Voters are already receiving ballots to chose a new congressmember for the vacant 22nd Congressional District. Six candidates are running for the seat formerly held by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Tulare, who resigned on Jan. 1.
Voters will cast ballots through April 5. If no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote, the top two finishers will advance to a June 7 runoff.
Winner Serves Until Jan. 3, 2023
The winner will serve until the expiration of the term on Jan. 3, 2023. Even with redistricting, only voters under the “old” CD 22 lines — which covers parts of Fresno and Tulare counties — are eligible to vote.
GV Wire spoke with the candidates for our Take 5 video series, asking them about their background, Russia, gas prices and other issues.
Republicans running for the seat are Connie Conway, a former Assembly Minority Leader from Tulare; Elizabeth Heng, a web entrepreneur…