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1. Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums will announce this week whether he plans to run for reelection, the Chron reports. State Assemblyman Sandré Swanson, Dellums’ former longtime Congressional aide, doesn’t expect the mayor to run again. He has endorsed Councilwoman Jean Quan and is the co-chair of her mayoral campaign. Geoffrey Pete of the Oakland Black Caucus has endorsed Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan, although he says he will switch back to Dellums if the mayor seeks reelection. Dellums has until Friday to announce his decision.