Harvey
  • Rogernald Jackson
  • Emily Berk
  • Mary Brown
  • Pastor Jeremiah Captain
  • Aimee Allison
  • Pete Albert
  • Michael Barnett
  • Paul Hogarth
  • D’wayne Wiggins
  • Pastor Greggory L. Brown
  • Rabbi Michael Lerner
  • Sean Luse
  • Marilyn Harris Washington
  • Jeffrey Jones
  • Julie Stevens
  • Jesus Vargas
  • Phuc Tran
  • Geoffrey Pete
  • Bayard Rustin
  • Andrea Shorter
  • Bevan Dufty