Melissa Bourbonnais and Debbie Walsh are running against Supervisor Kevin Jeffries to become the District 1 representative on the Riverside County Board of Supervisors.
Jeffries first joined the board in 2013 after serving as a member of the California State Assembly, representing District 66 from 2006 to 2012.
Debbie Walsh is running against Jeffries again, having run against him in 2016. Former American government professor Melissa Bourbonnais is a political newcomer.
District 1 consists of the communities of Canyon Lake and Lake Elsinore, as well as parts of Riverside and Wildomar.
Valley News sent each candidate the same four questions and below are their responses:
What makes you uniquely qualified to