November ballot will be filled |

November ballot will be filled

Thirty-five local government jurisdictions including the city of South Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District will elect new leaders Nov. 3. The candidate filing period opened July 13 and will remain open until Aug. 7.

Three city council seats currently held by Margo Osti, Kevin Cole and Hal Cole will be filled by voters. Osti already announced she will not seek re-election.

Voters also will be able to pick a new city clerk and city treasurer in South Lake Tahoe.

Placerville, the only other incorporated city in El Dorado County, also will elect three city council members.

Seats held by Harry Norris in Trustee Area 1, Jim Powell in Trustee Area 2, and Erike Young in Trustee Area 4 on the El Dorado County Board of Education will be filled.

In the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District, the post held by Nancy O’Neill in Area 5 will be before voters.

The consolidated general election ballot will include nine school districts, two unified school districts, one high school district, eight fire protection districts, six community service districts, utility and recreation districts.

Declaration of candidacy papers are available at the El Dorado County Elections Department, 2850 Fairlane Court, Building C or from the Recorder-Clerk’s branch office at 3368 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Tahoe.

Papers for the South Lake Tahoe City Council election are available at the City Clerk’s office, 1052 Tata Lane.

In any race where an incumbent does not file for re-election, the deadline for filing papers will be extended from 5 p.m. on Aug. 7 until 5 p.m. Aug. 12.

In the case of both the Placerville and South Lake Tahoe municipal elections, candidates for council must be registered voters in the respective city.

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