The Contra County elections office put out this important notice about the Sept. 1 special election:
All polling places for the September 1, 2009 10th Congressional Special Primary Election will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. Voters are encouraged to pre-mark their choices in their sample ballot and to take it with them to use as a reference when going to the polls. To avoid lines, voters are advised to vote mid-morning or mid-afternoon.
Polling place locations and directional maps are available on the Contra Costa County Election’s Office web site at: www.cocovote.us. Information regarding the voter’s sample ballot and information about candidates is also available at www.cocovote.us.
City Clerks have volunteered to assist voters who may need the location of their polling place. They will be available for assistance on Monday, August 31 and Tuesday, Election Day, September 1. If voters are unsure of where they need to go to vote, they may contact any of the following agencies until the polls close at 8:00 p.m. Some cities will be available for abbreviated time periods as stated below.
County Elections Office (925) 335-7800
City of Antioch (925) 779-7009
City of Brentwood (925) 516-5400
City of Clayton (925) 673-7300
City of Concord (925) 671-3430
Town of Danville (925) 314-3401
City of El Cerrito (510) 215-4305 8/31 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., 9/1 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
City of Lafayette (925) 284-1968
Town of Moraga (925) 888-7022
City of Oakley (925) 625-7000 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days
City of Orinda (925) 253-4221 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days
City of Pittsburg (925) 252-4850
City of Pleasant Hill (925) 671-5270
City of Richmond (510) 620-6513
City of San Ramon (925) 973-2539
City of Walnut Creek (925) 943-5818
Local election results will be available election night beginning at 8:00 p.m. on the Contra Costa County Elections Office web site at www.cocovote.us and on Contra Costa Television (CCTV) beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Comcast channel 27, Astound channel 32 and AT&T U-Verse channel 99. District wide results will be available on the Secretary of State’s website at http://vote.ss.ca.gov.