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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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AT ALL COSTS: Candidates spend more than $60k on campaigns

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Candidates for the upcoming May general elections filed their first of three finance reports on Thursday, April 10. Hopefuls in the San Benito CISD School Board elections spent a combined total of $40,120.54 on their campaigns while candidates for the City of San Benito spent a combined $21,966.31. …

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Local elections set in San Benito, Rio Hondo

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The final day for candidates to file for the upcoming races for the San Benito CISD and Cities of San Benito and Rio Hondo May general elections has come and gone. As of Friday, Feb. 28, the final list of candidates for each race is now set. In …

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No changes in local election landscape

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The last day to file for the upcoming races for the San Benito CISD and Cities of San Benito and Rio Hondo May general elections is days away, but not much has changed since Friday, Feb. 21. As of presstime Tuesday, Feb. 25, there have not been any …

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Three challengers file for Pl. 7 trustee

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The upcoming races for the San Benito CISD and Cities of San Benito and Rio Hondo May general elections are becoming clearer as more candidates filed before the Feb. 28 deadline. As the deadline draws nearer, the incumbents for the San Benito municipal elections remain unopposed. Since the …

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Local races begin to take shape

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Now there’s more. It has been a little over a week since Wednesday, Jan. 29, when candidates began filing for races in the San Benito CISD and Cities of San Benito and Rio Hondo May general elections, and though activity has been minimal, there have been additional hopefuls …

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City, SBCISD hopefuls file for candidacy

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Little activity has transpired since Jan. 29, the first day to file for candidacy in races for the City of San Benito, the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District and the City of Rio Hondo. According to San Benito City Secretary Lupita Passement, the only candidates that have …

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Candidates to begin filing in city, school elections on Jan. 29

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The City of San Benito and the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District are gearing up for this year’s elections. The municipal race will see the seats of Mayor Joe Hernandez, Place 1 City Commissioner Tony Gonzales and Place 2 City Commissioner Rene Villafranco up for election. In …

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