Reminder: League to hold candidate forum in Portola on Oct. 4

The Nov. 8 General Election is just a little over a month away and soon ballots will be in the mail. The League of Women Voters of Plumas County is offering an opportunity for residents to hear from local candidates.

Candidates for Portola City Council, Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District – Trustee Areas 2 and 4, and Plumas Unified School District – Trustee Area 5, will meet the public in a forum sponsored by the League on Tuesday, Oct. 4 from 7-9 p.m. at the Portola Veterans Memorial Hall (449 W Sierra Ave. in Portola). All candidates are running for a 4-year term.

The forum will begin with the school board candidates and then conclud with the city council race.

The candidates for Portola City Council are:

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Phil M. Oels (Incumbent)

Bill Powers (Incumbent)

Leah L. Turner

The candidates for Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District – Trustee Area 2 are:

Adrienne Anila – Sierraville

Annie Tipton – Sierraville

The candidates for Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District – Trustee Area 4 are:

Kelly Champion – Loyalton

Jesse Whitley – Loyalton

The candidates for Plumas Unified School District – Trustee Area 5 are:

Leslie Edlund – Quincy (Incumbent)

Coby Hakalir – Blairsden

Each candidate will have 2 minutes for opening comments and to introduce themselves. The public will have an opportunity to submit written questions for all candidates on the evening of the event. After candidates have an opportunity to answer the questions, each candidate will have 2 minutes for closing comments.

For further information, contact Plumas League President Linda Judge at [email protected]

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization of women and men devoted to increasing civic dialogue and public involvement in democratic processes at the local, state and national levels.

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