Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




Doug Boxer

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Douglas Boxer is the son of United States Senator, Barbara Boxer (D-CA). Recently, it was rumored that Boxer would run for Mayor of Oakland in 2014. Lately, Boxer is best known as the co-founder of Let’s Go Oakland, a civic group that’s trying to keep the A’s in Oaktown.[1][2]

Boxer was also identified as a leading force in the group that opposed the Presidential Electoral Reform Act.

Background

He attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he received his B.A. in International Political Economy. After Berkeley, he went on to attend the University of San Fransisco School of Law, where he graduated cum laude in 1991. His legal career began at the San Francisco law firm of Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Vlahos and Rudy.

In 2001, he ."..joined one of the state's leading public affairs companies, Platinum Advisors, where he ran the San Francisco office of that firm until he left in 2004..."[3]

Previously, he was a member of the Oakland Planning Commission, where he served as Vice Chairman. Additionally, he served on the board of Legal Community Against Violence and on the Advisory Board of the East Bay College Fund.[4]

External links

References