The purpose of the forum is to build more awareness of San Benito County’s housing efforts and MBEP’s housing initiative aimed at increasing housing supply across our region that addresses all income levels.
See the candidates respond to questions and make up your own mind for the upcoming election. The BenitoLink-Farm Bureau Forum is broken up in shorter segments for the contests on the June 5 Primary Election.
In a show of growing interest, residents came to hear from county and state candidates and about the measures. Political forum was almost closed down, but with some rearranging, most were permitted to hear the 27 candidates speak.
A summary of the results pulled from a survey given out to guests after the May 12 political forum. Guests were polled on their opinions of the candidates present, county-wide issues, and past actions taken by the county.