BART Boardmember Bob Franklin Steps Down, Pulls Out of Oakland Council Race

BART boardmember Bob Franklin said today that he’s stepping down from the BART board of directors next week and pulling out of the race for Oakland City Council in order to take a full-time job with BART. Franklin had planned to resign from the BART board at the end of this year, and was a candidate to replace Oakland Councilwoman Jane Brunner, who is vacating her North Oakland seat to run for city attorney.

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