BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Chris Howard and Gerry Hemmingsen will stay in their seats as Del Norte County Supervisors according to preliminary results from the county elections office.

Hemmingsen received 51.75% of the vote in the fourth district contest.  The next nearest candidate,  David Mason received 25.5% of the vote.  If these numbers hold when results are finalized, Hemmingsen will retain the seat without a runoff.

Incumbent Chris Howard received 66.1% of the votes cast.  His only rival, Jake Smith pulled in 397 votes for 33.64%.

Who are the Board of Supervisors?

May 24, 2018
Anne Maher / The Northcoast Environmental Center

Elections are coming up June 5, and that means it is time once again to vote for local measures and candidates, including the Board of Supervisors. For this EcoNews Report the Northcoast Environmental Center’s Anne Maher speaks to Mark Lovelace, former 3rd District Humboldt County Supervisor, about the roles and responsibilities the Board of Supervisors has, especially in regards to environmental work. Afterwards, hear the NEC’s questions to the candidates (and their responses) at the May 10 Humboldt County Supervisors Forum.