Candidates started pulling and filing paperwork Monday to run for local offices on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Monday was the first day to file paperwork for races on the November ballot. An array of races will appear on the ballot to go with runoffs from the June 5 primary.
For the San Benito County Board of Education District 3 seat, Joan Campbell-Garcia filed to run for reelection. For the District 4 seat, former Supervisor Reb Monaco filed papers to run for the seat held by Mitch Dabo, who’s facing a fraud investigation.
In the new San Benito High School district alignment, Steve Delay filed initial paperwork.
For the Aromas Water District where three seats are available, James Leap filed initial paperwork Monday.
Judi Johnson put her hat in the ring for the Sunnyslope County Water District.
In the San Benito County Health Care District, Ross Blasingame and Josie Sanchez filed paperwork for District 2, while Jason Noble filed paperwork for District 4.
As for the Hollister City Council, the City Clerk’s Office is handling those filings. The same goes for San Juan Bautista.
So far as of Monday shortly before 4 p.m., according to City Clerk Christine Black: Gordon Machado pulled papers for the mayor seat held by Ignacio Velazquez. Raul Escanero pulled papers for the District 3 position held by Karson Klauer. Marty Richman pulled papers for the District 4 seat held by Jim Gillio, who isn’t running so he can run for county board. And Rolan Resendiz released a statement announcing his candidacy for the District 2 seat held by Mickie Luna.