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Garcia Seeks Full Term as Auditor-Controller



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Oscar Garcia wants the public to know what the Fresno County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector does and why it’s important.

Garcia is the incumbent in the position, having been selected by the Board of Supervisors in 2016 to fill out the term of the retiring Vicki Crow. He is now a candidate for a full four-year term, running against David Keyes and Alan Cade, Jr.

Garcia is from Selma. He worked as an assistant in a similar office in Tulare County prior to moving into the Fresno County Auditor-Controller’s office,

In this edition of Take 5, Garcia explains his role and what he hopes to accomplish if he is returned to office by voters. Among the topics:

—Garcia describes his background.

—He explains the role of the Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector.

—Why his experience makes him different than his opponents in the race.

—His investment strategy.

—His views on the financial health of Fresno County.

David Taub has spent most of his career in journalism behind the scenes working as a TV assignment editor and radio producer. For more than a decade, he has worked in the Fresno market with such stops at KSEE-24, KMJ and Power Talk 96.7. Taub also worked the production and support side of some of TV sports biggest events including the Super Bowl, the NBA Finals and NASCAR to name a few. Taub graduated from the University of Michigan with dual degrees in communications and political science. You can contact David at 559-492-4037 or at Send an Email