Tag: first female mayor

MADAM MAYOR: Sanchez’ victory a landmark moment in city’s history

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Apparently, 1,396 cracks in the proverbial glass ceiling were more than enough for longtime educator Celeste Zepeda Sanchez to shatter her way through a historic feat on Saturday: becoming San Benito’s first female mayor. In what many are referring to as a landmark moment in San Benito’s storied …

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2014 ELECTION RESULTS: Voters elect first female mayor; call for sweeping change on school board

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com In an overwhelming call for change in leadership, unofficial results of Saturday’s general elections in San Benito saw citizens elect the community’s first female mayor and institute a shift in power on the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees. According to uncanvassed votes in the San Benito City Commission …

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