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Slow Local Start on National Super Tuesday

Today is Super Tuesday, with Presidential Primary elections in 11 states across the country. Locally, though, election season is just heating up. We are in the middle of the candidate filing period for several seats, including three on the Nevada City City Council, and three on the Nevada County Board of Supervisors. Duane Strawser is on the City Council, and running for Supervisor in District 1. Unlike the primaries, which are partisan by definition, local races are non-partisan, and Strawser would like it to stay that way…

Listen to Duane Strawser 1

You’ve also seen a lot of negative campaigning and name calling on the national level. Strawser says for the most part that hasn’t been the case locally, but there have been some jabs thrown, especially on social media…

Listen to Duane Strawser 2

No local candidates have officially turned in their paperwork yet to the elections office declaring their candidacy. The deadline is March 11 for most races, and March 16 in District 1 because incumbent Nate Beason is not running for re-election.

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