Election Day!

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After months of politicking, door knocking, lawn signs, glad handing and debating, Election Day is finally here.

North Coast voters have some big choices before them today, including who will be the county's next district attorney and who will represent the 4th and 5th districts on the county board of supervisors. There's also a field of state representatives and candidates for U.S. Congress to whittle down for runoff elections in November.

If you're unsure of your polling place or want a little more time to peruse your options, visit the Humboldt County Elections Office website and click on the "sample ballot and polling place lookup link."

Having trouble deciding which of the four district attorney candidates deserves your vote? Bone up on the issues with past Journal coverage here. Not sure what to make of the 5th District supervisor race? See where incumbent Ryan Sundberg and challenger Sharon Latour stand on the major issues here. Struggling over which former Eureka City Council member to tap for 4th DIstrict supervisor? Check out their takes on everything from homelessness to the General Plan Update here.

And for those just planning on bypassing this election entirely, read the comprehensive case for why your vote might well swing the outcome here.

There, Humboldt. Consider yourselves primed. Now get out there and vote, and check back to www.northcoastjournal.com after the polls close tonight to start getting real-time results and dispatches from election night soirees around town. 

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