Candidate Filing Period Begins for June Election

The June 5, 2018 Primary Election got into full swing Monday as nomination papers are available for candidates interested in running for office. The...

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...

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...

Paul Graves Campaign Speaks Out Against George Soros Trying to Buy Contra Costa District...

Paul Graves’ campaign for Contra Costa District Attorney released the following statements in response to reports and campaign filings (1, 2) that show massive...

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...

Mt. Diablo Trustee Cheryl Hansen Announces Run for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools

This week, Cheryl Hansen of the Mt. Diablo Unified School announced that she will run for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools in 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...

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...

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...

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,...

New Ballot Format Aims to Make Voting Easier for Contra Costa Residents

Starting this fall, Contra Costa voters will notice that their ballot is letter-sized, the same paper size that they use daily.   The Contra Costa Elections...

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...

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 Chamber of Commerce Endorses Measure W

The following endorsement was sent out by the Antioch Chamber of Commerce regarding Measure W in the City of Antioch. As a business owner in...

June Election: Who Has Pulled Papers in Contra Costa County

The June 5, 2018 Primary Election is in full swing as the deadline to file nomination papers is Friday March 9. If an incumbent elected...

Q&A With Brentwood City Council Candidates

The following are a series of 9 questions to the Brentwood City Council candidates on a variety of questions including affordable housing, cannabis, jobs,...

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...

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...

Contra Costa County Library to Host Three Candidate Forums

The Contra Costa County Library is hosting three candidate forums at library branches in different parts of the county this spring. Voters attending the...