Ernst was running for re-election against Nadine Scott, an attorney, special district treasurer and neighborhood activist. His death happened so close to the election that he’ll still appear on the ballot.
If he’s elected, the City Council can either call a special election or appoint someone to the position.
Oceanside City Councilman Jerry Kern said he’ll do everything he can to make sure Ernst still wins.
“Even though Gary passed away, he is still better qualified than she is,” he said.
And before you want to comment /criticize that you can’t make people riding fake horses into a serious trailer, before you can comment you have to answer the question “what is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?”
With the upcoming movie ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’ coming in 2017, we wondered if it might be better to just recut ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ as a crazy intense drama. So we did!