Alpine, Mono voting is Tuesday |

Alpine, Mono voting is Tuesday

Staff Reports

Election Day in Alpine and Mono counties is Tuesday, which also features the presidential primary

In Alpine County, there are two races for county supervisor on the ballot.

Retired fire officer Jim Holdridge Jr. is challenging Supervisor Ron Hames for the District 2 site.

Both men live in Markleeville.

There is a three-way race for District 5 supervisor with geologist David Julius Griffith, law enforcement officer Michael Garrity and retired college professor Tom Sweeney vying for the seat. District 5 Supervisor Mary Rawson is not seeking re-election.

Alpine County's election is conducted through the mail. Any candidate who gets 50 percent plus 1 of the vote will be elected.

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Mono County has one contested supervisor race, for District 4, which borders on Douglas County, and contains Bridgeport and Coleville.

Incumbent Tim Fesko is facing challenges from local business operator John Peters and retired aerospace manager Bob Tems.

California's presidential primary features more than three-dozen candidates from six different parties.

The list includes active candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. But, Californians will also be able to vote for Republican candidates Ben Carson, Ted Cruz and John Kasich, all of whom have dropped out of the race.

Neither the Democrats nor Republicans have the largest field of candidates. That honor goes to the Libertarians, who list 12 candidates for president.