Oakland Mayoral candidate Jean Quan and her supporters put together a video about her work with youth, neighbors, and merchants on how to take Oakland back and lower crime and violence block by block.
You can watch it below. It’s a little obvious that Quan is attempting to target the hip, urban youth. It looks like a really bad rap video though.
However, the Quan team has created a new video called DREAM A Better Oakland. It’s a promotion for her “Envisioning East Oakland” townhall this Saturday in the Elmhurst neighborhood.
The premise of the video is that she is giving some kids a ride to one of her house parties.
What do you think? I don’t know. To me, I was really waiting for Ms. Quan to bust into part of the rap.
So how is Jean Quan doing?
According to a recent poll, Don Perata (Quan’s competition) leads in most zip codes, Jean Quan’s 94611 base picks her over the competition by a couple of percentage points. Also, the robo-poll called 30,000 likely voters across Oakland, and received 1,435 responses. The machine got the highest number of responses (223) in 94611.
What does her competition think of the Quan campaign?
This is what the communications director for the Perata campaign had to say:
“You would have expected that, given her previous advice on seat-belt safety, she would have insisted the young gentlemen in the back of her car wear their seat-belts. It’s not the first time Jean Quan has been exposed for, “do as I say, not what I do”. Demanding that public employees make pension contributions, for example…“