Election Update: Hill Moves Up to Second in District 3

Updated results for the Fresno City Council elections, released Friday, provide a bit of clarity in the races. While still preliminary, these new results show slight increases in the narrow margins held by Luis Chavez in District 5 and Brian Whelan in Distr...
Fresno City Council District 7 candidates at GV Wire forum

Democrats Dominate Early Fresno District 7 Voting

Veva Islas, one of three candidates vying for the Fresno City Council District 7 seat, sent out a campaign email Wednesday morning stating that "Democratic mail ballots in District 7 so far are outnumbering those of Republicans by almost 3 to 1!" As the rac...

District 7 Candidates Press for Advantage at Voter Forum

Comparatively, they are left, right and center. The three candidates for Fresno City Council District 7 faced off in a forum Tuesday (May 1) night at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno. Veva Islas offered the most politically liberal approach to addre...