The slate of candidates running for election this year is slowly filling out.
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The already crowded field of those running for District 4 Supervisor is now up to nine, including Scott McNeil (Board member CPCSD — Cameron Park), Tim Palmer (educator — Cool), Mike Pettibone (businessman — Shingle Springs), Michael Ranalli (businessman — Lotus), Dave Souza (rancher — Garden Valley), Winston Pingrey (private investigator — Shingle Springs), Howard Penn (businessman — Coloma), Lori Parlin (community activist — Shingle Springs), with Mike Maruniak (operating engineer — Placerville) being the latest person to throw his hat in the ring.
In the District 5 Supervisor’s race, the candidates are Gerri Grego (project manager), Sue Novasel (businesswoman) and Angela Swanson (city council member) — all from the South Lake Tahoe area.
Candidates for Superior Court Judge, Office 1, are Vicki Ashworth, David Combellack and Joseph Weinberger. In Office 3, the sole candidate for Superior Court Judge is Suzanne Kingsbury. In Office 4, the sole candidate for Superior Court Judge is Steven Bailey. Candidates for Superior Court Judge, Office 5, are Joseph Hoffman and Dylan Mary Sullivan. For Superior Court Judge, Office 6, the sole candidate is James Robert Wagoner.
Running for reelection as incumbents for county positions are Jeremy Meyers for Superintendent of Schools, Karl Weiland for Assessor, Joe Harn for Auditor-Controller, Vern Pierson for District Attorney, Bill Schultz for Recorder-Clerk, John D’Agostini for Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator, Rich Briner for Surveyor and C.L. Raffety for Treasurer-Tax Collector.
Running for Lieutenant Governor is Bogdan “Bo” Ambrozewicz. Jason Mallory, a writer/journalist from South Lake Tahoe, and Kris Johnson, an engineer living in Granite Bay, are running for U.S. Representative, 4th District, against incumbent Tom McClintock.
Candidates for most offices have until March 7 to file their declaration of candidacy and nomination papers. The deadline is Feb. 5 for Superior Court candidates to file their declaration of intent.
Contact Dawn Hodson at 530-344-5071 or [email protected] Follow @DHodsonMtDemo on Twitter.