As a Polish immigrant, Irene, 29, couldn't vote today, but she brought her husband Daniel Luna, 35, to the polls. Photo by Margaret Katcher

Oakland votes 2016: The day in photos

on November 8, 2016

On Election Day 2016, Oakland North photographers roamed the city. They captured images of voters at the polls, last minute campaign pushes, volunteers phone banking efforts, watch parties and other political scenes from across the city.

Click the arrows on the photo slideshow above to scroll through the photos.

Photo slideshow assembled by Briana Flin. Photos by Samantha Clark, Rosa Furneaux, Margaret Katcher, Ryan Lindsay, Yesica Prado, and Olivia Rempel.

1 Comment

  1. Barbara Hoffer on November 9, 2016 at 7:14 am

    As an Oakland resident for 15 years, I’m pleased to find out that Oakland North exists.

    Special thanks to reporter, Sofia Memo, for stopping by the Oakland for Hillary campaign headquarters on 11/8…She and another reporter were there taking photographs and interviewing volunteers on the eve of this historic election.

    After a divisive 2016 campaign in which truth was distorted by the words of a serial liar who has become our next President(!), UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism is more important than ever.

    I look forward to following you, Oakland North~Thank YOU for what your commitment to the next generation of truth seeking reporters.



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