2016 General Election Final Endorsements

The following are the final endorsements of the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County.

The list below is inclusive of all endorsed candidates and measures. Local slate cards, like those mailed to regular voters, can be downloaded/printed from the links at the bottom of this page.

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Statement Condemning Recent Hate Crimes in Contra Costa County

CONCORD, CA, OCTOBER 8, 2016 – Following recent hate crimes in Antioch, Richmond, and Concord, the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County (DPCCC) urges Contra Costa District Attorney Mark Peterson to charge the perpetrators with hate crime enhancements and reiterates its support for minority communities throughout Contra Costa County.

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Cheryl Cook-Kallio Canvassing Sunday, September 25 at 10:30

We are all excited to have a terrific Democratic candidate for State Assembly District 16.  Now it's up to us to help get her elected. Come do some canvassing BEFORE the DPCCC Picnic on Sunday, September 25.  We will meet at 10:30 AM at Sycamore Valley Park, 2101 Holbrook, Danville, at the top of the parking lots near the Basketball court.  Take the Sycamore Valley exit from 680.  Go East about 3 miles, and turn left onto Holbrook at a stoplight.  RSVP to Jon Jon@votecookkallio.com.  See you there!

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You're Invited to the 85th Annual Democratic BBQ



Sunday, September 25, 2016
2:00 – 6:00 pm
Sycamore Valley Park
2101 Holbrook Drive, Danville

Click Here to Purchase Your Tickets


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See you there!

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October 22 at the Arlington Community Church in Kensington, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Special Guest: John Chiang, CA Treasurer and candidate for Governor in 2018; Candidate Spin Room

Great food from Atcha Thai in El Cerrito - all tickets $25. Buy your tickets:


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Issues Committee Meets Tuesday in Antioch 6-9 pm

The Issues Committee of the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County will meet this Tuesday, 6-9 PM at the Commons at Dallas Ranch dining room, 4751 Dallas Ranch Road, Antioch. This is our first meeting in East County. We will consider whether to recommend that the County Party take positions on each of the 23 remaining local ballot questions, 9 of which are specific to east county jurisdictions. The full county committee will meet the following day. We will start with East County questions, since persons from other parts of the county may encounter more traffic than they expect.
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El Cerrito Dem Club Endorsement Forum

The El Cerrito Democratic Club  invited Democratic candidates to speak to their Club members.  Click to learn results:


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Congressman Eric Swalwell at the San Ramon Valley Democratic Club

Congressman Eric Swalwell

Thursday, August 25 in Danville at the Crow Canyon Country Club.  Opportunity to have dinner at 6:30 pm.  Program begins at 7:00 pm.

The San Ramon Valley Democratic Club is honored to have Congressman Eric Swalwell join us on Thursday, August 25 at 6:00 pm.  Come hear about the projects he has been working on in Congress. Congressman Swalwell will also give his perspective on the upcoming election, along with a quick breakdown on the Democrats' efforts and opportunities for taking back the House.

Our meetings are at the Crow Canyon County Club, 711 Silver Lake Drive, Danville.  There is an opportunity to enjoy a buffet dinner for $26.  We gather at 6:00 pm begin the buffet at 6:45 pm.  The meeting begins at 7:00 with the speaker at 7:30 pm.

More info at http://www.srvdems.org

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Vacancy in District 3

A regular member in District 3 has resigned creating a vacancy. This is for a seat that expires in January 2017. Our bylaws require a minimum of 45 days notice, so the central committee will be voting on an appointment for the remainder of the term at our regular meeting on September 15, 2016.

For any questions, contact Chair Jeff Koertzen at chair@dpccc.net.

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2016 Certified Central Committee Results

Contra Costa County has finished processing ballots, and the elections clerk, Joe Canciamilla, has certified the results. Congratulations to all the new* and returning (i) central committee members who will take their seats at the reorganizational meeting in January 2017.

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