CONTRA COSTA TELEVISION BROADCASTING VOTER EDUCATION FORUMS

(Martinez, CA) – Contra Costa County voters can watch the local “Election Preview” voter education forums starting this week. This programming offers Contra Costa voters a chance to become informed about candidates before casting their ballots. Moderators for the roundtables are Claudine Wong, KTVU anchor and reporter, Bob Butler, KCBS reporter, and Alan Wang, Public Information Officer with the County and former ABC7 News anchor and reporter.

“Election Preview voter education has been airing on Contra Costa Television for more than 22 years to help inform and engage residents,” said Board Chair, Supervisor Karen Mitchoff. “Through television and online access, County residents can become more informed ahead of the November 8th Election. Be sure to vote and make your voice heard.”

The voter education forums available via broadcast and online, include the following:

Antioch City Council District 1
Antioch City Council District 4
Concord City Council District 1
Concord City Council District 5
Contra Costa County Supervisor District 4
El Cerrito City Council
Martinez Mayor
Pinole City Council
Pittsburg City Council
Pleasant Hill City Council
Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District
San Ramon Mayor
Walnut Creek City Council

The Election Preview’s pre-recorded discussions will air on community TV channels throughout Contra Costa County. Watch Contra Costa Television (CCTV) on Comcast Channel 27, AT&T U-Verse Channel 99, and Astound Channels 32 and 1027. In East Contra Costa County, tune into Delta TV. In Central Contra Costa County, watch Concord TV, City Channel, Walnut Creek (WCTV), and CATV. In West Contra Costa, watch KCRT, Pinole TV, and Hercules TV. Check your local cable channel lineup. For dates and times, see the TV schedule: http://www.contracosta.ca.gov/7626. The Election Preview videos will also be available online on the Contra Costa Television YouTube channel.

Contra Costa County Elections Division is partnering with the County’s Office of Communications & Media and Contra Costa Television, the League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley, and the League of Women Voters of West Contra Costa. Contra Costa Television is also receiving production assistance from the cities of Walnut Creek, Concord, and Richmond.

Residents who wish to view the Election Preview forums and learn more about the upcoming General Election on November 8, 2022, can go to the Elections Division website cocovote.us for the most up-to-date and accurate information on local elections.

All eligible Contra Costa voters will receive a Vote by Mail Ballot for the November 8th General Election. County Voter Information Guides will be mailed out to voters by September 29th, and ballots will be mailed by October 10th. You can register to vote or check your registration status at the Elections Division website cocovote.us. Voters can track their ballots through the election process at wheresmyballot.sos.ca.gov.

For a schedule and complete details about Election Preview programming, visit:

https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/8632/Election-Preview