Election 2020


Contra Costa Elections issues official results Tuesday, Antioch Council must confirm next Tuesday

Interest in possible recount for close Antioch elections faces high cost, but can be shared by multiple candidates


Antioch Mayor-elect Thorpe introduces his transition advisory team of councilmembers, commissioners, staff, residents


Antioch Elections Update #2: Householder now leads Simonsen for Clerk – by 30 votes

Elections Update: Walker winning District 1 Antioch council race by just 12 votes over Motts

Thorpe leads for Antioch mayor, Barbanica, incumbents leading in council races

Both incumbents trailing in Antioch School Board races: Lewis has commanding lead in Area 3, Hernandez leading in Area 1



The Herald recommends:

Read the endorsement editorial for Antioch Mayor and Council, here.

Read the endorsement editorial for Antioch City Clerk and Treasurer, here.

Read the endorsement editorial for Antioch School Board candidates, here.

See the editorial encouraging a No vote on Measure T, here.

For more information see the No on Measure T page, here.


The latest list of candidates who have taken out or filed Nomination Papers for Antioch Mayor, City Council, City Clerk, City Treasurer or Antioch School Board as of Monday, August 10, 2020 according to Antioch City Clerk Arne Simonsen and the Contra Costa Elections office. Names of candidates who have qualified are as they will appear on the ballot.




Sean Wright (I) – Mayor of Antioch – Qualified 8/4/20

Rakesh Kumar Christian – 2014 candidate for Governor of California – Qualified 7/22/20

Julio Jesse Mendez  – Qualified 7/31/20

Gabriel Visaya Makinano – Qualified 8/7/20

Lamar Thorpe – Antioch Councilman  – Qualified 8/10/20

See the detailed Antioch City Council 2020 Election Districts Map and the Interactive Map to find your address.

Council District 1

Joy Motts – Antioch Mayor Pro Tem  – Qualified 8/5/20

Manuel  Louis Soliz, Jr. – former Antioch Mayor Pro Tem & Councilman, current Planning Commissioner Qualified 8/7/20

Tamisha Walker Qualified 8/7/20


Council District 2

Tony G. Tiscareno – former Antioch Councilman – Qualified 7/30/20

Mike Barbanica – Qualified 8/4/20


Council District 3

Lori Ogorchock – Antioch Councilwoman – Qualified on 8/6/20

Antwon R. Webster, Sr. – Antioch Board of Administrative Appeals – Qualified 8/5/20

Marie Arce – Antioch Parks & Recreation Commission Chair – Filed 8/5/20 (awaiting signature verification)

Nichole Gardner – Filed 8/7/20 (awaiting signature verification)


Council District 4

Sandra Gail White – Antioch Police Crime Prevention Commission Chairman – Qualified 8/3/20

Monica E. Wilson – Antioch Councilwoman – Qualified 8/7/20

Alex John Astorga – Qualified 8/7/20


City Treasurer

James Davis (I) – Antioch City Treasurer – Qualified on 8/6/20

Lauren Posada – Qualified 8/7/20


City Clerk

Arne Simonsen (I) – Antioch City Clerk  – Qualified on 8/4/20

Ellie Householder – Antioch School Board TrusteeQualified on 8/5/20

Dwayne Donald Eubanks – Antioch Police Crime Prevention Commissioner – Qualified on 8/7/20


ANTIOCH SCHOOL BOARD – From the latest County Elections Office report

Area 1

Diane Gibson-Gray – Antioch School Board President – Filed 7/31/20

Antonio Hernandez Filed 8/5/20

George Young III Filed 8/6/20

Alexis Medina – Filed 8/7/20 – WITHDRAWN from race 10/5/20

Area 3

Crystal Sawyer-White – Antioch School Board Trustee – Filed 7/24/20. Withdrew  Filed again 8/3/20

Clyde Lewis – Antioch Police Crime Prevention Commissioner – Filed 8/6/20

Kenny Turnage – Former Antioch Planning Commission Chairman – Filed 8/6/20

Area 4

Gary Hack – Antioch School Board Trustee – Filed 7/30/20

This list will be updated when the remaining candidates qualify for their respective races.

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