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Elected representatives


Walnut Creek City Council

(925) 256-3504

email: mayor@walnut-creek.org


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