Nadia Lockyer’s fall from office was well publicized, but the business of running the county has to continue and she must be replaced on the Board of Supervisors.

Now, her former colleagues have devised a plan to fill the seat in an open and public manner. It starts with a two week application period, where interested individuals can nominate themselves to serve until the November election. Then, the finalists will be interviewed by the Board. If three of the four members agree on a single finalist, they will be on the board.

Should the fail to find a consensus candidate, the Governor will appoint Lockyer’s replacement.


The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has approved an open public process to appoint a replacement for Nadia Lockyer, who announced her resignation on April 20 after only 15 months in office.

A two-week application period began today and will run until 5 p.m. on May 15.

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