Three candidates seeking nomination to the newly-created 15th Congressional District that covers Pleasanton are walking precinct and holding voter meetings in the coming week as the California primary on Tuesday, June 5 nears.
Wednesday, Congressman Pete Stark, a Democrat who is now serving in the 13th Congressional District that is being realigned, met with supporters at a reception hosted by Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman. He said his experience and achievements in serving this region qualifies him for renomination on June 5 and election on Nov. 6.
In the primary, he faces challengers Eric Swalwell, also a Democrat and a Dublin City Councilman and Alameda County prosecutor, and Conservative Independent Chris Pareja. The top two vote-getters will be on the General Election ballot in November