This fall, the Contra Costa County Library will host four candidate forums at libraries around the county. Voters attending the forums can hear directly from the candidates in several local and regional races about their experience and positions on relevant issues leading up to the November election.
The forums will all stream live on Facebook and air on Contra Costa Television (CCTV).
The Concord Library will host a forum for Concord City Council District 1 and Concord City Council District 3 on Thursday, September 27 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.
The Brentwood Library will host a forum at the Brentwood Community Center on Thursday, October 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. Candidates for the Liberty Union High School District and Brentwood City Council will take part in the moderated forum.
Candidates for the West Contra Costa Unified School District, San Pablo City Council and Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools will appear at a forum at the San Pablo Library on Tuesday, October 9 from 6 – 8 p.m.
The San Ramon Library will host a forum for the races for San Ramon City Council, San Ramon Mayor and State Assembly District 16 on Thursday, October 11 from 6 – 8 p.m.
County residents unable to attend the forums can watch live on the Contra Costa County Library Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ccclib/. The forums will also be archived on the Library’s YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/theccclib.
All forums will re-air on Contra Costa Television (CCTV). CCTV is available on Comcast channel 27, AT&T U-Verse channel 99 or Astound channel 32. For a full schedule, visit ccclib.org and click on the link in Library News.
The Library is partnering with the League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley and the West County League of Women Voters, Contra Costa County Elections Department and Contra Costa Television (CCTV).
For more information, contact Librarian Specialist Michelle Krasowski at [email protected], (925) 608-7753 or (925) 973-3387.
For media inquiries, please contact Library Public Information Officer Brooke Converse at [email protected] or (925) 608-7713.