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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election
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Contra Costa County Democratic Party — Democratic PartyCandidate for Central Committee, District 2

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Diddo Ruth Clark

Member, Contra Costa County Democratic Central Committee
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Promote the Democratic Party platform.
  • Endorse local candidates.
  • Confer on locally endorsed candidates the endorsement of the California Democratic Party.



Profession:mediator, negotiator, attorney
court-appointed mediator, courts, parties (1976–current)
Elected Member,, Contra Costa County Democratic Central Committee — Elected position (2001–current)
lobby the state legislature for the U.C. budget, University of CA Alum, University of California Alumni Assn. — Appointed position (1988–2008)
attorney, DISPUTE RESOLVERS (1992–2002)
telephone crisis line volunteer, listening to people who yearned to be, Contact Care ('Sorry I don't remember the dates.) — Appointed position (1990–1993)
3 Lafayette City Commissions: City Manager Search Committee, Blue Ribb, City of Lafayette — Appointed position (1985–1989)
Lafayette Unit Leader, League of Women Voters — Appointed position (1985–1988)


Georgetown University Law Center Juris Doctor, Law (1976)
University of California, San Diego B.A., Communications (1972)
Diablo Valley College A.A., Sociology (1968)

Community Activities

campaign volunteer for numerous local candidates, Democratic Party (1972–current)
geographical swimmer (around Manhattan Island 3x, Alcatraz to SF 40 times), U.S. Swimming, U.S. Masters Swimming, clubs, teams, and solo (1981–current)


Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • George Miller, Mark DeSaulnier, Tom Torlakson, 19 local mayors, 4 county supervisors, etc.
  • When I ran for College Board, I was endorsed by practically everyone, including:

Elected Officials (1)

  • I haven't sought endorsements for this office.

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