League of Women Voters sponsors supervisor candidate forums

The League of Women Voters of Plumas County will hold two candidate forums this month for the March 3 county supervisor races representing Districts 1, 2 and 4.

Jane Braxton Little, president of the league, announced the January forums this week.

District 1

District 1 candidatesDwight Ceresola, a rancher; energy economist Jason E. Christian; and Portola City Councilman Bill Powers will face off Thursday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m., at the Portola Memorial Hall.

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District 1 represents portions of Eastern Plumas including Portola and the Sierra Valley.

District 2

District 2 incumbent Supervisor Kevin Goss will participate in the league’s Wednesday, Jan. 29, forum at 7 p.m., at the Greenville Town Hall opposite challengers Greg Cameron, a business owner; Lassen County Deputy Sheriff Officer Phil Shannon; and Michael Grant, a retired peace officer.

District 2 includes Indian Valley, the Feather River Canyon, parts of Quincy and a portion of the Highway 70 corridor to Camp Layman.

District 4

League of Women Voters members are in the planning stages for a forum to host District 4 supervisorial candidates Melissa Bishop, a certified nurse assistant; and retired Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood.

District 4 is comprised of much of Quincy and includes Meadow Valley and Bucks Lake.

Plumas County voters will participate in an all-mail ballot for the March 3 election.

The League of Women Voters of Plumas County is a nonpartisan organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government. The league influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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Plumas County Supervisor Candidate Forums

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Plumas County

District 1

7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23

Portola Memorial Hall

449 W. Sierra Ave.

District 2

7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29

Greenville Town Hall

(behind the fire hall)