Government / Politics

Call for questions ahead of election forum

BenitoLink welcomes questions from the community for the Oct. 6 Use Your Voice Forum

The upcoming “Use Your Voice Forums,” hosted by BenitoLink and San Benito County Farm Bureau and produced in conjunction with our media partner — CMAP-TV –, is just around the corner. 

The first forum is set for Oct. 6 at the Hollister City Council Chambers, 375 Fifth St., starting at 6:30 p.m.

BenitoLink is interested in hearing any questions the public would like to pose to the candidates and board members. Please feel free to send in questions related to any of the following races:

Oct. 6

  • Congress

  • Assembly

  • Gavilan College

  • San Benito County Health Care Board

Please be clear to which race your questions apply. Questions should be submitted by email to Leslie David at [email protected]. BenitoLink and the Farm Bureau plan to pose some of the quetsions to the candidates during the forum.

We look forward to your input. Thank you for taking part and using your voice in the 2016 general election!


Leslie David

Leslie David is a Bay Area independent reporter/producer and is a BenitoLink founding board member. She has produced for radio, television, newspaper and magazines in both California and Wyoming. She was with KRON-TV News in San Francisco as camera-woman, editor and field producer, where she won the Commonwealth Club's Thomas Storke Award with Linda Yee for their series on the Aids Epidemic. She started as a small market news reporter shooting her own 16mm film at KEYT-TV Santa Barbara. Leslie lives on a ranch with her family in San Benito County.