Candidates - Election; Nov.6, 2012 - This resource page is a work-in-progress - check back often for new information.
The information below is based on the Garberville/Redway Sample Ballot (all candidates listed in order as they appear on the Ballot).
- Click here for Sample Ballots for other Humboldt County areas.
- Click here for a resource page covering the BALLOT PROPOSITIONS.
Notice: To ensure all voters can get to the polls on November 6, California law provides employees up to two hours off to vote if they do not have enough time to do so during non-work hours. Polling places will be open between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. Click here for more information on this law.
The list of President/Vice President Candidates is as follows:
- JILL STEIN and CHERI HONKALA (Green Party)
- THOMAS HOEFLING and ROBERT ORNELAS (America's Party and American Independent Party)
- MITT ROMNEY and PAUL RYAN (Republican Party)
- GARY JOHNSON and JAMES P. GRAY (Libertarian "Party)
- ROSEANNE BARR and CINDY SHEEHAN (Peace and Freedom Party)
- BARACK OBAMA and JOSEPH BIDEN (Democratic Party)
Candidates for U.S. Senate:
- ELIZABETH EMKEN-Businesswoman/Nonprofit Executive (Republican)
- DIANNE FEINSTEIN-United States Senator (Democratic)
U.S. Congressional Representative-2nd District Race:
- JARED HUFFMAN-Environmental Attorney/Assemblymember (Democratic)
- DANIEL W. ROBERTS-Local Independent Businessman (Republican)
Candidates for State Assembly - District 2
- WESLEY CHESBRO-Member of the Assembly (Democratic)
- TOM LYNCH Father-Small Businessman Member of the Assembly (Democratic)
Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District, Governing Board Member (4 year term) - Vote for no more than TWO
- DAVID ORDONEZ-Retired Firefighter - Use the player below to hear News Coordinator, Cynthia Elkins interview Candidate David Ordonez. This interview was aired on KMUD News on Oct. 8, 2012 by KMUD News Coordinator, Terri Klemetson.
- CORINNE STROMSTAD-Appointed Incumbent - Use the player below to hear News Coordinator, Terri Klemetson, interview Candidate Corrinne Stromstad. This interview aired on KMUD News on Oct. 15, 2012 and begins with Stromstad explaining why she originally got involved with the Healthcare District almost 14 years ago.
- KAREN RUTH-Retired Geneticist - Use the player below to hear News Coordinator, Terri Klemetson, interview Candidate Karen Ruth. This interview aired on the KMUD Local News on Oct. 24, 2012
- BETH BENNETT-ALLEN-Patient Advocate-Use the player below to hear News Coordinator, Cynthia Elkins interview Candidate Beth Bennett-Allen.This interview was aired on KMUD News on Oct. 10, 2012 by KMUD Newscaster, Dave Brooksher.
Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District, Governing Board Member (2 year term) - Vote for ONE
- CLIFTON ANDERSON-Appointed Incumbent
- JUDITH A. GONZALES-Retired Business Owner - Use the player below to hear News Coordinator, Terri Klemetson, interview Candidate Judith (Judi) Gonzales. This interview aired on the KMUD Local News on Oct. 25, 2012.
In the three seat race for Humboldt County Board of Supervisors the final results of total vote in the June 5, 2012 election were as follows:
District #1:Rex Bohn won easily with 67%, while Cheryl Seidner trailed with 29 percent, and Annette De Modenafinished with 7%.
District #2:Estelle Fennel won with 53% of the vote to incumbant Clif Clendenen's 47%
District #3:Incumbant Mark Lovelace claimed victory with 67% of the final vote to Karen Brooks' 32%.
The three victorious candidates in the Supervisor's election all won outright, avoiding runoff elections in November. Rex Bohn was seated prematurally when Jimmy Smith resigned early because of illness (click here to see that story). Estelle Fennel will be seated in January and Mark Lovelace will be re-seated to serve another 4-year term.
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