As we look ahead to November’s elections, Half Moon Bay Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.
President Barack Obama: The president’s national campaign just last month, invigorating the Peninsula city.
GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney: The former governor recently for a private fundraiser.
California Assemblymember Jerry Hill: This Assemblymember is looking to make a . He will face Sally Lieber for the District 13 seat.
Former Assemblymember Sally Lieber: Lieber finished second out of four in the May election, pitting her against Hill for the .
Former Elections Chief Warren Slocum: After getting the most votes in the May 4 election, Slocum will run against Masur for the .
Redwood City School Board Member Shelly Masur: Masur will face off with Slocum for a seat on the .
South San Francisco City Councilmember Kevin Mullin: After receiving the most votes in the May election, the Councilmember continues his campaign for the .
Businessman Mark Gilham: This Republican Redwood City man will face Democrat Mullin in the race for the .
Former State Assembly representative for District 21 Richard S. Gordon: The Menlo Park resident took the State Assembly Race in May, winning the , which now includes the coast and into Half Moon Bay.
Half Moon Bay City Councilmember Marina Fraser: Fraser's seat is up for election. Fraser was the lone dissenter in May’s 4-1 vote to bring a 1 percent to Half Moon Bay residents.
Half Moon Bay City Councilmember John "Farmer John" Muller: Muller's seat is also up for election. He ran unopposed in November of 2007, and has served as both Vice Mayor and Mayor since then. He undertook the task with council members of preparing the for the city. Stay tuned to find out who’s running to take their place.
Sales tax measure for Half Moon Bay residents: Councilmembers are scheduled to make the final decision on June 19 as whether to bring a sales tax measure to residents on the November ballot. The City Council generated an effort to place a on the Nov. 2010 ballot, , which did not pass.
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