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Mayor-Elect Dyer’s Winning Reaction: Tears and Prayer

Jerry Dyer said he was humbled upon learning Wednesday that he clinched the Fresno mayoral race. "When I found out the news today, I was in tears. The first thing I did do was fall on my knees and thank God for allowing me to become mayor of this city," Dye...
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Specialty Drinks in a Vault: Inside Election Night Party

Progressives packed a party celebrating election night returns Tuesday for Andrew Janz for Fresno mayor and Tyler Maxwell for city council District 4. At The Vault inside the iconic Pacific Southwest building, hundreds partied for an apparent Election Night...
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Dyer: I Hope to ‘Win This Election Outright’

Fresno mayoral candidate Jerry Dyer cast his vote on Monday at the central election office downtown with his 4-month-old granddaughter alongside. Of course, he did. David Taub Politics 101 While politics famously involves shaking hands ...
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Janz Uses Mayoral Forum to Criticize No-Show Dyer

The largest crowd of the local political season showed up at the Fresno4All mayoral forum Thursday night, with 300 in attendance. But one of the two front-runners did not appear — retired police chief Jerry Dyer. David Taub Politics 101 ...