Area candidates for city and and school board from Alice, Ben Bolt, Benavides, Freer, Premont and San Diego in the upcoming November 6 Election.
City of Alice
Justice of the Peace Precinct 1
Richard De Leon
Ben Bolt – Palito Blanco Independent School District
Mario Escobar (incumbent)
Jessica L. Molina
Zelda Saenz (incumbent)
Edward “Eddie” Buentello
Esteban “Steven” Perez
City of Benavides
The adoption of a local sales and use tax in the City of Benavides at the rate of 2 percent.
Ninfa Garcia (incumbent)
Adrian “Tudy” Garza
Luis “Louie” Garza
Enrique Escontrias Jr. (incumbent)
Erasmo “Moe “ Carvajal Jr.
City of Freer
Fernando A. Carballeira
Arnoldo “Guero” Cantu (incumbent)
Alderman Place 1
Carlos H. Salinas (incumbent)
Lauro Bazan Jr.
Alderman Place 2
Debbie Martinez (incumbent)
Linda Garza – Moncada (incumbent)
Cresencio “JR” Acevedo (incumbent)
Geraldine “Geri” Van Belt
Place 3 (incumbent Gilbert Saenz is not running)
Gloria Emily Saenz
(Incumbent Hervey Jaramillo is not running)
Marcela Jimenez – Scott
Lee Rodriguez (incumbent)
Brandi N. Benavides
Naida Quintanilla Martinez (incumbent)
Three spots available for election out of all the candidates for Premont ISD.
City of San Diego
Place 1 (incumbent Janie Lopez is not running)
David Rivera Jr.
Juan G. Valdez
Ricardo "Ricky" Munoz (incumbent)
Jose “Gino” Martinez III
Rolando "Triplet" Guerrero (incumbent)
San Diego ISD
Rafael “Ralph” Saenz III (incumbent)
Priscilla A. Martinez
Christine A. Santos
Librada “Libby” Vela (incumbent)
Place 7 (incumbent Christine A. Santos is not running)
Belinda “Bel” Vera
Luis Ortiz Jr.
Duval Groundwater Conservation District
Precinct 2, Place 2
Elda Flores (incumbent)
Precinct 3, Place 3
Roberto Garcia (incumbent)
Jerry A. Pena
Early voting will begin on Monday, Oct. 22 through Friday, Nov. 2. The last day to register to vote for November elections is Tuesday, Oct. 9.