We answer your questions on how to vote in Santa Cruz County. Then we break down what’s on your ballot in the March 3 primary election. And we explain our approach to reporting on the local elections. Spoiler alert: It’s all about you.

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Kara Meyberg Guzman is the CEO and co-founder of Santa Cruz Local. ​Prior to Santa Cruz Local, she served as the Santa Cruz Sentinel’s managing editor. She has a biology degree from Stanford University and lives in Santa Cruz.

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Stephen Baxter is a co-founder and editor of Santa Cruz Local. He covers Santa Cruz County government.