Information on the Latest Races
U.S. Representative, District 12
Two candidates are running for the 12th Congressional District in the November 4, 2014 election including John Dennis and Nancy Pelosi. Please scroll down to see the interview with John Dennis below. Nancy Pelosi declined to participate. California’s 12th Congressional district encompasses the entire county of San Francisco.
Member, State Assembly, District 17
Two candidates are running for the 17th State Assembly District in the November 4, 2014 election including David Campos and David Chiu. District 17 encompasses the eastern portion of San Francisco County.
U.S. Representative, District 2
Two candidates are running for Congress in the November 4, 2014 election, including Jared Huffman and Dale Mensing. Three candidates ran for one seat in the June 3, 2014 primary with the following Marin results: Jared Huffman (76.59%), Andy Caffrey (7.36%), and Dale Mensing (15.86%, Mensing declined to participate) with environmental issues raised by all candidates.
State Senator, District 2
Two candidates are running for State Senator in the November 4, 2014 election including Mike McGuire and Lawrence Wiesner. Four candidates ran for one seat in the June 3, 2014 primary with the following Marin results: Harry V. Lehmann (5.38%), Derek Knell (18.14%), Mike McGuire (54.80%), and Lawrence R. Wiesner (21.56%).
Member, State Assembly, District 10
Two candidates are running for State Assembly in the November 4, 2014 election including Marc Levine and Gregory Allen. Four candidates ran for the State Assembly seat in the June 3, 2014 primary with the following results in Marin: Marc Levine (51.91%), Gregory Allen (19.59%), Diana Conti (20.27%), and Erin Carlstrom (3.81%). Veronica “Roni” Jacobi (4.33%) withdrew from the race, but her name was still on the ballot. Sonoma’s results were Gregory Allen (21.9%), Marc Levine (45.8%), and Diana Conti (13.5%).
Marin Healthcare District
Six candidates are running for three seats on the Marin Healthcare District board including Larry Bedard, Evelyn Foster, Jennifer Hershon, Jennifer Rienks, Joe Salama, and Michael Whipple. Please see Evelyn Foster’s interview below. The other candidates either declined to participate or were unavailable due to travel schedule.
Marin Municipal Water District, Division III
Two candidates are running for one seat in the November 4, 2014 election for MMWD, Division 3, including Larry Bragman and Liza Crosse. See Liza Crosse’s interview below. Larry Bragman declined to participate.
Sausalito City Council
Three candidates are running for Sausalito City Council in the November 4, 2014 election, including Jill Hoffman, Jonathan Leone, and Herb Weiner. Please view their backgrounds and Jill Hoffman’s interview below. Jonathan Leone and Herb Weiner declined to participate.
UPDATE: Marin Board of Supervisors
11/1/14 – New District One Supervisor-elect Damon Connolly will take his seat in January, 2015, replacing Susan Adams. He has been appointed to serve on the California State Association of Counties. Novato District 5 Supervisor Judy Arnold, who narrowly won in her re-election campaign against Toni Shroyer in the June primaries, will be his alternate.