PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS UPDATE #4A

The Contra Costa County Elections Division has updated their results from the March 3rdPresidential Primary election. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

FACTS ABOUT THE CORONA VIRUS

With the Corona Virus topping the news—above the Presidential primary elections, above the 4,124 point drop in the Dow Jones Index over the past 16 days, above businesses trying to stay afloat—fear is what’s on most people’s minds.  There is not yet a vaccine for this virus and it’s spreading well beyond China where it originated.  To help quell this fear, Radio Free Richmond is reposting: From the Centers for Disease Control https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html Continue reading

Jerrold Hatchett--More Than 50 Years of Giving Back

From the Agenda Packet of the February 25th, 2020 Richmond City Council Agenda Packet: Mr. Jerrold Hatchett is a longtime supporter of Richmond. Over the past 50 years, Mr. Hatchett has won the hearts of many through his constant dedication and efforts to support local organizations, programs and community events. Continue reading

MEASURE R—MAKE AN INFORMED DECISION

Measure R—a $575 million WCCUSD bond measure—has become a divisive issue for the community. Continue reading

WCCUSD BOARD APPROVES RENAMING SCHOOL AFTER FORMER FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA

The West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously tonight to rename one of its elementary schools after former First Lady Michelle Obama.  Continue reading

Vote YES on Measure R

Radio Free Richmond invites guest editorials and allows community members a forum to present issues to the community. Penned by: Consuelo Lara West Contra Costa Trustee, Leslie Reckler President Bayside Council PTA’s, Jose De Leon Principal Richmond High School, Demetrio Gonzalez President United Teachers of Richmond Continue reading

Instruction, Not Construction: NO ON MEASURE R

Radio Free Richmond invites guest editorials and allows community members a forum to present issues to the community.   Continue reading
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