The Hemet City Council, in response to the unexpected resignation of councilmember Bonnie Wright, moved to place the election of a new District 4 councilmember on the upcoming Nov. 3 general election ballot. The deadline for candidates to file for the vacant position was Wednesday, Aug. 12.
A total of three candidates filed in time, according to the Hemet city clerk’s office. Also, on the ballot are candidates for four-year terms in District 3, currently held by Michael Perciful, and in District 1, currently held by Karlee Meyer. Mayor Russ Brown and Mayor Pro Tem Linda Krupa remain in the District 5 and District 2 seats for two more years.
The decision to place Wright’s seat on the Nov. 3 general election was made at Aug. 11 city council meeting. The council had three choices: a