DeSaulnier wants to succeed Rep. Ellen Tauscher, who has been nominated for a State Department post as Undersecretary for Arms Control and International Security. The position requires U.S. Senate confirmation, which could take weeks or months.
Republicans who have expressed interest in the race include Contra Costa Sheriff Warren Rupf of Martinez; 2008 GOP nominee Nick Gerber of Moraga; California GOP Vice Chairman Tom Del Beccaro of Lafayette; Fairfield Councilwoman and executive director of Move America Forward Catherine Moy; and attorney David Harmer of Dougherty Valley.
DeSaulnier’s events will be held at the following dates and places:
Thursday, 5-7 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield
Friday, 6-8 p.m., Antioch Historical Society, 1500 West 4th St., Antioch
Saturday, 5-7 p.m., UA 342 Hall, 935 Detroit Ave., Concord