Tag: Gilbert Weaver

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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SBCISD PLACE 7 RACE: Pl. 7 candidates candid on hot-button issues

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Four-way political races often consist of candidates with backgrounds and views that vary; San Benito is not the exception. The Place 7 race for the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees is another fully-stacked card which sees incumbent Julian Huerta’s re-election bid challenged by Angel Mendez, Esteban “Steve” …

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