Contra Costa County's Election Preview

Note: The November 3, 2020 Election has concluded. Election Results can be found at the Contra Costa County Elections Division. Election Preview will update for the next election.

Contra Costa voters can watch local Election Preview to learn about candidates and issues through non-partisan discussions and candidate forums. You can watch the programs below, online at CCTV YouTube channel, or check the CCTV broadcast schedules to watch on Contra Costa Television (CCTV). 

The Election Preview programming includes the following races for the November 3, 2020 Election:

Ambrose Recreation & Park District
Antioch City Council District 1
Antioch City Council District 3
Antioch Mayor
Bart Board District 1
Brentwood Mayor
Central Sanitary District
Concord City Council 
District 2
Contra Costa Board of Education Area 3
Contra Costa Community College District Ward 5
Danville Town Council
Discovery Bay Community Services Director 
El Cerrito City Council

Oakley City Council 
Pittsburg City Council
San Pablo City Council

San Ramon Mayor

Walnut Creek City Council


Contra Costa County Elections Division is partnering with the County’s Office of Communications & Media and Contra Costa Television (CCTV), the League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley, and the League of Women Voters of West Contra Costa.

The Contra Costa County Library will also present four virtual Candidate Forums before the November 3, 2020 Election. The forums scheduled to date are for Mt. Diablo Unified School District Area 3, Brentwood Union School District, and Liberty Union School District. The forums will air live on Tuesday, September 29, and Thursday, October 1, from 6 pm to 8 pm. They can be watched on the Library Facebook page, Library YouTube channel, and contracostatv.org.

To ensure safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Elections Division encourages voting early and by mail. Voters have multiple options to drop off ballots or vote in person, including early voting sites beginning October 30, 2020. Locations of early voting sites and drop off sites can be found at www.cocovote.us or in your Voter Information Guide, which will be mailed to voters on September 24, 2020.

All registered Contra Costa voters will receive a Vote by Mail Ballot for the November 3rd Election. The deadline for voter registration is October 19, 2020. You can register or check your registration at registertovote.ca.gov. Voters can track their ballots at wheresmyballot.sos.ca.gov.

Contra Costa Elections Voter Services:
Phone: 925-335-7836
Email: voter.services@vote.cccounty.us 

Read entire news release (PDF).

CCTV may broadcast additional recording candidate forums produced by community partners. Check the upcoming broadcast schedules for additional forum coverage.

Ambrose Recreation and Parks Director

Antioch City Council District 1

Antioch City Council District 3

Antioch Mayor

BART Board District 1

Brentwood Mayor

Concord City Council District 2

Contra Costa Board of Education Area 3

Contra Costa Central Sanitary District

Contra Costa Community College District Ward 5

Danville City Council

Discovery Bay Community Services Director

El Cerrito City Council

Oakley City Council

Pittsburg City Council

San Pablo City Council

San Ramon Mayor

Walnut Creek City Council