Still no candidates in Ventura


With less than a week to go, no one has filed for Mayor or Council seats


The future make-up of Ventura City government is still very much up in the air with less than a week for candidates to file nomination papers.

Incumbent Mayor George Simpson and Council representative Pat Kuhlmeier say they are uncertain about 

seeking re-election.  Councilman Brian Vaage, whose second term will also be expiring this year, could not be reached for comment.

No candidates have taken out nomination papers, reports Ventura City Clerk Else Taylor.

Simpson and Kuhlmeier both say they are undecided, but are leaning strongly toward not running again.  Both have served one term.

“I honestly haven’t decided, but I’d say there’s a 90 percent chance I won’t run again,” said Simpson.  “I don’t mind doing the ‘mayor stuff,’ but it’s the committees, groups - Read More Via e-Edition

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