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Eastern Sierra News for June 21, 2024





votersSeats on the Inyo and Mono Boards of Supervisors are up for election Tuesday.   Several incumbent supervisors in both counties are trying to retain their seats but are challenged by a number of candidates.

Competing in Inyo District 2 – incumbent Supervisor Susan Cash; Jeff Griffiths, Bishop City Councilman; Russ Aldridge, small business owner.

In District 4 – Incumbent Supervisor Marty Fortney, Independence residents Nina Weisman and Christopher Dangwillo and from Big Pine – Mark Tillemans.

In District 5 – Incumbent Supervisor Richard Cervantes, Matt Kingsley and Jim Gentry.

Competing in Mono County in District 2 – Incumbent Supervisor Hap Hazard and Long Valley Fire Chief Fred Stump.

In District 3 – Incumbent Supervisor Vikki Bauer and Tim Alpers

In District 4 – Jan Huggans, Tim Fesko and Bob Peters.

Inyo and Mono also have a Congressional race in new District 8.  There are 13 candidates which some reports have said is the most candidates in a California congressional race on record.  Inyo and Mono historically have a high voter turn-out and so even our sparsely populated are is critical in this race.  A run-off is expected.

We will post results on our website, and report on radio and TV news when information becomes available.