Special election for Borgeas’ Supervisor seat set for March 5

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The Fresno County Board of Supervisors approved a special election to fill the vacant District 2 Supervisor seat on March 5, 2019.

The seat became vacant after Supervisor Andreas Borgeas won his bid for the California Senate’s 8th District.

The special election is anticipated to be consolidated with the city of Clovis municipal election, the county said.

The term of office for the vacated position is 2019 to 2020.

Candidate filing requirements are as follows:

  • Candidate filing close date is December 12, 2018 at 5:00PM PST
  • Candidate filing fee is $1,200.25
  • Statement of Candidate Qualifications fee is $1,300.00
  • Candidates are required to provide 20 nomination signatures to file for this office

“Additionally, a person appointed or elected must be a qualified elector of the district in which the
vacancy occurs, must have been a resident of the territory therein for at least 30 days immediately preceding the appointment, or immediately preceding the date of filing nominating papers or equivalent declaration of candidacy for the election for which he is a candidate, and must reside therein during his incumbency,” the county said.

More information on the election as well as candidate requirements are available online at
fresnovote.com.

As a state senator, Borgeas will represent the following counties: Amador, Calaveras, Fresno, Inyo, Madera, Mariposa, Mono, Sacramento, Stanislaus, Tulare, and Tuolumne.

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