eUpdate - June 1, 2016
Still time: Drop your mail-in ballot at a city hall!
Many locations for this easy way to vote.
if you haven't mailed in your vote-by-mail ballot yet for the J une 7 election, no fears. There is an easy way to return your ballot, without needing a post office or stamp.

Simply drop your ballot off at one of the numerous secure, steel boxes specially set-up at city halls throughout Contra Costa County, as well as at the County Administration building, at 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

The red boxes are available during regular business hours, through June 7. 

In West County, drop off boxes are located at the following City Halls:

El Cerrito10890 San Pablo Avenue,  510-215-4305
Hercules, 111 Civic Drive, 510-799-8215
Pinole, 2131 Pear Street, 510-724-8928
Richmond450 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 300, 510-620-6513
San Pablo,  13831 San Pablo Avenue, Building 1,  510-215-3000

For a complete list of boxes countywide, check here.

Ballots may also be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Contra Costa Elections Division office in Martinez, located at 555 Escobar Street, or at any polling place on Election Day.

For more information about voting by mail, call 925-335- 7800 or visit the Elections Office website at
I'm a huge proponent of exercising our right to vote, as an important element of democracy.  

Some of you have already mailed in your ballots, others plan to go to a polling booth on June 7. (Click here to find your poll location.)

If you haven't mailed in your mail-in ballot, take advantage of this drop-off program. Let's all vote!  
John Gioia
Supervisor, District One 
Contra Costa County 
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D 
El Cerrito, CA  94530 
510-231-8686 Phone