Rep. Jim Costa, D-Fresno, who has represented District 16 for 13 years, is being challenged by Elizabeth Heng, a young Republican who is the daughter of refugees, a previous small business owner and who worked as a staffer in Washington, D.C.
Lt. Gov. and gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom stopped in downtown Fresno at Bitwise Industries. He discussed poverty, homelessness, immigration and the California High-Speed Rail on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
Career Fresno, California, prosecutors Robert Mangano and William "Billy" Terrence, Fresno attorney Roger Wilson and deputy County Counsel Brent Woodward are seeking to fill two open seats on the Fresno Superior Court bench in the June 5 election.
City Councilman Luis Chavez, who represents District 5 in southeast Fresno, is facing three challengers for his seat in the June primary. They are Jose Leon Barraza, Paul "Paully" Condon and Paula Yang.
Voters in Fresno City Council District 7 will have three candidates with markedly different backgrounds to choose from to replace Councilman Clint Olivier. They are Nelson Esparza, Veva Islas and Brian Whelan.
Candidates vying to replace Clint Olivier on the Fresno City Council will meet in a "Candidate Conversation" on Saturday morning, April 28. The event is hosted by the League of Women Voters of Fresno. Candidates are Nelson Esparza, Veva Islas and Brian Whelan.
Clovis has three open seats on the City Council, but only one competitive race. Two council candidates are running unopposed for four-year seats. The two-year seat was vacated when Harry Armstrong retired last fall.