Many of the south county elected official positions that will be on the November, 2010 ballot still have no candidates or fewer candidates than the number of seats available.

Candidates who intend to run have until Friday, Aug. 6 to file. If, however, incumbents do not file, then the deadline will be extended until Aug. 11.

The following candidates officially filed paperwork with Siskiyou County Clerk Colleen Setzer as of Friday, July 23:

City of Weed
(Three positions available)
• Leo Sartor, incumbent

Dunsmuir Joint Union High
(Three positions available)
• Kathleen Shirley, teacher’s aide, parent

Lake Shastina Community Services District
(Three positions available)
• Corinne Moller, retired business owner

Mount Shasta Union Elementary
(Three positions available)
• Leslie Cole, small business owner
• Chuck Rosecrantz, incumbent
• John Duncan, plumber

Siskiyou County Board of Education, Area 2
(One position available)
• William Enos, incumbent

Siskiyou County Sheriff
(One position available)
• John Lopey, retired assistant chief, CHP
• Jim Betts, captain/operation commander

Siskiyou Joint Community College, Area 2
(One position available)
• James Hardy, incumbent

Siskiyou Union High School District, Area 2
(Two positions available)
• Lori Harch, incumbent
• John Hines, incumbent

Weed Union Elementary School District  
(One short term position available)
• Michael Carpine, incumbent

City of Dunsmuir
Three full term positions and possibly two short term positions available if recalls are successful. Five candidates filed on Monday, July 26:?Maralee “Marty” Wofford, Arlis Steele, Diane Dolf, Chris Raine and Nick Mitchell.

As of Friday, no candidates had filed for the following available positions:

City of Mount Shasta
(Two positions available)

McCloud Community Services District
(Three positions available)

Mount Shasta Fire Protection District
(Two positions available)

Weed Recreation and Parks District
(Three positions available)

Butteville Elementary
 (Three full term positions and one short term position available)

Dunsmuir Elementary
 (Two positions available)

McCloud Elementary
(Two positions available)

Weed Union Elementary
(Two full term positions available)

This list is also available online at the county clerk’s website: It is updated every Friday. For more information about the election, contact Setzer at 842-8084.