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Concord and Clayton Voter Guide November 2012

Here's the complete list of national, state and local measures and candidates appearing on the Nov. 6 ballot, including candidates for Concord and Clayton city councils.

Voters in Concord and Clayton will find the following contests on their ballots. Links are provided where available to information from SmartVoter.org or Concord Patch regarding candidates and ballot measures.

There are 42 polling stations in Concord, which will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 6. Find your polling place here.

President/Vice President of the United States

Barack Obama/Joseph Biden, Democratic

Jill Stein/Cheri Honkala, Green

Jerry White/Phyllis Scherrer (Write-In)

Ross C. "Rocky" Anderson/Luis J. Rodriguez (Write-In)

Roseanne Barr/Cindy Sheehan, Peace and Freedom

Sheila "Samm" Tittle/Matthew Allen Turner (Write-In)

Gary Johnson/James P. Gray, Libertarian

Ron Paul/Andrew Napolitano (Write-In)

Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan, Republican

Thomas Hoefling/Robert Ornelas, American Independent

Virgil Goode/James Clymer (Write-In)

Stewart Alexander/Alex Mendoza (Write-In)

James Harris/Alyson Kennedy (Write-In)

Stephen Durham/Christina Lopez (Write-In)

United States Senator

Elizabeth Emken, Republican

Dianne Feinstein, Democratic

United States Representative; District 11

George Miller, Democratic

Virginia Fuller, Republican

Statewide Ballot Measures

Proposition 30: Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Proposition 31: State Budget. State and Local Government. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.

Proposition 32: Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction. Contributions to Candidates. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 33: Auto Insurance Companies. Prices Based on Driver's History of Insurance Coverage. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 34: Death Penalty. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 35: Human Trafficking. Penalties. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 36:  Three Strikes Law. Repeat Felony Offenders. Penalties. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 37: Genetically Engineered Foods. Labeling. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 38: Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 39: Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses. Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 40: Redistricting. State Senate Districts. Referendum. 

State Districts

State Senate, District 7 

Mark Desaulnier; Democratic, state senator/small business owner

Mark P. Meuser; Republican; lawyer, business owner

Member of the State Assembly; District 14

Susan A. Bonilla, Democratic

Candidates for Local Office

Council Member; City of Concord (2 Elected)

Tim McGallian

Ed Birsan

Marnie Sheehan Carter

Robert David Camacho

Vernon Kurpieski

Dan Helix

Suzanne H. Davis-Lucey

Carol Longshore

Harmesh Kumar

Alany Helmantoler

Terry Kremin

Council Member; City of Clayton (3 Elected)

Kevin B. Liberman

Joe Medrano (Withdrawn)

Howard J. Geller 

Jim Diaz

Julie Pierce 

Board Member; Mount Diablo Unified School District (2 Elected)

Brian T. Lawrence

Ernie Detrinidad (Withdrawn)

Sherry Weinert Whitmarsh

Debra Mason

Barbara Oaks

Local Measures

Measure A: Contra Costa Community College District parcel tax

Measure J: Concord (City of) Appointed City Treasurer

Measure Q: Contra Costa Fire Protection District parcel tax

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