Voting began this week for the June 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election as the Contra Costa Elections Division mailed almost 400,000 ballots to registered voters. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
On the Republican ticket, County Commissioner Precinct 2 incumbent Charlie Riley is up against Greg Parker.
Pennsylvania voters have a lot to think about when they hit the polls for Tuesday's primary, including a hotly contested Republican primary for governor.
Voters in all precincts have a choice in the U.S. Representative District 27 race.
On Tuesday's Republican ballot is four-term U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, the former mayor of Hazleton in northeastern Pennsylvania, and five-term state Rep. Jim Christiana of Beaver County. Each county gets to pick its own candidates, however, so in a Congressional race that spans multiple counties, different people could be selected for the county line.
Legal battles are playing out in several USA states over gerrymandering, the process by which district lines are manipulated to favor one party.
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Six incumbents - Democrats Mike Doyle of Pittsburgh and Brendan Boyle and Dwight Evans of Philadelphia and Republicans Brian Fitzpatrick of Bucks County, Tom Marino of Lycoming County and Lloyd Smucker of Lancaster County - are facing primary challenges.
There's also a runoff for the Democratic nomination for Congress in District 32 between Colin Allred and Lilian Salerno.
The justices redrew the boundaries with the help of independent experts after Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf rejected a proposal drawn by Republican legislative leaders as unfairly skewed in their party's favor.
The majority of the county is in the 15th Congressional District.
The deadline to register to vote in the primary is May 21.
Polling place locations and official voter information can be found on the County's web site.