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Several Opportunities To Hear From Madera Co. Candidates

OAKHURST — The Mountain Area Conservative Forum (MACF) will be hosting a “Meet the Candidate” event on Tuesday, Apr. 17, at 6:30 p.m., at the Oakhurst Grill, formerly the Best Western Yosemite Gateway Inn, at 40530 Highway 41 in Oakhurst.

Meet Carol Moses, who is running for Madera County Superior Court Judge Seat No. 2 and will be speaking about the office she is seeking to fill. The seat is currently held by the Honorable Charles Wieland, who is retiring this summer.

Moses will also discuss Law Day Yosemite which she has chaired or co-chaired since the event was devised six years ago. The event brings 300-400 8th grade students to Yosemite to meet judges and to learn about an aspect of the Rule of Law.

During this event, the MACF will also be going over the list of propositions on the June ballot and have petitions to sign.

Candidate debates

On Friday, Apr. 20, Sierra News Online and the North Fork Boosters will host a debate from 6 to 8 p.m. between the candidates for Madera County District Attorney and District 5 Supervisor. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at the North Fork Town Hall.

Tom Wheeler is being challenged for his seat as District 5 Supervisor by Marc Sobel and Nokomis Hernandez.

Incumbent David Linn is being challenged for the position of District Attorney by Sally Moreno and Paul Hornick.

Please submit your questions to for consideration by the committee. Your questions may or may not be selected.

The Yosemite Democrats will host a debate between D.A. candidates on Thursday, Apr. 26, from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. in the Yosemite High School Theater, 50200 Road 427 (School Road) in Oakhurst. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

Candidates for District 5 Supervisor will not be included in this debate.

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