March 3 candidates announced, election deadlines set

Information from the state regarding candidates for state office has not been released at deadline, but we know most of the candidates running for office in the March 3 election.

 

Susanville City Council

The city of Susanville announced the candidates who will appear on the Tuesday, March 3 ballot for the Susanville City Council.

Incumbents Joseph Franco, Kevin Stafford and Brian Wilson will face challengers Rod De Boer, Thomas Herrera and Quincy McCourt for three seats on the Susanville City Council during the March 3, 2020 election.

 

Lassen County Board of Supervisors

Incumbent District 1 Supervisor Chris Gallagher will face challengers Randy Darrow and Nicholas McBride.

Incumbent District 2 Supervisor David Teeter will face challenger Gary Bridges.

Incumbent District Supervisor Aaron Albaugh is unopposed. He will be appointed in lieu of election.

 

Lassen County Superior Court Judge, Department 2

Lassen County Superior Court Judge Mark Nareau is unopposed. He will be appointed in lieu of election.

 

California Senate District 1

Incumbent Brian Dahle will appear on the ballot. He is expected to face other opponents (not local), but that information has not been released by the California Secretary of State’s Office at deadline. Bill Monroe, Regional Director 1E of the Democratic Party, said Democrat Pamela Schwartz is seeking the Assembly District 1 seat. Other no party preference candidates also may run for this seat.

 

California Assembly District 1

Incumbent Republican Megan Dahle will appear on the ballot. She is expected to face other opponents (not local), but that information has not been released by the California Secretary of State’s Office at deadline. Monroe said Democrat Elizabeth Betancourt is seeking the Assembly District 1 seat. Other no party preference candidates also may run for this seat.

 

U.S. Congress District 1

According to Monroe, incumbent Republican Doug LaMalfa faces Democrat Audrey Denney for the U.S. Congress District 1 seat. Other no party preference candidates also may run for this seat.

 

March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election deadlines

Dec. 17 — Deadline set by the registrar of voters for submitting rebuttals to arguments in favor of and against a measure and impartial analyses.

Jan. 6 through Feb. 18 — Opening and closing of write-in candidacy; time for write-in candidates to obtain and file write-in nomination documents with the office of the registrar of voters.

Feb. 3 — First day of mailing Vote-by-Mail ballots.

Feb. 18 — Last day to register to vote for the March 3 election.

Feb. 25 — Last day to request a Vote-by-Mail ballot (5 p.m. deadline).

March 3 — Election Day (vote centers are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.).

April 2 — Registrar of voters to certify election results by April 2.