City of Concord, California

Voting and Election Information

Concord Voting District


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Find Your District in Concord, CABeginning with the November 2018 election, Concord voters will participate in the first district-based election, when three City Council seats will be up for election. The seats up for election are in Districts 1, 3, and 5. In the November 2020 election, voters in Districts 2 and 4 will elect a Councilmember.


Councilmember terms overlap, with three Councilmembers elected one year and the other two elected two years later. Councilmembers serve a four-year term. The Councilmembers choose amongst themselves who will serve as Mayor and Vice Mayor, who serve a one-year term. The City Councilmembers also serve as the Local Reuse Authority for the Concord Naval Weapons Station, Successor Agency to the Concord Redevelopment Agency, and the Concord/Pleasant Hill Health Care District.


During the 2018 and 2020 elections, candidates will be elected from districts where they live according to the following timetable:



District* Seat up for Election Current Councilmember(s)/Treasurer
District 1 November 2018 Laura Hoffmeister
Ron Leone
District 2 November 2020 Carlyn Obringer
District 3 November 2018 Vacant
District 4 November 2020 Edi Birsan
District 5 November 2018 Tim McGallian
Treasurer November 2018 Patti Barsotti

*Click the District hyperlinks above to learn more about each race

The City Council meets on the first, second, and fourth Tuesday of each month. In addition to regularly scheduled Council meetings, Councilmembers will generally spend time reviewing material in preparation for the meetings; attend additional meetings as necessary, including Council Committee meetings; and may be required to travel. City Councilmembers are compensated $1,352 per month.

City Treasurer

The City Treasurer is an elected position that serves at large for a four-year term and does not serve the City on a fulltime basis. The City Treasurer seat is up for election in November 2018. The duties associated with the office of Treasurer are performed by the Senior Financial Analyst, a regular City employee within the City's Finance Department. The Treasurer serves primarily in an advisory capacity and provides oversight in the following areas:

  • Effectively managing the City's investment portfolio;
  • Monitoring cash flow requirements to ensure sufficient liquidity;
  • Providing quarterly investment portfolio reports to the City Council within 30 days of quarter end; and
  • Reviewing and updating the City's Investment Policy prior to submission to the City Council annually.

The City Treasurer is compensated $600 per month.

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