The candidate filing period for the June 3 election is open through March 7 -- or March 12 in the seats where the incumbent does not seek re-election. Here's a list of the key East Bay seats open for candidates:

ASSEMBLY -- Districts 11, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20 and 25.

STATE SENATE -- District 10 (incumbent Ellen Corbett terms out.)

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, NONPARTISAN -- Board of Supervisors' districts 1 and 4; assessor; auditor-controller; district attorney; sheriff-coroner; treasurer-tax collector; and superintendent of schools.

ALAMEDA COUNTY, NONPARTISAN -- Board of Supervisors' districts 2 and 3; Board of Education districts 1, 4 and 7; superintendent of schools; assessor; auditor-controller; district attorney; sheriff-coroner; treasurer-tax collector; and four seats on the Zone 7 Flood Control District.

Learn everything you need to know about filing for public office at your county election office:

  • Contra Costa County Registrar of Voters: 555 Escobar St. in Martinez. Contact the office at 925-335-7800 or www.cocovote.us.

  • Alameda County Registrar of Voters: 1225 Fallon St. G-1 in Oakland. Contact the office at 510-267-8683 or www.acgov.org/rov.



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