Contra Costa County Voter Guide

Contra Costa County Voter Guide

This Election 2018 Contra Costa County Voter Guide will help you cut through the rhetoric, election propaganda and biased media coverage of the campaigns. This guide ranks every aspect of a candidate’s record according to experience, integrity and commitment to community.

Here you’ll find recommendations for:

  • Governor
  • Statewide Offices
  • Legislatures
  • Judges
  • Propositions and More!

Scroll down for our recommendations.

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Every candidate is considered after thorough research; we also have a questionnaire for candidates to complete.

Here is our rating system:

  •  : The best candidate. Our strongest endorsement.
  • : Very good.
  • : Acceptable.
  • : Vote only to prevent worse candidate(s) from winning.
  • : Terrible. Do Not Vote. All your other votes will count.

General Election Recommendations

November 6th, 2018

Statewide Offices


For full explanation of this endorsement, click here

For my article “The Most Corrupt Election in California History: The Little Known Hijacking of the California Governor’s Race to put Two Democrats on Top”,  click here

  • John Cox (R) 
  • Gavin Newsom (D)

Lt. Governor

  • Ed Hernandez (D)
  • Eleni Kounalakis (D)

Secretary of State

  • Mark Meuser (R) 
  • Alex Padilla (D)

State Controller

  • Konstantinos Roditis (R) 
  • Betty Yee (D)

Treasurer; California

  • Fiona Ma (D)
  • Greg Conlon (R) 

Attorney General; California

  • Steven Bailey (R) 
  • Xavier Becerra (D)

Insurance Commissioner

  • Ricardo Lara (D)
  • Steve Poizner (I) 

State Superintendent of Public Instruction

  • Tony Thurmond (D)
  • Marshall Tuck (D) 

U.S. Senator

  • Dianne Feinstein (D) 
  • Kevin de Leon (D) 

Propositions (Coming Soon)

California Supreme Court

California Supreme Court (Yes/No)

  • Carol Corrigan: 7 (JI: 7, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Leondra Kruger: 3 (JI: 3, Q: 3) No

California State Court of Appeal

Justice, California State Court of Appeal; First District (Yes/No)

  • Sandra Margulies: 7 (JI: 7, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Barbara J.R. Jones: 7 (JI: 6, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Maria Rivera: 4 (JI: 3, Q: 6) No
  • William McGuiness: 9 (JI: 9, Q: 9) Yes 
  • James Richman: 8 (JI: 8, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Marla J. Miller: 4 (JI: 1, Q: 7) No
  • Jon B. Streeter: 4 (JI: 2, Q: 7) No

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Representative, 5th District

  • Anthony Mills 
  • Mike Thompson

U.S. Representative, 9th District

  • Marla Livengood 
  • Jerry McNerney

U.S. Representative, 11th District

  • Mark Desaulnier 
  • John Fitzgerald

U.S. Representative, 15th District

  • Rudy L. Peters, Jr. (R) 
  • Eric Swalwell (D)

State Assembly

California State Assembly, District 11 

  • Jim Frazier
  • Lisa Romero 

State Assembly, 14th District

  • Tim Grayson (D)
  • Aasim Yahya (D) 

State Assembly, 15th District

  • Jovanka Beckles (D)
  • Buffy Wicks (D)

State Assembly, 16th District

  • Catharine Baker (R) 
  • Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D)

California Board of Equalization

California Board of Equalization, Member, District 2

  • Mark Burns (R) 
  • Malia Cohen (D)

Local Offices

Superintendent of Schools

  • Cheryl Hansen (R)
  • Lynn Mackey (D)


  • David Livingston

Treasurer and Tax Collector

  • Russell V. Watts