Oakland is Ready for a Renaissance

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

Mayoral candidates unite behind Oakland public safety tax

By Matthew Artz, Oakland Tribune

OAKLAND -- Five of Oakland's leading mayoral candidates banded together Monday with a simple message to voters: Please renew Oakland's soon-to expire public safety tax -- even if you wish it paid for more cops or you weren't happy with...

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Mayoral candidate Tuman: cut Oakland’s parking ticket fines and meter hours

By  Posted October 9, 2014

During Friday’s scorching heat, the Grand Lake Theatre marquee displayed its own heated message: NEVER FORGET! BOTH QUAN & KAPLAN VOTED TO INFLICT THEIR PARKING EXTORTION ON OAKLAND. Beneath it, mayoral candidate...

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Campaign Updates

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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Oakland Tribune Endorses Tuman for Mayor

With just four days to go before the next campaign finance filing deadline we got just the boost our campaign was looking for! The Oakland Tribune, in no uncertain terms, endorsed me as its number one choice, declaring, Tuman is the standout, speaking directly about how the city...

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