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.
The big ticket item is the race to earn delegates to the Democratic National Convention early this summer. For the most part, delegates are allocated based on how well the candidates performed in each Congressional district. A candidate must receive 15% of the vote to be considered.
With limited ballots processed, statewide Bernie Sanders has a 33.6% lead over challenger Joe Biden (24.9%). To see the full statewide results go to STATEWIDE RESULTS.
Again, with limited ballots processed, in the 11th Congressional District, Bernie Sanders holds a narrow lead over Joe Biden (26.2% to 25% ~ 586 votes). Full results can be viewed at CC Election Results.
Measure J—the half cent sales tax designated for transportation infrastructure improvements—is lagging 51.06% to 48.94% ~ 3,655 votes).
Measure R—the controversial $575 million school bond measure sponsored by the WCCUSD—a measure requiring 55% approval—is narrowly ahead (55.49% to 44.51% ~a 154 lead).
Additional reports should be expected as more ballots are processed. As long as a ballot was postmarked by Election Day and was received by Friday three days after the election, it will be counted.