Former Mayor Mayor and City Councilman Tim Grayson earned the California 14th Assembly District seat by defeating Mae Cendaña Torlakson.
According to the state elections office, Grayson earned 62.1% of the vote (73,005).
Here is Grayson’s statement
CONCORD, CA – Former Concord Mayor and City Councilman Tim Grayson released a statement following The East Bay Times’ announcement that he has won the race for California’s 14th Assembly District.
“I want to sincerely thank everyone who helped to make this a strong campaign. From the hundreds of volunteers who joined our strong door-to-door effort to the supporters in our community who have stood by me since day one, I am sincerely thankful for your efforts,” said Assemblymember-elect Grayson. “I am looking forward to rolling up my sleeves and getting to work in the Assembly. We have a lot of work to do to grow our economy, ensure taxpayer dollars are spent more efficiently and tackle growing education inequality in our communities.”
The Assembly’s 14th District covers parts of Contra Costa and Solano counties, including Benicia, Concord, Clayton, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Vallejo and parts of Pittsburg and Walnut Creek.