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Transition to By-Trustee Area Elections


The Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) currently elects the members of its Board of Education through an at-large election system. Under this system, candidates for the Board may reside anywhere within the District’s boundary and are elected by the registered voters who also reside within this boundary.


In accordance with the California Voting Rights Act, the District is transitioning to a by-trustee area election system, in which the District’s area of service is divided into trustee areas or districts. Voters in each of these trustee areas then elect their Board of Education representative, who must also reside in the respective trustee area.


The process timeline includes a series of public hearings to receive community input on the criteria to be used in preparing trustee area maps.  Additional hearings will be held once draft maps are prepared, allowing the community to provide additional input. A primary goal when drawing trustee election districts is to draw boundary lines that keep neighborhoods and/or clusters of neighborhoods together, which is why input from the community is essential. As dates and locations for these hearings are finalized, the timeline below will be updated.

Timeline & Key Dates

Draft Trustee Area Maps

Frequently Asked Questions

Resources & Contacts

California Voting Rights Act

Mt. Diablo Unified School District

Redistricting Documents


Lawrence M. Schoenke

(925) 251-8505

What's Next?

Community forums to provide for public review and input on draft maps for the five trustee areas will be held as follows: Translations from English to Spanish and American Sign Language will be provided.

Community Forum Flyers
Arabic | Chinese | Dari | English | Farsi | Hindi | Korean | Pashto | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese 



Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Loma Vista Adult School

Noon – 1 p.m.

Willow Creek Center

5 – 6 p.m.

Pleasant Hill Middle School

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.


Thursday, August 22, 2019

Pine Hollow Middle School

5 – 6 p.m.

Foothill Middle School

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.


Thursday, August 29, 2019

District Office/Board Room

5 – 6 p.m.

Riverview Middle School

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.