“I’m not looking to do this to become a politician,” Fernandez said. “If I win, that’ll be great. I will do the best that I can for the city and for its citizens.”
Local ballots include two county supervisors’ seats, Hollister Mayor and two City Council seats, two seats on the San Juan Bautista City Council, Monterey County Board of Education Trustee Area 5, San Benito County Board of Education District 1, Cabrillo Community College Trustee Area 7, South Monterey County Joint Union High School District and Hollister School District Trustee Areas 2 and 4.
In vying for the Hollister School District Board of Trustees Area 4 seat, Lisa Marks said she has no agenda other than wanting to set up children for future success. Over the years, Marks has served as a tutor for struggling students and has volunteered inside the classroom and in the community.
Rob Bernosky comes from a family of teachers. The incumbent running for the Hollister School District Board of Trustees Area 4 seat, Bernosky has two daughters who are teachers, is married to a teacher and has a sister- and brother-in-law who are teachers.
San Benito County employees have not been calling local residents to urge them to vote a certain way in the Nov. 3 election, despite what some voters have reported in recent complaints.
Today, we profile five candidates for San Benito County Supervisor District 4.
When Jim Gillio resigned on July 21, Mansmith felt a calling to run for the vacated District 4 Supervisor seat. In Mansmith’s opinion, the community has been “torn apart” and needs leaders who the residents in the county can trust.
Tiffany—who is one of five candidates for a seat as county supervisor in District 4—said he’s noticed that the county is facing significant challenges right now as they navigate through the Covid-19 pandemic. That includes the enormous impact on the local economy, schools and local families.
Robert Gibson has worked on his family-owned and operated organic walnut farm for more than a decade, putting in countless numbers of committed hours to help build a strong business.
Keith Snow has been a Hollister resident for the past 10 years and in that time he’s taken notice on what’s been going on within the county.