In a late move this week, San Joaquin Delta College Trustee Dan Parises has decided to challenge county Supervisor Jack Sieglock for the District 4 seat, which includes northern San Joaquin County, Linden and Escalon.
Sieglock, a former Lodi mayor and city councilman, defeated Parises in the 1998 election. Parises is a Lodi grape grower who sat on the Board of Supervisors from 1971 to 1974.
In Sacramento County, Don Nottoli of Galt, a supervisor since 1994, has filed for a third term.
In the 11th Congressional District, which includes all of northern San Joaquin County, Rep. Richard Pombo of Tracy will be challenged for the Republican nomination by Tom Benigno of Escalon. Pombo was elected to Congress for the first time in 1992.
Two Democrats have filed for the 11th District seat as well. They are Robert Figueroa of Tracy and Elaine Dugger Shaw of Danville. Information was not available Friday on whether Narinder Dogra of Morgan Hill filed for the seat. Dogra picked up nomination papers in Santa Clara County.
The reapportioned 11th Congressional District covers the Lodi area, Tracy and the East Bay communities of Pleasanton, Dublin and the San Ramon Valley. One southern Santa Clara County city, Morgan Hill, is also in the new 11th District.
In the 3rd Congressional District, which will include Galt beginning next year, there will be no primary battle in any party.
The field in November will feature incumbent Republican Doug Ose of Sacramento, Democrat Howard Beeman of Woodland and Libertarian Douglas Arthur Tuma of Antelope. In addition to Galt, the new 3rd District includes all of Wilton, Rancho Murieta, Laguna, Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Folsom, Rio Linda and Rio Vista and parts of Elk Grove and Rancho Cordova and North Highlands.
In the San Joaquin County Sheriffs race, a third candidate has filed for the office. Rick Sealy, a sheriffs captain from Stockton, will join challenger Steve Fowler of Lockeford and incumbent Sheriff Baxter Dunn.
In Sacramento County, Sheriff Lou Blanas will be challenged by Citrus Heights City Councilman Bret Daniels.
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