On November 6, VOTE by mail or at your polling place for the 3 INDEPENDENT candidates you believe will do the best job over the next 4 years. Vote for strong leaders who listen to all sides and make their own decisions.

Starting next January, when new members join City Council, hold them and the 3 incumbents accountable to all people who live and work in Richmond.

For me to help create the best possible Richmond, I need your contribution now, and your vote on November 6.

Your contribution is your investment in the future of Richmond.

To contribute to my campaign, click the gold DONATE button at the top of any page on this website. I will gratefully accept your contribution in any amount.

If you’re not registered to vote, please register now. Look for the REGISTER TO VOTE icon at the bottom of this page. You can register online in English, Spanish, or eight other languages.

And let’s talk - about what’s important to YOU. Call me at 510.812.1903.

Thank you for your support.
— Diego Garcia, INDEPENDENT thinker, leader, decision-maker

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Diego Garcia is one of Richmond's most recognized and respected community leaders, with a 23-year track record of accomplishments in:

  • Community service
  • Education
  • Violence prevention
  • Civil rights
  • Youth recreation

Diego has lived in Richmond, California since early childhood, a total of 40 years. His vision for ALL RICHMOND stems from his history of volunteer service, civic leadership, and community activism.

Diego is a loving family man, an experienced and successful businessman, a dedicated volunteer, and a proven leader who has founded youth programs and served on city commissions.

If you're looking for another career politician, you won't find one here. Diego is truly a public servant who brings an independent voice of reason to Richmond city government.

We invite you to join your family, friends, and neighbors and vote for Diego Garcia for Richmond City Council. Do your part to shape Richmond's future!

Campaign Contacts


Diego Garcia for City Council 2018
2217 Visalia Avenue
Richmond CA 94801



Lorne Evje [EV-yuh]
Chief of Staff


A leader's voice.
A vision for ALL Richmond.

Running as a true independent, Diego Garcia is campaigning on a platform without corporate contributions or ties to any political organization. A political newcomer with a broad base of support, Diego Garcia brings to city government a wealth of experience in business, crime prevention, education, and community service.

Over the course of two decades, he has earned the respect and trust of city and county leaders, educators, business people, and families and youth. Diego's supporters include Richmond residents of every age, race, and background.

With many longtime supporters urging him to take his vision, voice, and leadership to the next level, Diego is ready to help Richmond become the community it deserves to be: a place where natives and newcomers want to live, work, and play. Our city needs the voice and the vision of an independent leader who will advocate for ALL of Richmond's residents.

Join Diego on Twitter @VoteDiegoGarcia