County clerk sets Hanson recall election date
June 18, 2013 — It’s official. Julie Bustamante, Lassen County Clerk/Registrar of Voters, has set a Special Recall Election for the District 5 supervisor’s seat held by Jack Hanson for Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, pursuant to an order issued by the Lassen County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, June 11, to ask the question “Shall Jack Hanson be recalled (removed) from the office of County Board of Supervisors, Fifth District?”
Candidates wishing to succeed Hanson, if he is recalled, must file Nomination and Declaration of Candidacy papers in the clerk’s office on or before Thursday, June 27. The only qualification is a candidate must be a registered voter residing within District 5.
According to Bustamante, the timeline is as follows:
•The write-in candidate period is from July 15 through Aug. 27.
•Vote by Mail ballots will be mailed the week of Aug. 12.
•The last day to register to vote for this election is Aug. 26.
•Polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Sept. 10.
More information can be obtained from the county clerk’s office in the Historic Courthouse, located at 220 S. Lassen St. Suite 5, in Susanville, or by calling 251-8217.
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