News Update!!: Needles, CA: Needles City Election 2020: Candidates running for Needles City Mayor and Needles City Council answered community questions during Candidate Forum.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

Source: Janet Jernigan with the Needles Downtown Business Alliance (Information):

Needles, California: Candidates running for Needles City Mayor Council and Needles City Council answered questions submitted from the community during a Candidate Forum held on Monday, September 21st, 2020 inside Needles City Council Chamber.

The candidate forum was sponsored by the Needles Downtown Business Alliance, and was broadcast live on ZachNews and the City of Needles Channel on YouTube.

*** Candidates In Attendance (Pictured Above – From Left to Right Order): ***

Jamie McCorkle

Running for Needles City Council

Jeff Williams

Current Mayor – Incumbent

Running for Needles City Mayor

Kirsten Merritt

Teacher

Running for Needles City Council

Tona Belt

Current City Council Member- Incumbent

Running for Needles City Council

Louise Evans

Currently Appointed City Council Member – Incumbent

Running for Needles City Council

(Not Present During Candidate Forum)

Ellen A. Campbell

Admin Legal Assistant

Running for Needles City Council

Sandra Queen Noble

Running for Needles City Mayor

Ruth Musser-Lopez

Archaeologist/ Businesswoman

Running for Needles City Council

During the hour and a half candidate forum, each candidate gave their opening statement.

After opening statements, moderator Owen Long then ask questions that were submitted anonymous from the community and collected to be asked duringthe candidate forum.

After questioning, each of the candidates gave their brief closing statement.

If you missed the candidate forum and want to heard in their own words what each of the candidates stand on the issues in our community, please watch the full Candidate Forum at ZachNews on Facebook (Posted Above).

Thanks to all of the candidates who participated in the candidate forum, thanks to Owen Long, Janet Jernigan and the Needles Downtown Business Alliance for organizating the candidate forum, and good luck to all the candidates running for Needles City Council and Needles City Mayor.

Do not forget to register to vote for the election in the City of Needles happening on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020.

According to the San Bernardino County Election Office of the Registrar of Voters website, “voter registration deadline is October 19, 2020 and deadline to apply to vote by mail is October 27, 2020.”

More information to register to vote in San Bernardino County, California can be found on the San Bernardino County Election Office of the Registrar of Voters website at:

https://www.sbcountyelections.com/Home.aspx

Stay tuned to ZachNews for the latest information regarding the City of Needles Election 2020.

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