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CAMPAIGN CANDIDATE SERVICES Officer Kim Smith, right, Friday explains the process of collecting signatures to Jason Mallory of South Lake Tahoe,left and Lori Parlin of Shingle Springs as Registrar of Voters Bill Schultz looks on. Schultz, who is elected recorder-clerk, will be seeking reelection in 2014 as well. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

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From page A1 | December 30, 2013 | 4 Comments

The election season is already underway as a handful of candidates visited the El Dorado County Elections Department on Dec. 27 to pick up paperwork and take the first steps in launching their campaigns.

A large number of national and state positions will be up for grabs in the 2014 election including U.S. Representative in the 4th Congressional District, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Controller, State Treasurer, Insurance Commissioner, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, State Board of Equalization — District 2, and Assembly representatives in the 5th and 6th Districts.

Locally El Dorado County residents will elect an Assessor, Auditor-Controller, District Attorney, Recorder-Clerk, Sheriff, Surveyor, Superintendent of Schools, Treasurer-Tax Collector, and Superior Court Judges in Offices 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Residents will also elect two new members to the Board of Supervisors as Ron Briggs in District 4 and Norma Santiago in District 5 are termed out, with the county Charter allowing only two consecutive terms.

As of Friday a number of candidates had dropped by the Elections Office to pick up petitions so they can start collecting signatures in lieu of paying all or part of their filing fee. Filing fees vary by office, with each qualifying signature counting as 25 cents toward the fee.

Walking new candidates through the process were Linda Webster, the assistant registrar of voters, and Kim Smith, who is in charge of candidate services.

Already signaling their intention to run are “Bo” Bogdan Ambrozewicz of Auburn for Lieutenant Governor; Jason Mallory of Stateline, Nev. for U.S. Representative in the 4th District; Tim Palmer, Lori Parlin, Michael Jon Pettibone and Michael Ranalli for county supervisor in the 4th District; Joe Harn for Auditor-Controller; Bill Schultz for Recorder-Clerk and C.L. Raffety for Treasurer-Tax Collector.

Candidates have from Feb. 10 to March 7 to officially declare as a candidate and file nomination papers. Judicial candidates have an earlier deadline for declaring their interest in running. The deadline for turning in signatures is in February and varies by office.

So far the election has attracted an eclectic group of people who are campaigning for the first time including Tim Palmer of Cool who has taught at the elementary, high school and college level along with Shingle Springs activist Lori Parlin. Palmer said he’s running because he enjoys helping people. Parlin said she was encouraged to run by those who want to keep the county rural and maintain its quality of life.

Joining them is another first time candidate Jason Mallory who is running for Congress in the 4th Congressional District. A self-described author, entrepreneur, journalist, and teacher, Mallory said he has an idea for a better future by “responsibly assimilating technology into the workforce.”

The primary election is scheduled for June 3.

Contact Dawn Hodson at 530-344-5071 or dhodson@mtdemocrat.net. Follow @DHodsonMtDemo on Twitter.

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  • Fran DuchampDecember 27, 2013 - 8:31 pm

    lololol...let the games begin...I like Lori--too bad she is not in my district. Lori Parlin...so far the only person I have met who hasnt tried to lie, cheat, or mislead with baffling information. I like Mr. Michael Ranalli as a person...but look at his playmates--scary group of "urban" theorists. Whenever your friends are realtors and developers--there may be a problem. lololol well good luck to all. No one seems to be running in Pollock ...so once again our supervisor will live 50 miles away.

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  • VernDecember 30, 2013 - 9:05 am

    Why would a guy almost 80 years old with few if any modern computer and management skills. Who seems confused most of the time and has just received a major pay cut of 20% which his PERS retirement check is based on, run for reelection? It’s simple; in the past when the county wants to keep control of an elected position they run the incumbent who retires shortly after allowing the BOS to appoint who they want rather than forgo the cost of a special election. The appointed person becomes a shoe in the next election. I can’t believe there’s not a young smart person in our county who will run against Shultz, $ 150,000 + a year not a bad job. I’ll but up the first $2,000.00 in campaign funds.………

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  • Jason MalloryJanuary 01, 2014 - 9:11 pm

    @ Vern - That is an interesting offer. please contact me via: www.JasonMalloryForCongress.weebly.com

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  • gfhhhJanuary 16, 2014 - 7:11 pm

    sorry but Jason Mallory the amateur writer why am I recieivijgvemail from you?

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