Check out the latest news and archived news releases from the Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder-Elections Department.

Current News Releases

 

Release
Date
News Release
May 10, 2022 ELECTION EQUIPMENT TESTING TO ENSURE ACCURACY
Public Test of Ballot Tabulating Equipment on May 13, 2022
May 6, 2022 Voters Will Soon Receive Official Ballots for the Upcoming Primary Election
What You Need to Know About Voting in Contra Costa
April 1, 2022 PUBLIC DRAWING TO BE HELD FOR MANUAL BALLOT COUNT
March 22, 2022 ELECTION EQUIPMENT TESTING TO ENSURE ACCURACY
Public Test of Vote by Mail Counting Equipment on March 25, 2022
February 11, 2022 CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD BEGINS FOR JUNE 7, 2022 PRIMARY ELECTION
February 9, 2022 COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE TO OFFICIATE ADDITIONAL WEDDING CEREMONIES
ON VALENTINE’S DAY MONDAY FEBRUARY 14, 2022
January 28, 2022 SIGNATURES-IN-LIEU OF FILING FEES FOR CANDIDATES ENDS FEBRUARY 9th FOR JUNE 7, 2022 PRIMARY ELECTION
January 21, 2022 Candidate Filing Period Begins for April 5, 2022 Special Election
January 14, 2022 Signatures-In-Lieu of Filing Fees for Candidates Ends January 20th for the April 5, 2022 Special Election
October 28, 2021 County Clerk’s Office to Officiate Scaremonies on Friday October 29, 2021
September 24, 2021 Dedication of the Clerk-Recorder-Elections Facility as the “Stephen L. Weir Building”
September 10, 2021 Gubernatorial Recall Election Results Schedule
September 10, 2021 Tips and Reminders for Voting Safely in the Recall Election
September 9, 2021 Public Drawing to be Held for Manual Ballot Count Sept 15 2021
August 31, 2021 Election Equipment Testing To Ensure Accuracy
August 27, 2021 Close of Registration for the Recall Election Fast Approaching
August 16, 2021 Recommendations for Voting Safely in the Upcoming Recall Election
August 12, 2021 Voters Will Soon Receive Official Ballots
May 3, 2021 Public Drawing to be Held for Manual Ballot Count
April 27, 2021 May 4, 2021 Election – Public Equipment Testing
February 09, 2021 County Clerk’s Office To Officiate Weddings On Valentine’s Day 2021
December 16, 2020 Update: Clerk-Recorder and Elections Services During COVID-19
November 02, 2020 Presidential Election Results Schedule
November 02, 2020 Public Drawing To Be Held For Manual Ballot Count
October 27, 2020 Contra Costa County Answers Election Questions Live
October 19, 2020 November 3, 2020 Election – Public Equipment Testing
August 04, 2020 All Voters will be Mailed a Ballot for November Election
July 22, 2020 July Update: Clerk-Recorder and Elections Services During COVID 19
June 18, 2020 Filing for Office and COVID-19
April 29, 2020 May 5th Special Election – Public L&A Testing
March 19, 2020 Update: Clerk-Recorder and Elections Services During COVID-19
March 17, 2020 Clerk-Recorder and Elections Limit Public Access Due to COVID-19
February 27, 2020 Primary Election Results Schedule
February 24, 2020 Registration Opportunity Remains For Presidential Primary
January 17, 2020 Election Equipment Testing To Ensure Accuracy
January 17, 2020 County Makes It Easier To Prepare For Switch To “Real ID’s”
December 19, 2019 Destination Weddings Take Center Stage On Valentine’s Day 2020
December 10, 2019 Check Your Registration Status for March 2020
October 17, 2019 November 5th Special Election – Public L&A Testing
April 23, 2019 May 7th Special Mail Ballot Election – Public L&A Testing
February 15, 2019 National Award from the Election Assistance Commission
January 14, 2019 Valentines Day Destination Wedding 2019
October 22, 2018 News Release – Veterans assistance event on Nov. 14
October 19, 2018 Public Drawing To Be Held For Manual Ballot Count
October 11, 2018 Voting Equipment testing for November 6, 2018 election
October 10, 2018 Vote-By-Mails sent out for November 6 2018 election
September 12, 2018 New Ballot Format Will Make Voting Easier
August 28, 2018 APPLE Class Wins National Award
July 31, 2018 One-Stop Services Event: Thursday, August 9, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
June 14, 2018 Extended Summers Hours Program Clerk Recorders Office
June 1, 2018 Ballot Drive-Thru Drop Offs
June 1, 2018 Records Within Reach Program