Loma Linda City Council seats currently held by Phil Dupper and Ron Dailey will be up for grabs in the state’s primary election on June 7.
The contest filing period runs from February 14 to March 11, but if holders do not file, the period will be extended until 5 p.m. on March 16, City Clerk Lynette Arreola told council at her meeting. of January 11.
At the meeting, the board voted 4-0 to call the election. Council member John Lenart was absent.
Both Dupper and Dailey were elected to the council in 2010. Dupper currently serves as mayor and sheriff’s lieutenant for San Bernardino County. Dailey is acting mayor.
The two candidates with the most votes on June 7 will be sworn in for a four-year term after the results are certified.
The election will cost the city about $20,000, Arreola said.
According to the San Bernardino County Registrar of Electors website, other June ballot races include the primaries for state governor, U.S. senators and the young recruit United States House of Representatives and State Assembly Districts representing Loma Linda.
In December, Rep. Jay Obernolte, R-Big Bear, has announced he will be seeking re-election in the new 23rd congressional district, which now includes Loma Linda.
House Majority Leader Eloise Gómez Reyes, D-Colton, said earlier this month she plans to run for office in the new 50th State Assembly District that includes Loma Linda.
The general election is November 8.
Election information for Loma Linda is expected to be available this month on the city’s website at lomalinda-ca.gov.
Information about other races is available on the San Bernardino County Registrar of Electors website at sbcountyelections.com.