Candidates for mayor include incumbent Luis Molina and challengers Ralph M. Arredondo, Sheree Lustgarten and Dominic Farinha. Lustgarten and Farinha are current City Council members.
Those running for council seats are Troy McMahon, Dennis McCord, Carlos Gustavo Fierros, John T. Stobb, Deborah Novelli and Larry K. Buehner. Novelli and Buehner are the incumbents.
Candidates for the Del Puerto Health Care Board are incumbents Harold Hill and Steven Pittson and Pattersonite Donna Sesock-Miller. The deadline for that race was extended to Wednesday, Aug. 13, because incumbent Fred Beltran did not file papers to run for the board.
A complete overview of the candidates will run in the Thursday, Aug. 21 Patterson Irrigator.