Voter's Edge California Voter Guide
Get the facts before you vote.
Brought to you by
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
Tuesday March 3, 2020 — Primary Election
Invest in unbiased information

With your support, we can reach and inform more voters.

Donate now to spread the word.

Party Committee

Sonoma County Green Party — Green PartyCandidate for County Council

Photo of Karen I. Nyhus

Karen I. Nyhus

Nonprofit Technology Consultant
307 votes (10.9%)Winning
Use tab to activate the candidate button. Use "return" to select this candidate. You can access your list by navigating to 'My Choices'.
For more in-depth information on this candidate, follow the links for each tab in this section. For most screenreaders, you can hit Return or Enter to enter a tab and read the content within.
Candidate has provided information.
Thank candidate for sharing their information on Voter's Edge.

My Top 3 Priorities

  • Develop a Sonoma County Green Party Vision and Plan of Action (underway)
  • Organize Green Party voters in Sonoma County
  • Promote the Sonoma County Climate Emergency Justice Framework to build alliances and advocate for change



Profession:Consultant to Nonprofit Organizations
Consultant to Nonprofit Organizations, Self (1999–current)


San Francisco State University M.S., Environmental Science and Policy (2009)
Stanford University B.A., Independently Designed Major in Feminist Studies (1987)

Community Activities

Nonviolence Trainer, Sonoma County Nonviolence Training Collective (2016–current)
Percussionist, Musicians' Action Group and other community street bands (2017–current)
Co-host and producer, Environmental Radio show, KWMR FM (2015–2017)
Founder, Police Brutality Coalition of Sonoma County (2015–2016)
Community Advisory Board Member, KPFA (Pacifica) Radio, Berkeley, CA (2012–2015)

Please share this site to help others research their voting choices.