Initial Reaction: November Ballot Set, Lots of Options For Voters

The filing deadline has officially come and gone and the November Ballot has now been set for local races in Contra Costa County. In...

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...

Annette Lewis Announces Run for Contra Costa County Office of Education

Annette Lewis of Oakley is running for The Contra Costa County Office of Education – Area 5, encompassing Bethel Island, Clyde, Knightsen, Oakley, and...

Bay Area Education Leaders Endorse Lynn Mackey for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Five Bay Area County Superintendents, and Contra Costa School Board Members, Principals, Teachers, and education leaders all endorse Lynn...

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...
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Video: April 24 Candidates Forum for Contra Costa District Attorney

Walnut Creek TV recorded a candidates forum for those running for Contra Costa County District Attorney, Tuesday, April 24, at Lesher Center for the...

Mary Rocha Kicks off Campaign For Antioch School Board

The following was submitted by Mary Rocha, candidate for Antioch Unified School District Board of Trustees. With over 44 years of public service experience,...

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....

Video by Contra Costa Television: Election Interviews

The following election preview was provided by Contra Costa Television who has video taped several candidate interviews over the past several weeks which are...

Attorney Mark Meuser Announces Candidacy for CA Secretary of State

WALNUT CREEK, CA — Small business legal advocate, entrepreneur, and small business owner Mark Meuser announced his candidacy for California Secretary of State. 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...

Voter Initiative to Limit Development and Protect Open Space in Antioch’s Sand Creek Focus...

Proposed ballot measure substantially scales back “The Ranch” project, bans hillside and ridgeline development, permanently protects additional open space areas, and funds public safety,...

Letter: Retired Police Chief Supports Mary Rocha for Antioch School Board

This Letter to the Editor was submitted by retired Antioch Police Chief, Allan Cantando As the Antioch Police Chief for six years, I worked often...

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...

County Elections Launch “Check Your Voter Registration Status” Campaign

On Thursday, the Contra Costa County Elections Office launched an awareness campaign urging all registered voters to "Check your Voter Registration Status" before the...

Congressional Democrats Endorse Alex Padilla for Re-election to Secretary of State

LOS ANGELES – Monday, November 13, 2017 – Today U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein and the following members of the California Congressional delegation announced their...

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...

Graves: Death Penalty Should Apply to Cop Killers

The following was submitted by Paul Graves, candidate for Contra Costa County District Attorney: At a recent forum, a candidate for District Attorney stated that there should...

Local Mom and Pittsburg Native Receives Key Endorsements for City Council Race

PITTSBURG, CA -- Pittsburg native Shanelle Scales-Preston, a graduate of Pittsburg High School, where she played basketball and ran on the Pirates track team,...

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...