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District schools and local swim club
As of September 2011, Parkmead is represented by one county supervisor in District 2 along with Saranap, Rossmoor and Lamorinda plus Alamo, Danville and San Ramon. The remainder of Walnut Creek is in District 4 with Pleasant Hill and Concord. Districts may change after each census.
Contra Costa District 2
Supervisor Candace Andersen
State Assembly, District 16
Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan
State Senate, District 7
Senator Steve Glazer
U.S. Congress, District 11
Representative Mark DeSaulnier