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Hopefuls spend, rake in near $70k in contributions

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By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Candidates vying for public office in San Benito have received a combined total of $69,877.65 in political contributions and spent a whopping $75,428.22 on their campaigns, according to the second filing of campaign finance reports. San Benito CISD Candidates June Aguilera, Place 4 incumbent in the race for the …

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CONSIDER THIS: The End of the Beginning

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Monday will mark the beginning of the end for at least 11 campaigns in San Benito, and with them the colorful signs that have dotted the Resaca City’s lush landscape over the last few months, the aggressiveness of block-walking hopefuls hoping to earn voters’ trust at their doorsteps and …

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CONSIDER THIS: The Sound of Silence

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Candidates vying for elected office may not know it yet, but they’re already responsible for answering to the public regarding all concerns shared within the community. If campaigning for an opportunity to serve as a voice for the people, after all, then one must be vocal. Some may argue …

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First campaign finance reports expected April 10

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com With election season now in full swing, political signs and advertisements are again becoming ubiquitous in the community, so too is the need to report campaign contributions and expenditures that makes all the hoopla possible. Candidates for the upcoming San Benito City Commission and San Benito CISD school …

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