Martinez – Incumbent Supervisor Federal Glover, representing District 5 on the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, officially filed for re-election yesterday with the County Registrar of Voters Office.
“I’m so proud of our accomplishments and excited to be applying for a final term to complete the good work we started,” said Glover. Glover has been one of the County’s top transportation advocates, identifying funding to improve Highway 4, I-680, and bring BART to Pittsburg and Antioch.
“We’re in the beginning of negotiations on establishing possible ferry service to San Francisco from Hercules, Martinez, Bay Point and Antioch, and I want to see that through completion for the residents I represent,” Glover added.
Other accomplishments that make Glover proud: Bringing the County into a AAA financial rating due to sound budgeting decisions, establishing three Family Justice Centers to support victims of domestic violence, increasing prosecution of human traffickers who kidnap and victimize young women, strengthening the Industrial Safety Ordinance to reduce refinery accidents, and leading the fight to protect open space, our hillsides and maintaining the County’s Urban Limit Line to control growth.
Glover says that making PG&E accountable for upgrading its service, and working with cities to create alternative forms of energy to decrease the company’s issuance of power outages is another issue he is working on that requires more work.
“Supervisor Federal Glover was there for our firefighters and our residents during the massive fires we experienced the last couple of years. We wholeheartedly support Supervisor Glover’s re-election and look forward to working closely with him for another term,” said Firefighter Vince Wells, President of Contra Costa Firefighters Local 1230.
Glover is also endorsed by the Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff’s Association, the Contra Costa Building and Construction Council, the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Association, police associations, Congressional, Senate, Assembly and local city elected official.
“We have a great campaign team and I will raise whatever donations necessary to run a top-notch campaign to the voters of District 5,” Glover added. “This will be my last term on the Board of Supervisors, and I’m excited to complete the projects important to my District.”
Glover’s district includes Martinez, Hercules, Pinole, Alhambra Valley, Briones, Antioch, Port Costa, Clyde, Bay Point, Pittsburg, Crockett, Mt. View, Pacheco, Reliez Valley, Rodeo, Tormey & Vine Hill.
Endorsement list includes:
- Congressman Mike Thompson
- Congressman Jerry McNerney
- State Treasurer Fiona Ma
- Senator Bill Dodd
- Senator Steve Glazer
- Assemblymember Tim Grayson
- Assemblymember Jim Frazier
- County Auditor Bob Campbell
- County Tax Collector Rusty Watts
- East Bay Regional Parks Director Colin Coffey
- Antioch Mayor Sean Wright
- Antioch Mayor Pro Tem Joy Motts
- Antioch Councilwoman Lori Ogorchock
- Antioch Councilwoman Monica Wilson
- Antioch Councilmember Lamar Thorpe
- Hercules Vice Mayor Roland Esquivias
- Hercules Councilwoman Chris Kelley
- Hercules Former Mayor Myrna De Vera
- Hercules Former Mayor Sherri McCoy
- Martinez Mayor Rob Schroder
- Martinez Councilwoman Lara Delaney
- Martinez Councilmember Mark Ross
- Pinole Mayor Pete Murray
- Pinole Vice Mayor Roy Swearingen
- Pinole Councilmember Vincent Salimi
- Pinole Councilmember Anthony Tave
- Pittsburg Mayor Juan Benales
- Pittsburg Councilwoman Merl Craft
- Pittsburg Councilmember Holland White
- Pittsburg Councilwoman Shanell Scales-Preston
- Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriffs Assn.
- Contra Costa Professional Firefighters Local 1230
- Contra Costa Deputy District Attorneys Assn.
- Pittsburg Police Officers Association
- Contra Costa Building & Constructions
- Trades Council