Don't forget to vote on Super Tuesday, Feb. 5
Julie Bustamante, Lassen County Clerk, encouraged everyone to “Get out and vote. We need as many people to vote as possible.”
Bustamante said people who can’t get to their polling places can get a ballot and vote at the county clerk’s office located in the Lassen County Courthouse up until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5.
Registered voters in Lassen County may vote in their precincts at the Westwood Visitor’s Center, 462-885 Third St., Westwood; Richmond Elementary School, 700-585 Richmond Road, Susanville; Monsignor Moran Hall, corner of North and Weatherlow streets, Susanville; Jensen Hall, Lassen County Fairgrounds, Susanville; the Susan River Fire District Station, 705-145 Highway 395 East, Johnstonville; the Janesville Fire Hall, 463-390 Main St., Janesville; the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 710-045 Highway 395 East, Standish; the Bieber Memorial Building, 657-575 Bridge St. Bieber; and, the South Lassen Senior Citizens Building, 434-685 Doyle Loop, Doyle.
New polling places
Voters who normally vote at the Johnstonville Grange Hall (precinct 303, consolidated precinct 13, precincts 504 and 513 and consolidated precinct 21) will now vote at the new Susan River Fire District Station located at 705-145 Highway 395 East in Johnstonville.
Voters who normally vote at the Standish Bible Church (precincts 501, 502, 503 and consolidated precinct 20) will now vote at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 718-045 Highway 395 East in Standish.
Voters in Herlong (precincts 505, 506, 508 and consolidated precinct 22) will now vote by mail. Pursuant to elections code section 3005, there will no longer be a polling place in Herlong.
Voting by mail
Completed vote by mail ballots must be received in the Lassen County Clerk’s Office or any polling place within the county no later than 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5. A vote-by-mail voter must mail or deliver only his or her own ballot.
Ballots received after 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 cannot be counted regardless of the postmarks.
Questions or more information
If you have any questions about these changes or for more information on voting, call 251-8217.
What’s on the ballot?
All voters may cast a vote for nine statewide measures including a constitutional amendment to change the way motor vehicle fuel taxes are retained, a change in the funding mechanism for community colleges, a constitutional amendment setting term limits for state legislators and four referendums on Indian gaming.
Who’s on the ballot?
Those registered with the Democratic Party also may vote for the presidential candidate of their choice including, Chris Dodd, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Bill Richardson, Dennis Kucinich, Mike Gravel and John Edwards.
Those registered with the Republican Party also may vote for the presidential candidate of their choice including, Fred Thompson, Tom Tancredo, Rudy Giuliani John H. Cox, Sam Brownback, Ron Paul, John McCain, Mitt Romney, Alan Keyes, Mike Chickadee and Duncan Hunter.
All these presidential candidates qualified to be listed on the Feb. 5 ballot, but some of them have dropped out of the race and are no longer be seeking their party’s nomination for the presidency.
Those registered with the American Independent Party also may vote for the presidential candidate of their choice including, Mad Max Reeks, Diane Beall Templin and Don J. Grundmann.
Those registered with the Green Party also may vote for the presidential candidate of their choice including Kat Swift, Kent Mesplay, Cynthia McKinney, Jesse Johnson, Ralph Nader, Jared Ball and Elaine Brown.
Those registered with the Libertarian Party also may vote for the presidential candidate of their choice including Alden Link, Daniel Imperato, Christine Smith, George Phillies, Robert Milnes, Michael P. Jingozian, Bob Jackson, Wayne A. Root, Steve Kubby, John Finan, Barry Hess and Dave Hollist.
Those registered with the Peace and Freedom Party also may vote for the presidential candidate of their choice including John Crockford, Stewart A. Alexander, Cynthia McKinney, Brian Moore, Ralph Nader, Stanley Hetz and Gloria E. La Riva.
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