Four votes. That was the margin of loss in the Grover Beach charter city measure on the 2012 ballot. We recall that tally to make a point: Every vote matters.
If you’ve already submitted your ballot, good for you. If not, make sure you vote today.
Yes, this is a primary election, which is often viewed as a warm-up for the main show in November. But consider, in races with only two candidates on the ballot — Second District supervisor and Morro Bay mayor — the contest will definitely be decided in this election.
A new district attorney could also be selected — the third candidate in that race is a write-in — and in the hotly contested election for Fourth District supervisor, the field will be narrowed from three to two candidates, if not decided outright.
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Do not miss this opportunity to fill these critical leadership positions in our communities.
No matter who you support, vote.
The Tribune’s recommendations:
District Attorney: Tim Covello
County Clerk-Recorder: Tommy Gong
2nd District Supervisor: Bruce Gibson
4th District Supervisor: Caren Ray
Morro Bay Mayor: Jamie Irons
Morro Bay City Council: John Headding and Matthew W. Makowetski
Proposition 41, veterans housing: Yes