Monday, July 20, 2015

Off Year elections...

They're not high-profile, and they don't pay much if anything, but really, this is what it's all about:

Wanted: A couple hundred good candidates - Jack Durham/Mad River Union

Candidates are needed for more than 200 open seats up for grabs Nov. 3 on the boards of schools and special districts throughout Humboldt County.

There are several races in which the seats held by board majorities are open, meaning that power structures could shift in communities if residents so desire – assuming there are enough candidates willing to run.

ELECTION SEASON BEGINS!
Filing opened: Monday, July 13
Filing closes: Friday August 7 at 5:pm
If an incumbent in a race fails to file for a seat, the deadline for that race is extended to 5:pmm Wednesday, August 12
Humboldt County Elections Office
3033 H St. Room 20, Eureka
http://humboldtgov.org/890/Elections-Voter-Registration
For example, there are three open seats on the five-member Manila Community Services District Board of Directors. There are also three seats – a board majority – open on the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District. There are many more scattered throughout the county, including the McKinleyville Union School District, which has four of its five seats up for grabs.
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Next Election November 3, 2015

Election Calendar
Candidate Guide
Voter Information Request
Fee Schedule
School Districts: Available Positions
Special Districts: Available Positions

You should run!

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