Wildomar city council votes to appoint Nigg to District 2 seat

The Wildomar City Council held a nine-minute special meeting on Wednesday to appoint District 2 councilmember and current Mayor Dustin Nigg to his seat for another term, instead of including him on the ballot running unopposed. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Jeff Pack Staff Writer Aiming to make the deadline for Riverside County elections, the Wildomar City Council voted unanimously to appoint Dustin Nigg to represent District 2 instead of including him on the ballot, since he would be running unopposed.  The vote to approve the resolution was 4-0 with Nigg, who currently serves as the city’s mayor, recusing himself from the proceedings. The council held the vote during a special meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 19 in order to meet the next day deadline set by the county to either include Nigg on the ballot or not.  Kenny Mayes, himself a candidate challenging councilmember Bridgette Moore in District 4, said in public comments that he thought Nigg should have to run for the seat, regardless of having no opponent.  “I think Dusti
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