Oakland Voters Speak

If you want to know what people are thinking, you have to ask them.

With that in mind, Oaklandsocialist did its own mini “exit poll” outside a polling place during yesterday’s California primaries vote. Here are a few interviews. One note: This is a completely “unscientific” poll since nine out of ten people didn’t want to talk, either because they were in a rush or because they didn’t feel comfortable talking on camera, or for whatever reason, Nevertheless, what people said was interesting, if for no other reason than to get an idea of what’s going on in the heads of some people here in Oakland.

“Utter chaos for the next four years.”

An Oakland voter talks about Sanders, Clinton & Trump, what is and is not socialism, and his perspective for the upcoming election and the next four years — “utter chaos” he predicts.

Below, a few African American voters talk about their concerns and hopes in general.


Here, a few Oakland Bernie Sanders voters express their views and concerns


Here, a few Oakland voters express their views on the elections in general.


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