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March 5 is Election Day in Long Beach.

Four City Council seats and two school board positions are up for grabs, and most if not all of those races will be decided in the March 5 primary, not in the November general election.

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Candidate forums

Long Beach City Council District 8
Long Beach Unified School District Area 2

Columnist Jackie Rae’s one-on-one interviews with candidates

Cindy Allen (DECLINED)
Ketty Citterio
Herlinda Chico (NO RESPONSE)
Daryl Supernaw (DECLINED)
Gerrie Schipske
Suely Saro (NO RESPONSE)
Cristino Pinto
Tunua Thrash-Ntuk
Sharifa Batts
Erik Miller (NO-SHOW)
Jerlene Tatum

On Jan. 25 we sent out invitations for candidate forums in each race.
✅ Yes ❌ No Awaiting response
Here’s who’s responded:

District 2

CINDY ALLEN

KETTY CITTERIO

SARA ZAIDI

District 4

HERLINDA CHICO

DARYL SUPERNAW

GERRIE SCHIPSKE

AMRIT SINGH

District 6

SUELY SARO

CRISTINO PINTO

District 8 WATCH HERE

TUNUA THRASH-NTUK

SHARIFA BATTS

LBUSD Area 2 WATCH HERE

ERIK MILLER

JERLENE TATUM