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    PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS #7

    On Friday afternoon the Contra Costa County Elections Division posted their FINAL results of the March 3rd Primary Election. While this is their FINAL count, the results have not yet been certified.  The County has 30 days from the date of the election to certify the results.
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    ELECTION UPDATE #6

    The Contra Costa Elections Division posted another update midafternoon on Wednesday.
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    FEAR IS OUR ENEMY

    Let’s compare the leadership styles between two Presidents: “Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself—nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.”  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on March 3, 1933 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PbWBWYoetI "We'll see what happens, but they think August, could be July, could be longer than that," Trump said of the time when life might return to normal in the United States.  President Donald Trump on March 16, 2020  
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    PRIMARY ELECTION UPDATE #5

    Even though the rest of the world has pretty much shut down to avoid the COVID-19 virus, the CCC Elections Division has been hard at work tallying the votes from the March 3rd Presidential Primary election.
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    CALIFORNIA DEMOCRATIC DELEGATES

    The contest to determine how many delegates each of the Democratic Presidential candidates will receive after the March California Primary Election is still to be determined.  The count goes on but is getting closer to a conclusion.
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    ANOTHER LAW THAT ISN’T WORKING

    In 2018, Attorney Scott Rafferty sent a ‘threat letter’ to the WCCUSD demanding that they convert from At-Large elections for the Board of Education to Ward Elections.
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    PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS UPDATE #4A

    The Contra Costa County Elections Division has updated their results from the March 3rdPresidential Primary election.
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    WHO GETS CALIFORNIA'S 495 DEMOCRATIC DELEGATES?

    GET READY TO BE CONFUSED The Democratic Party uses a proportional representation to determine how many delegates each candidate is awarded in each state. A candidate must win at least 15% of the vote in a particular contest in order to receive any delegates. Pledged delegates are awarded proportionally in both state-wide and regional contests. In each separate state-wide or regional contest, a subset of the total pledged delegates are chosen based on proportional representation, so it is possible for candidates to win delegates even if they receive fewer than 15% of overall votes in a state-provided they receive more than 15% in a particular regional content. There is no process to win superdelegates since they can vote for whomever they please. A candidate needs to win a simple majority of total delegates to earn the Democratic nomination.
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    PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS ~ REPORT #1

    As of Wednesday morning, with limited ballots having been processed, the Contra Costa County Elections Department and the California Secretary of State’s Elections Department have announced the results in the table below.
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    DON’T HOLD YOUR BREATH

    When the polls close tonight at 8 PM throngs of people will be glued to their TV sets and computers waiting for the results of the election.
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