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Seven to Run For PD Council in November

Of nine that took out nomination papers, seven have been certified and approved for the November election.

Seven candidates are now vying for three seats on the Palm Desert City Council.

Palm Desert City Clerk Rachelle Klassen says the the Riverside County Clerk's Office has certified the signatures for the following seven candidates.  Each of the three city Council seats is for a four year term.

Candidates are (in alphabetical order):

  • Bill Kroonen*
  • Ron Moers
  • Bob Speigel*
  • Van Tanner
  • Susan Marie Weber
  • Aurora Wilson
  • Terry Wood

* current city council member

City Council member Cindy Finerty dropped out of the race after drawing out re-election papers.  Kenneth Doran also took out candidacy papers, but did not return them.

J. Aster August 16, 2012 at 10:38 PM
www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX3CYM1sI94 Susan Marie Weber on legalization of pot 2006
J. Aster August 16, 2012 at 10:43 PM
www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX3CYM1sI94 Susan Marie Weber regarding legalization of pot
David L. Arnce August 17, 2012 at 03:22 PM
Good luck with the medical pot thing. Palm Desert's council has shown a dislike for anything that makes smoke: Cigars, Pipes, cigarettes, etc,,,Susan shows common sense and hey, I like Lanny !!
Democrat4EqualRights August 19, 2012 at 09:48 PM
I think the candidates for Palm Desert City Council should have their Political  Party Aaffiliation next to their name so we know if they will be truthful or not.
Democrat4EqualRights August 19, 2012 at 09:54 PM
I think this whole war on marijuana is being waged by the rich old white GOP cronies who know as much about smoking grass as they do about gender distinctions.  Have I missed a Biblical Principle against smoking pot?   

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