UPDATE NOV 22: Here’s another interview with Quan, from Friday’s This Week in Northern California:


It ‘s extremely early in the game, but to date, Jean Quan’s governing style looks like it will be different than that of her predecessor, Ron Dellums’, in one obvious way: She is making a lot of media appearances. (Quan will appear on This Week in Northern California tonight at 7:30 p.m. on KQED TV.)

Today, The California Report aired a profile of Quan, featuring the Oakland Mayor-Elect talking with KQED’s Rachel Dornhelm about Quan’s history as an activist, politician, and citizen of Oakland.

Here are some extended versions of Quan’s interview answers:

Quan discusses her family’s history in Oakland, which date backs to 1906.

Quan talks about the significance of her election as both the first Asian-American and woman mayor of Oakland.

Quan discusses her history as an activist, community organizer, and politician.

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