Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Fort Bragg Extends Nomination Period for City Council Candidates

The following is a press release issued by the City of Fort Bragg:

Vice Mayor Jessica Morsell-Haye has stated that she does not intend to run for reelection. Since all City Councilmember incumbents will not participate in re-election, the nomination period for the three open four-year City Council seats and the one open two-year City Council seat is extended to Wednesday, August 17, 2022, pursuant to the California Elections Code.

Nomination papers have been issued to eight potential candidates for the vacancies on the Fort Bragg City Council. As of Monday, August 1, 2022, one candidate has filed completed paperwork with City Clerk June Lemos, the City’s Elections Official. Councilmember Lindy Peters’ nomination papers were certified by the County Elections Office and he is qualified for the two-year term on the November ballot.

All other nominees will have until 5:00 PM on August 17 to return their paperwork. Once the County Elections Office certifies to the sufficiency of the nomination papers, the qualifying candidates will be eligible to appear on the November ballot.

“There is still time to become a candidate for Council,” Lemos said. “If you are interested in running, please contact me at (707) 961-1694 and make an appointment to be issued
nomination papers.”

The election is Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


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