Prosecutor Patrick Vanier Announces Withdrawal from Contra Costa District Attorney Race

SAN RAMON – Today, Patrick Vanier, Supervising Prosecutor in Santa Clara County, and a candidate for Contra Costa County District Attorney issued the following...

Colin Coffey Officially Files for East Bay Park District Director

HERCULES – East Bay Regional Park District Director Colin Coffey, who was appointed to the Board in February 2017, announced his candidacy for election...

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...

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...

Lynn Mackey Announces Candidacy for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools

Lynn Mackey, Senior Director of Educational Services for the Contra Costa County Office of Education, announced Tuesday her candidacy for Contra Costa County Superintendent...

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...

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...

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...

Local Prosecutors Endorse Supervising District Attorney Paul Graves For Election to District Attorney

The Contra Costa County District Attorneys’ Association endorses Paul Graves for District Attorney.  Delivering the news, Association President Aron DeFerrari noted “Paul has the...

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...

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...

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...

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Race Still too Close to Call

As of Monday, at 5:46 pm, Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) took the lead over Marshall Tuck to see who will become the next State Superintendent...

Letter: Antioch POA Says “Yes” to Measure W, Support Ogorchock, Tiscareno, Rocha, Lewis

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Antioch Police Officer Association President Steve Aiello:   Antioch Citizen’s. My name is Steve Aiello and I am...

Antioch Management and Unions Offer Candidate Endorsement in School Board Race

The following was submitted by the Antioch Education Association Antioch Unified’s two unions, Antioch Education Association, and the California School Employees Association, along with the...

Letter: No Rezone DR/SL Committee’s City Council Endorsement for Brentwood City Council

The following endorsement letter was provided by the No Rezone Dr/SL Committee in the City of Brentwood. The No Rezone DR/SL Committee hereby endorses Planning...

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...

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....

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...

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...