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Humboldt County Election Coverage

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A forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County featuring Candidates for the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation & Conservation District, Division 4: Marian Brady, Richard Marks on October 17, 2018. The forum was moderated by Nancy Kay of the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County.


This North Coast People's Alliance Accountability TV endorsement series hosted by Patti Rose and Mateo Rebecchi discussing their work on the Yes on Prop 10 campaign.


North Coast People's Alliance Accountability TV endorsement series featuring host Kathryn Donahue in a conversation with two candidates - Desiree Davenport running for Humboldt Community Services District and Erik Rydberg, running for McKinleyville Community Services District.


NCPA host Carrie Peyton-Dahlberg talks with Eureka Mayoral candidate, Susan Seaman in the Accountability TV endorsement series.


Rotary Club of Eureka hosted a candidate forum on Monday, October 8 featuring candidates for Eureka City Council, Ward 3 and Ward 5 and Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation & Conservation District, Division 4. Candidates for Eureka City Council - Ward 3: Natalie Arroyo, Jeannie Breslin, John Fullerton. Candidates for Eureka City Council - Ward 5: Kim Bergel, Joe Bonino. Candidates for Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation & Conservation District, Division 4: Marian Brady, Richard Marks. The forum was moderated by the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County.


Eureka City Council Candidate Forum featuring candidates from Ward 5 & Mayoral candidates on October 1, 2018 (Day 2). Forum moderated by Renee Saucedo. Candidates for Eureka City Council - Ward 5: Kim Bergel, Joe Bonino. Candidates for Eureka Mayor: Michelle Cosantine, Heidi Messner, Susan Seaman. Sponsored by AHHA, Centro del Pueblo, Central Labor Council, Cooperation Humboldt, Health Care for All, Move to Amend, NAACP, North Coast People's Alliance, Northcoast Environmental Center.


Arcata City Council Candidate Forum held on October 2, 2018 at the Arcata Playhouse. City Council Candidates: Valerie Rose-Campbell, Sofia Pereira, Brett Watson.


Straight Talk in Humboldt with Host Scott Malcolm and Guest Michelle Costantine, Candidate for Mayor of the City of Eureka


North Coast People's Alliance Accountability TV. Accountability TV-endorsed candidate series with Arcata City Council candidates Sofia Pereira and Brett Watson, hosted by Kathryn Donahue.


Rotary Club of Eureka hosted a candidate forum on Monday, October 1, 2018, featuring candidates for Eureka Mayor and Eureka City Council, Ward 1. Candidates for Eureka Mayor: Michelle Constantine, Heidi Messner, Susan Seaman. Candidates for Eureka City Council - Ward 1: Caroline Brooks, Leslie Castellano, Hailey Lamb, Anthony Mantova. The forum was moderated by the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County.


Eureka candidate forums sponsored by the Humboldt Association of Realtors held on September 25, 2018 at the Eureka Woman's Club featuring candidates for the Eureka City Council - Ward 1. Presented by Marvin Timbol.


Eureka candidate forums sponsored by the Humboldt Association of Realtors held on September 25, 2018 at the Eureka Woman's Club featuring candidates for Eureka Mayor, Heidi Messner and Susan Seaman.


North Coast People's Alliance Accountability TV. November 2018 endorsements for Eureka City Council, Natalie Arroyo and Leslie Castellano talk with Caroline Griffith of the NCPA.


North Coast People's Alliance (NCPA) Accountability TV talks with Xochitl Cabrera, Centro del Pueblo organizer, about Measure K, on the November ballot to make Humboldt a Sanctuary County.


A listing of candidates running for office in local school districts and special district races.


Straight Talk in Humboldt with Host Scott Malcolm and Guest Susan Seaman, Candidate for Mayor of the City of Eureka.


Straight Talk in Humboldt with Host Scott Malcolm and Guest Heidi Messner, Candidate for Mayor of the City of Eureka.


Regional Ballot Measure Summary for election on November 6, 2018.


A listing of candidates running for office in local city races.


A Voter Information Guide to Statewide Candidates for California's General Election on November 6, 2018.


A Voter Information Guide to Statewide Measures for California's General Election November 6, 2018.


Straight Talk in Humboldt with Host Scott Malcolm and Guest Anthony Mantova, Eureka City Council Candidate, Ward 1. July 2018.


Candidates for Humboldt County 4th & 5th Districts respond to questions from multiple political, labor and environmental organizations. Sponsored by Affordable Homeless Housing Alternatives (AHHA), Cooperation Humboldt, Health Care for All, Humboldt Del-Norte Central Labor Council, Move to Amend, North Coast People's Alliance and True North Organizing.


Voter information for Humboldt County races and measures up for consideration in the 2018 Primary Election on June 5, 2018.


Voter information for the California Direct Primary Election on June 5, 2018. Information on 2018 statewide ballot measures and candidates for statewide office.


Humboldt County Board of Supervisors 4th District Candidate Forum hosted by the Rotary Club of Eureka and sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County on April 23, 2018. Humboldt County 4th District Supervisor candidates: Mary Ann Lyons, Dani Burkhart, and Virginia Bass.


A forum with 5th District Humboldt County Supervisor Candidates Steve Madrone and Ryan Sundberg held on April 23, 2018 at Azalea Hall in McKinleyville, California. The forum was moderated by the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County and hosted by the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce.


Humboldt County 4th District Supervisor candidates Mary Ann Lyons, Dani Burkhart, and Virginia Bass participate in a question and answer session hosted by the Eureka Chamber of Commerce.


A Green Way Forward host David Cobb talks about the role third parties have played in achieving rights and protections for Americans as well as the importance of real choice in elections.


Election Coverage by KEET PBS North Coast

PBS North Coast and the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County present a forum for candidates running to represent the First Ward on the Eureka City Council. The candidates are Caroline Brooks, Leslie Castellano, Hailey Lamb, and Anthony Mantova.


PBS North Coast and the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County present a forum for candidates running to represent the Fourth District on the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. The candidates are Virginia Bass, Incumbent, Dani Burkhart and Mary Ann Lyons, challengers.


PBS North Coast and the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County present a forum for candidates running to represent the Fifth District on the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. The candidates are Ryan Sundberg, incumbent, and Steve Madrone, challenger.


PBS North Coast and the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County present a forum for candidates running for Auditor/Controller. The candidates are Mike Lorig and Karen Paz Dominguez.


PBS North Coast and the League of Woman Voters of Humboldt County Present a Forum for candidates seeking to become the Superior Court Judge Department A of Humboldt County. The candidates are Lathe Gill and Lawrence Killoran.


PBS North Coast and the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County present a forum for candidates running to represent the Fourth District on the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. The candidates are Virginia Bass, incumbent, Dani Burkhart and Mary Ann Lyons, challengers.