FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Aug. 6, 2014 —
The regular filing period for those interested in running for mayor, city council or school board in West Sacramento’s November ballot ends on Friday, Aug. 8.
(The deadline will be extended for challengers by five days in any race in which an incumbent fails to file to run again.)
So far, here’s how the field is shaping up.
There are two available seats on the board of trustees of the Washington Unified School District.
Incumbent Sarah-Kirby Gonzalez (an incumbent/teacher/parent from Southport) has filed to run for another four-year term. Fellow incumbent Adam Menke has told the News-Ledger he plans to do the same.
Challengers thus far include Jeff Reyes (school counselor/educator from Prosser Street), Bernadette R. Austin (parent/community developer from Hearst Street) and Norma Alcala (occupation unlisted, but known to the News-Ledger as a business owner and Democratic activist, residing on Woodhaven Lane).
They are vying for two available seats, each with a four-year term.
Meanwhile, no one has yet filed to run for mayor or city council.
Incumbent mayor Christopher Cabaldon has “pulled papers” (taken out his candidacy paperwork) from city hall in advance of seeking another two-year term. Newcomer Narinderpal Singh Hundal has done the same.
For the city council race, both incumbents — Mark Johannessen and Chris Ledesma — have taken out their candidacy papers.
So have potential challengers Jeff Lyon, Nancy Tran and Robb White.
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