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Government / Politics

Primary Election 2020: Final certified results

Medina remains District 1 supervisor; Kosmicki and Norton move forward in District 2 race; Gonzales wins in District 5.

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Government / Politics

Primary Election 2020: Updated Results

The latest numbers on local candidates and ballot measures as of March 10. Approximately 750 unprocessed ballots left.

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Government / Politics

Primary Election 2020: Initial Results

Early numbers on three supervisor seats and local ballot measures.

San Benito High School main administration building. File photo.

Government / Politics

Primary Election 2020: School Bond Measures L, M and R

SBHS, Aromas-San Juan Unified and Cabrillo seek millions in funding.

California Congressional District 20 encompasses all of San Benito and Monterey counties, and portions of Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties. Map courtesy of public domain.

Government / Politics

Primary Election 2020: California 20th Congressional District

Two challenge incumbent Jimmy Panetta for a seat in the House of Representatives.

John Freeman during the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce 2020 election forum. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: San Benito County can have its cake, and eat it too

District 2 supervisor candidate John Freeman writes that by applying open space easement to Highway 101 nodes, San Benito County can have both its needed commercial development and the rural open space it desires to maintain.

Two protestors walk toward the Highway 101 overpass during a July demonstration against the rezoning of four commercial nodes. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Housing / Land Use

Primary Election 2020: Measure K

FAQ about the controversial ballot measure on commercial zoning and development along Highway 101.

San Benito County Supervisor District 2 candidates answer questions during the Jan. 30 election forum hosted by BenitoLink and the San Benito County Farm Bureau. L to R: Wayne Norton, Frank Barragan, Valerie Egland, John Freeman, and Kollin Kosmicki. Photos by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

BenitoLink and SBC Farm Bureau host primary election forum

Attendees hear from local candidates on issues, and representatives discussing Measures K and L.

San Benito County Administration Building. File Photo.

Government / Politics

Primary Election 2020: SBC Supervisor District 5

Two candidates talk housing, traffic and collaborating with the city of Hollister.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

Primary Election 2020: SBC Supervisor District 2

Five face off to represent San Juan Bautista and Aromas.

Intersection of Highway 156 and Highway 25. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

Primary Election 2020: SBC Supervisor District 1

Two candidates compete for North County seat.