Rebecca Barrett Launches Campaign for Contra Costa Community College Board

CONCORD, CALIF -- Rebecca Barrett, an education policy leader and Diablo Valley College (DVC) alumna, announced her candidacy for Contra Costa Community College Board...

County Elections: Candidate Filing Period for November Election Underway

The November 6, 2018 General Election is now in full swing, as nomination papers are available for candidates interested in running for office. The...

Antioch City Council Votes to Asks Residents to “Tax Themselves” With Sales Tax Measure

On Tuesday night, the Antioch City Council unanimously voted to support placing a 1% Sales Tax Increase on the November Ballot which is aimed...

Wolfgang Croskey Announces Pittsburg City Council Run

Pittsburg, CA – As a lifelong City of Pittsburg resident, business owner and former Planning Commissioner, Wolfgang Croskey is pleased to announce that he...

Commentary: November Election in East Contra Costa Taking Shape

With the filing period now open for candidates who seek local office this November, some races have began to get crowded in East Contra...

Ruehlig Announces Run for Contra Costa County Board of Education

The following was submitted by Antioch School Board Trustee Walter Ruehlig who is announcing a run for Contra Costa County Board of Education. CCCBOE...

Secretary of State Candidate Mark Meuser to Kick-Off Statewide Bicycle Tour

California -- Mark Meuser, candidate for California Secretary of State, will be launching a statewide bicycle tour, covering 5,000 miles and 100 rallies in...

Primary Election Results Update, County to Certify Election Monday

On Friday, the Contra Costa County Elections announced an update to the June 5 California Primary and that they will be certifying the election...

Diane Becton to be District Attorney After Paul Graves Concedes

On Thursday, Paul Graves issued a statement saying he has called District Attorney Diana Becton and congratulated her on the election while conceding. An update...

Becton Increases Lead in Contra Costa District Attorney Race, Runoff Unlikely

An update by Contra Costa County Elections Wednesday showed that Diana Becton continues to hold above the 50% threshold to outright win the District...

John Fink Announces Brentwood City Council Run

BRENTWOOD – On Tuesday, John Fink announced his campaign for Brentwood City Council.  Fink, a Planning Commissioner, has lived and worked in Brentwood for...

Elections Update: Diana Becton Hits 50.1% in District Attorney Race

An update by Contra Costa County Elections showed that Diana Becton has hit the 50% threshold in the District Attorney Race. If results hold, Becton...

Contra Costa County Elections Say 80,000 Ballots to be Counted

While the Contra Costa County voting totals currently are at 20.74%, County Elections say many more ballots will be counted. As of Tuesday night: Ballots Cast 124,874 Registered...

District Attorney Diana Becton Issues Statement on Election

On Election Day, voters made it clear that they support me as Contra Costa County District Attorney over both other candidates for the job....

Updated: June 5 Primary Election Results

Here is a list of election results for the June 5, 2018 California Primary. This is the first release of results and will update...

County Offers Drive-Thru Drop Offs for Vote-By-Mail Ballots

Contra Costa voters will have one more quick and easy way to return their vote-by-mail ballots on Election Day. The Contra Costa Elections Division is...

Contra Costa Residents Have Early Voting Options This June

Regional Early Voting sites provide flexible timing and locations to cast ballots Contra Costa County voters don’t have to wait until Election Day to vote...

President Trump Endorses John Cox for Governor

California -- President Donald J. Trump endorsed Republican John Cox for Governor today via twitter. "California finally deserves a great Governor, one who understands borders, crime...
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Contra Costa Today Ep 024: Travis Allen

On this episode, Assemblyman and candidate for California Governor Travis Allen drops in to Campos Family Vineyards in Byron where he tackles multiple issues...

Voting Begins in Contra Costa County For June 2018 Primary Election

Voting began this week for the June 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election as the Contra Costa Elections Division mailed nearly 400,000 ballots to registered...