California is holding primary elections on Tuesday, June 8. In Humboldt County voters will be choosing a District Attorney, a new Tax Assessor, and a new Sheriff. In an effort to educate and inform voters, KMUD will have the following talk shows with the candidates (if you missed a show, check it out in the KMUD Audio Archive):
March 3: 7-8pm Civil Liberties Hour with Sheriff candidate Mike Hislop
March 10: 8:30-9:30pm Interview with Sheriff candidate Mike Downey
March 24: 8:30-9:30pm Interview with District Attorney candidate Paul Gallegos (incumbent)
March 30: 7-8pm
Interview with District Attorney candidate Kathleen Bryson to be rescheduled. Instead Michael Richardson, Senior Planner for Humboldt County, was the guest of Bonnie Blackberry and Charley Custer.
March 31: 7-8pm Interview with District Attorney candidate Paul Hagen
April 7: 7-8pm Interview with 4th District Attorney candidate Allison Jackson (date not confirmed yet)
April 28: 8:30-9:30 pm Interview with the Tax Assessor candidates
May 5: 7-8pm Interview with the Tax Assessor candidates
KMUD will also simulcast the following forums with all the candidates from the Veterans Hall in Garberville:
April 14, 7 to 8:30 pm: Sherriff Candidates
April 27, 7 to 8:30 pm: District Attorney candidates (originally scheduled for April 28)
Both forums are sponsored and presented by the League of Women Voters and co-sponsored by the Civil Liberties Monitoring Project.
Last day to register to vote in the primaries is May 24.