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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

City of EurekaCandidate for City Council, Ward 1

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Anthony Mantova

Small Business Owner
256 votes (23.19%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • We must reduce the number of criminal drug addicts on our streets! This will require a multifaceted approach consisting of enforcing camping ordinances, regulating the out-of-control Needle Exchange programs,and linking up with charity organizations
  • City planners like to argue that we are an "arts and tourism" town, and while I like both of those things, we could be so much more if we welcomed industry and commerce. Business goes where it is invited.
  • Eureka is not properly welcoming the cannabis industry. Each cannabis manufacturing facility could hire 20-30 employees, could upgrade a formerly blighted building and would provide much-needed 24/7 security to those areas. We need industries!



Profession:Small Business Owner
Small Business Owner, Mantova's Two Street Music (2009–current)
Radio News Anchor/Reader, Eureka Broadcasting Company (2009–2013)
Consultant, Dr. Donald Devine - American Conservative Union Foundation (2007–2008)
National Field Director, Leadership Institute (2007–2007)
Radio News Anchor/Reader, Eureka Broadcasting Company (2003–2003)


Hillsdale College Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (2005)

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (4)

  • Rex Bohn, Humboldt County District Supervisor
  • Ryan Sundberg, Humboldt County District Supervisor
  • Marian Brady, Eureka City Council
  • Bill Honsal, Humboldt County Sheriff

Individuals (1)

  • Slater Smith

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Anthony Mantova Candidate Statement


Anthony Mantova has a specific platform to make Eureka a better place to live.

I am a resident and small business owner that believes Eureka deserves much better.  You and I would like to see clean streets where we feel safe walking at night.  You want a clean environment that is free of trash, needles and other eyesores.  Eureka is a historic town, with buildings that should be producing good jobs and opportunity.  Our local government will only work if we elect experienced people that care about Eureka's future.  


My family has been proud to work in Eureka, where we own a successful music store in Old Town.  It's been an honor to meet local families and serve the needs of future generations!  I have employed several local residents over the years, and take pride in being a candidate that can read a profit-and-loss statement, balance a check book and comprehend a balance sheet!


While our infrastructure is crumbling, now is the time to elect a candidate who is comfortable putting your needs first!  Who understands how to negotiate with differing interests and who will always represent Eureka first.  Our neighbors deserve a fair shake, and our neighborhoods need better upkeep.  Vote for me, and you will have a councilman that will work with our law enforcement to enforce the successful camping ordinance and will continue supporting our panhandling laws.  Only with safe streets can we hope to keep our kids safe in school!


This is my home.  My ancestors worked in the dairy, logging and carpentry trades over four generations in Humboldt County.  Nine years ago my brothers and I purchased a musical instrument store in Old Town.  After some hard work, Mantova's Two Street Music is now a stunning success, with a large offering of inventory and a vibrant online-sales division. Our retail store has become the favorite destination of locals and travelers.  My story is a success story, and I want to bring some of that focus and energy as a city councilman.


I ask for your support and thank you for your consideration. When you vote for Anthony Mantova you are choosing experience, leadership and confidence for Eureka.  Please check out my Facebook page for campaign updates and my website for more information! I look forward to working for you at City Hall!


Videos (1)

— October 14, 2018 Sightseer Productions

Anthony Mantova discusses several key issues relating to public safety in this :30 second video

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