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Supervisor George Turnboo

District 2


(530) 621-5651


Born and raised in El Dorado County, George Turnboo says his ancestors moved to the area in the 1840s. A supporter of law enforcement for community protection, he believes in managing growth through infrastructure and services. He is quoted as wanting to bring small manufacturers and logging back to El Dorado County. Other priorities include building a cogeneration power plant and a 12-step program to put the homeless back to work.

First elected: November 2020

Day job: Owns George’s Pit Stop in El Dorado and is the pastor of the El Dorado Community Church.

Notable quote: “I am beholden to no one, especially developers, and I believe that is the way it should be for county officeholders.” (Source: Candidate questionnaire)

Committee, board and commission assignments: Capital Southeast Connector Joint Powers Authority, Community Action Council, El Dorado County Water Agency, Evelyn Horn Scholarship Committee, Golden Sierra Job Training Agency, Local Agency Formation Commission, Local Enforcement Agency Independent Hearing Panel, Mountain Counties Air Basin Control Council, Sacramento-Placerville Transportation Corrido Joint Powers Authority, Sierra Nevada Conservancy Board, Transit Authority, Transportation Commission.

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District 2 Supervisor George Turnboo announced his re-election campaign to keep his seat in 2024.

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The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 in closed session to remove Todd White as District 2 Supervisor George Turnboo's assistant, with Turnboo casting the only "no" vote.

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Though they expressed concern over the language in a resolution offered by District 2 Supervisor George Turnboo, his colleagues on the El Dorado Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to support residents who oppose mask mandates, especially for schoolchildren.