PALM SPRINGS —Nearly seven months after the first person announced his candidacy for Palm Springs City Council, the roster of candidates who qualified to be on the Nov. 5 ballot is cemented.
Since January, at least two residents who filed a Candidate Intention Statement withdrew. They are Carl Baker, a lobbyist for Desert AIDS Project, and Summer Helene, whose legal name is Summer Morris, a business executive in the entertainment industry.
The last day to officially file for the Nov. 5 election was Friday, Aug. 9.
The roster of candidates that will appear on the ballot, according to the Palm Springs City Clerk’s office, are:
- Grace Garner —
- Scott Myer — Learn more about him by clicking here.
- Michael Shogren —
- Les Young — Learn more about him by clicking here.
- Adrian Alcantar — Learn more about him by clicking here.
- Peter J. Maietta — Learn more about him by clicking here.
- Dennis Woods — Learn more about him by clicking here.
- Michael J. Dilger — Learn more about him by clicking here.
- Geoffrey Kors — Learn more about him by clicking here.
- Alan Phillip Pettit —Learn more about him by clicking here.
Representatives will be elected in Districts 1, 2 and 3 in November and Districts 4 and 5 representatives will be selected in November 2020.
Garner and Shogren have both been elusive when it comes to answering questions for Uken Report. Shogren lists his occupation as a bartender for Wang’s in the Desert.
The first day Vote-By-Mail Ballots will be issued is Oct. 7, 2019.
The last day to register to vote for the Nov. 5 election is Oct. 21, 2019.
California Elections Code states that every person at least 18 years of age who qualifies under the California Constitution and complies with the Elections Code governing the registration of electors may vote at any election held within the territory within which he or she resides and the election is held.
You may register to vote by clicking here.
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