Elections

Candidate filing period opens for RSF School special election

Candidate filing period opens for RSF School special election

The candidate filing period for the Rancho Santa Fe School District’s April 24 special election began on Jan. 2 and will run through Jan. 26. A special election was forced after a petition of 110 signatures was submitted to the San Diego County Superintendent of Schools objecting to the school board’s appointment process — the first successful petition of this kind in San Diego County since 1994.

As a result of the petition effort, board member Jon Yonemitsu’s provisional appointment was officially terminated on Dec. 15. Yonemitsu had been appointed to the board after trustee Marti Ritto resigned on Sept. 13.

So far, Elise Dufresne is the only candidate to pull papers from the...

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