Commissioner Doug Johnson knows why people run for office.
"When I first ran, I didn't like what I saw. I thought people were putting the cart before the horse, and I could change things from the inside," he said.
It's been eight years since Johnson, 49, was first elected in 2004 from District 3. His challenger is rancher Frank Godecke.
District 3 includes part of Gardnerville and southeast Douglas County, but the commissioner is elected at-large.
Both candidates are Republicans
Johnson is seeking a third term because he believes the county can capitalize on his years of experience, especially at …