Joe Tuman for Oakland Mayor

Meet Joe Tuman


A Public Servant. 
Not Just Another Politician. 

Joe Tuman’s life has been about public service. Throughout a career spanning 30 years, through teaching government and law at a public university, with service to numerous Oakland community organizations focused on safety, jobs, government reform, education, and the arts, and from his in-depth, on the ground experience of the ins and outs of local government, Joe Tuman has developed a deep knowledge of how this city functions—and often doesn’t.

But Joe gained that experience from the outside. He’s not part of any City Hall machine. As Mayor, Joe Tuman will have the freedom to shake things up...


In The News

Joe Tuman takes off the gloves in Oakland's mayoral race

By Tammerlin Drummond Oakland Tribune Columnist

A man was passed out on the sidewalk, mostly ignored by passers-by. Graffiti marred several storefronts.

It's not the Uptown people have in mind when they rave about Oakland's renaissance. The homeless here aren't part of "Oakland rising."

"We often...

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Exclusive KPIX 5 Poll: Oakland Mayoral Race Up For Grabs Among 5 Candidates

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — It appears any one of five Oakland mayoral candidates has a solid chance of winning the November election, according to an exclusive poll.

A SurveyUSA poll conducted for KPIX 5 showed five candidates in double digits ahead of the ranked choice vote:...

Campaign Updates

New Poll Says Tuman Can Win This Race!

According to a poll just released by KPIX-TV, we’re in a dead heat with the Mayor, and trailing the frontrunner by just four points – that’s within the margin of error! And with 11% of voters still undecided, KPIX rightly declared “It appears any one of five Oakland mayoral...

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Want to Be One of Joe's Television Producers?

Be the first to see – and share - our new 30-second television ad!

This may be the most important request I’ll make of you all election. We just finished our first television ad, and I need to...

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