Open Disclosure was created to empower Oakland voters with timely, accurate, and useful information about the role of money in local elections.
Track the money in Oakland elections
Oakland Election Live Snapshot
|MARCH 2020||NOVEMBER 2020|
|Contributions to date||$335,992||$226,856|
|% of contributions from Oakland residents||31%||44%|
|Top 3 third-party spenders (independent expenditures)||
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- Who is giving money to candidates?
- How much money has each candidate collected?
- Is the money coming from local sources?
- What ballot measures are receiving the most funds?
This site pulls data from the City of Oakland’s campaign finance reporting database to produce easy to understand graphs that clearly show the source of campaign funds and how they are being spent to sway election results. Our goal is to increase government transparency by revealing the potential influence behind local politics.
We hope to raise awareness, promote electoral accountability, and promote civic engagement and political participation by Oakland residents.