California Political News has a New Leader in Halfway To Concord, Per Compete

Concord, California (EastBayDaily) — According to, Halfway To Concord, an independent California political news blog, now matches or delivers more unique monthly visitors than many other leading California politics news sites. Halfway To Concord–which recently reported on citizen complaints of “California Election Code Violations by the Contra Costa Republican Party”, that impact California’s contentious 10th Congressional District (CD-10) Special Election to fill Rep Ellen Tauscher’s seat–recently surpassed Rough and Tumble, CA Political News, Calitics, CA Majority Report, and Total Capitol, among others.

“Halfway To Concord provides an important alternative to the failed, ham-fisted journalism of daily newspapers and link-bait portal sites that simply republish RSS feeds,” said Bill Gram-Reefer, editor and publisher. “Halfway To Concord delivers an engaged, affluent, mature, and highly educated audience that is ideal for corporate, consumer, public affairs, and campaign advertisers.”

According to stats from industry metrics provder Compete, as of August 2009, unique monthly visitors (8,881) to Halfway to Concord has grown +1,245% year over year, to compete with Flash Report (13,950) and Calitics (9,903) as an incredible value for advertisers.

Furthermore, according to Compete, Halfway To Concord has surpassed other well known California politics news sites including, Total Capitol (7,837), Rough and Tumble (6,996), CA Political News (5,180), CA Majority Report (1,264) as well outshine expensive, regional, monthly lifestyle magazines like Diablo (10,398) and Solano (5,244) Magazines, in addition to other hyper-local blogs.

Founded by Editor and Publisher, Bill Gram-Reefer in 2004, Halfway To Concord, based in Concord, CA, is an Award-Winning blog that delivers independent news and opinion on the California political scene incuding Contra Costa and East Bay political news. Visit Halfway To Concord at