Do you have a knack for taking great photos? Are you an aspiring photographer or do you just enjoying taking pictures with your smartphone? If you answered yes to any of these, then our photo contest is for you! Your photo could be seen by over 650,000 Contra Costa residents!

We invite photographers of all ages and skill levels to participate in our Voter Information Guide Photo Contest. The theme this competition is “Flora and Fauna of Contra Costa County.”

Photos can be submitted until midnight on September 30th. Send submissions to and include “Photo Contest entry” in the subject line.

Photograph entries will be judged on expression of theme, technical execution, originality, and composition. The photo description factors into 25 percent of the scoring.

The first place winner’s picture will be printed on the cover of the March 2020 Contra Costa Voter Information Guide, which is mailed to over 650,000 voters. The second place winner will have their photo featured on our website, and the third place winner will have their picture featured on the cover of our Candidate Guide.

The photo size is 5.75” x 3.1875”; larger photos will be cropped. Photos must be digital but can be in either color or black and white.

A complete application includes:

For more information, email or call 925-335-7805.