The public is invited to a candidates forum in Ceres on Thursday for the Assembly District 12 seat and the District 5 seat on the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors.
The forum is being organized by Red de Promotoras of Stanislaus County and Congregations Building Community. CBC Executive Director Homero Mejia said 250 to 300 people are expected and all of the candidates in both races have said they will attend.
The Assembly candidates are Keyes Union School District board member Harinder Grewal, former Riverbank Mayor Virginia Madueno, Modesto City Schools board member Cindy Marks, former San Joaquin County Supervisor Ken Vogel, and businessman and firefighter Heath Flora. They are seeking to replace Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, who is being termed out of office.
The District 5 supervisor candidates are incumbent Jim DeMartini, Patterson Mayor Luis Molina and Eileen Wyatt-Stokman, a former Ceres Unified School District board member and retired county employee.
The forum is at St. Jude’s Catholic Church, 3824 Mitchell Road, from 6 to 8 p.m. The primary election is June 7.