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, […]