By Donna Westfall – September 30, 2019
Have you had anyone knock on your door announcing their intention to run for office?
So far, there are six people who have taken out papers:
For Del Norte County Board of Supervisors:
District 1 – John Pritchett
John currently sits on the Del Norte County 41st District Fairgrounds Board
District 2 – Jim Ramsey, Lori Cowan and Valerie Starkey
Jim Ramsey currently sits on the Harbor Commission.
Lori Cowan is the incumbent
Valerie Starkey is a retired Probation Officer of 30 years
District 5 – Bob Berkowitz is the incumbent
For Judge the filing fee is $2,074.24:
Darren McElfresh is the incumbent
In lieu of paying $389.78 filing fee, each person taking out papers for the Board of Supervisor position can gather between 20 and 40 signatures of registered voters. The first 20 valid signatures quality.
Papers can be picked up at the Del Norte County Recorder’s office as there is still plenty of time for those interested in running for office. The last date to submit papers is November 6th.