Stay up-to-date on Election Night results, available beginning shortly after 8:00 PM

MARTINEZ – Those seeking up-to-date election results will not be “out of luck” this St. Patrick’s Day.

With the March 17, 2015 7th State Senatorial District Special Primary Election just a week away, the Contra Costa County Elections Division has devised an updated strategy for quickly processing and reporting results.

Results of vote-by-mail ballots that were returned before March 14th will be available shortly after the polls close at 8:00 p.m. on Election Night.

Ballots cast at the polls will be reported beginning at 9:30 p.m., with results updated about every 30 minutes, until all precincts report.

The availability of updated reports will be communicated via Twitter and Facebook, using the hashtag #CoCoVote2015. Any changes to the reporting schedule will also be reported there.

The County Elections Division Twitter page is The Facebook page is

Results will be posted to the Elections’ Division website,, throughout Election Night and updated by 5:00 pmevery Friday until the election is certified.

Local election results will also be available throughout Election Night on Contra Costa Television (CCTV) beginning at 9:00 pm on Comcast channel 27, Astound channel 32 and AT&T U-Verse channel 99.

Voting is already underway at the Contra Costa County Elections Division, at 555 Escobar Street in Martinez. Registered voters may drop in to vote or pick up a ballot during regular weekday hours (Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm).

Polling place locations and directional maps, as well as information regarding sample ballots and candidates, are available on the Election’s Division website,

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