Two debates set for supervisor candidates |

Two debates set for supervisor candidates

There will be two debates at the end of May between candidates for El Dorado County District 5 supervisor and one debate for district attorney candidates.

The South Lake Tahoe Lodging Association will host a debate Tuesday May 30 at 2:30 p.m. at the Inn by the Lake Event Center for supervisor candidate Ted Long and incumbent Supervisor Norma Santiago.

Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe will host a debate May 31 at noon at Harrah’s convention center for both the supervisor’s candidates and District Attorney Gary Lacey and competitor Vern Pierson.

Each debate is open to the public and will feature a limited timed format.

Candidates will provide an opening statement, and then field questions from the debate organizers and members of the audience as time permits.

To RSVP for a $10 lunch available at the Soroptimist debate, leave a message at (530) 573-2433 by May 24. Suggested questions will be accepted at that phone number or by e-mail to forum organizer Linda Mendizabal at

For more information on the lodging association’s debate, visit their Web site at or contact President Jerry Bindel at (530) 544-1685, ext. 703.

Debate dates

— May 30, 2:30 p.m., Inn by the Lake

— May 31, noon, Harrah’s convention center

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