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Democratic Party County Central Committee — Democratic PartyCandidate for Member, Assembly District 18

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Pamela A. Drake

Member, Central Committee, 18th Assembly District
24,851 votes (4.47%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Advocate for the funding of affordable housing (at all levels) and services for the houseless
  • Promote voter education and government transparency
  • Champion criminal justice reform at the state and local level.



Profession:Oakland city council constituent liaison
Member, Democratic Central Committee of Alameda County — Elected position (2014–current)
Director, The Lakeshore Business Improvement District (2000–2018)
Adult Ed teacher, OUSD (2005–2011)


SF State Teaching Certificate, K-12, English, Adult Ed (2007)
Cal State East Bay BA in Counseling, Marriage, Family, Child Counseling (as an undergrad plus units towards MA) (1979)

Community Activities

Incumbent Central Committee Member, Alameda County Democratic Central Committee (2014–current)
State and Local Politics Chair, The Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club (2010–current)
Political Action Chair, The Block by Block Organizing Network (2015–current)
Steering Committee member, The Coalition for Police Accountability (2016–current)
founding member, California Sanctuary Campaign (2016–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (1)

  • The Wellstone Democratic Club

Elected Officials (6)

  • Supervisor Keith Carson
  • Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas
  • Councilmember Sheng Thao
  • Councilmember Dan Kalb
  • Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan
  • Assemblymember Rob Bonta

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