Elections 2020

Here's a collection of Election information for 2020

1/28/2020 1st District Supervisor Candidates Forum

Jan 29, 2020
photo by Alicia Bales

On Tuesday, January 28th the Mendocino Women's Political Coalition, the American Association of University Women, and the Ukiah Daily Journal sponsored a Candidate Forum at the Ukiah City Council Chambers, with the candidates for the First and Second District Supervisors races.

This is a recording of the 1st District Supervisor Candidates Forum, moderated by Mary Ann Villwock and featuring candidates James Green, Glenn McGourty, Jon Kennedy and John Sakowicz.

Elections are coming right up, and there are three races for Supervisor in Mendocino County: 1st District (Potter Valley, Redwood Valley, Talmage), 2nd District (Ukiah), and 4th District (Fort Bragg). With Carre Brown of Potter Valley and John McCowen of Ukiah retiring at the end of this term, two new faces are sure to be on the board. Fourth District incumbent Dan Gjerde is facing a challenge from current Fort Bragg Council member Lindy Peters.

1/28/2020 Measure D Forum with Holly Madrigal

Jan 28, 2020
photo by Alicia Bales

On March 3rd, Mendocino County will vote on Measure D, which would create a 10% transient occupancy tax for the unincorporated areas of the county to fund volunteer fire departments. On January 28th, 2020, host Holly Madrigal moderated a discussion about Measure D with 5th District Supervisor Ted Williams and retired Mendocino Fire Chief Ed O'Brien.  Listen to the program here:

1/16/2020 4th District Supervisor Candidates' Forum

Jan 17, 2020
Jenny Shattuck


On Thursday, January 16th, the two candidates running for 4th District Supervisor participated in a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters at Fort Bragg Town Hall. Incumbent Dan Gjerde and challenger Lindy Peters answered audience questions read by moderators about issues relevant to 4th District Voters.

photo by Alicia Bales

A discussion hosted by Kate Maxwell and Adrian Fernandez Bauman of the Mencocino Voice newspaper http://mendovoice.com about the key Mendocino races on the March 3rd ballot.