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Fresno County still ranks as one of the areas of highest concentrated poverty in the nation.
District 4 is ready for new leadership.
Meet the Candidate
José, son of an immigrant farmworker, was raised near Easton, where most of his family still lives. José has earned a reputation for taking on the Central Valley’s biggest problems as a rural city manager and he understands the needs of our communities.
As supervisor, José will get things done for rural Fresno and focus on creating new opportunities.
It’s time to replace Buddy Mendes on Fresno County, CA board
When it came time to redraw the political boundaries that govern Fresno County’s supervisorial districts, incumbent Ernest “Buddy” Mendes said a little tinkering was all that was needed. Nevermind the fact that Fresno County is a majority-Latino area in terms of population, at 53.6%. Only one of the five county supervisors is a Latino — […]
Ramirez is Challenging Mendes for Supervisor Seat
Jose Ramirez drew a strong turnout for his fundraiser on Wednesday. Ramirez is running for District 4 Fresno County Supervisor against incumbent Buddy Mendes of Riverdale. Though it’s officially a nonpartisan race, party affiliation often influences the outcome. Ramirez, a Selma resident, is a Democrat, and Mendes is a Republican.
Here’s the first announced challenger to Fresno County Supervisor Buddy Mendes
José Ramírez – who was 28 years old when he became city manager of Orange Cove and later took that role in Firebaugh and Livingston – has his eyes set on writing history: Becoming the first Latino living outside the City of Fresno to serve on the Fresno County Board of Supervisors. To do that, […]