Both Idyllwild and Pine Cove water districts are holding an election for members of their board of directors. This is a vote-by-mail election.

IWD has five candidates for three seats. The incumbents are Jim Billman, Dean Lattin and Warren Monroe. The challengers are Steven Kunkle and June Rockwell.

PCWD has three candidates for two seats. Incumbent Diane Eskew is running and the two new candidates are Sharon Kaffen and Timothy Lange.

Election day is Tuesday, Aug. 25. Ballots must be received by the elections official no later than the close of the polls on election day or be postmarked on or before election day and received no later than three days after election day to be counted.

The last date to register for this election is Monday, Aug. 10. Voters must be 18 years or older and both a U.S. citizen and California resident. Inmates or those on parole for conviction of a felony are ineligible. Also, individuals, who have been judged by a court to be mentally incompetent to register and vote are ineligible.

Voter registration forms are available at most post offices, libraries, city or county offices, or the California Department of Motor Vehicles throughout Riverside County.

Or one may call the Riverside County Registrar of Voters Office at 951-486-7200 to request material.