Press Release


December 5th, 2023


Mike Barbanica

Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston Endorses Mike Barbanica for County Supervisor

Antioch, CA – Mike Barbanica’s campaign for the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors District 5 seat receives a significant boost with the endorsement of Sheriff David Livingston, the current Sheriff of Contra Costa County. Sheriff Livingston’s support marks a key endorsement in Barbanica’s bid for the Supervisor position.

Sheriff David Livingston, with over 34 years of law enforcement experience, has a distinguished career serving as Chief of Police in Concord and Pleasant Hill before his election as Sheriff of Contra Costa County. Holding a bachelor’s degree, a law degree, and being a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Sheriff Livingston is renowned for his commitment to reducing crime and enhancing safety in the community.

“As your Sheriff, I have always prioritized keeping our neighborhoods safe and reducing crime,” said Sheriff Livingston. “I know Mike Barbanica shares these goals and has the experience and dedication needed to effectively serve as a County Supervisor. His extensive background in law enforcement and his commitment to public safety make him the ideal candidate for this position.”

Barbanica welcomed the endorsement, stating, “I am deeply honored to have the endorsement of Sheriff David Livingston. His achievements and dedication in law enforcement are an inspiration. This endorsement is not only a testament to our shared commitment to public safety but also to our vision of a secure and thriving Contra Costa County. Together, we can continue to work towards making our community a safer place for all.”

Barbanica’s campaign continues to gather momentum, buoyed by endorsements from prominent figures in law enforcement. His focus on public safety, community engagement, and effective governance has resonated with leaders and community members alike across Contra Costa County.

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