P&F Campaigns in San Benito County
There are no Peace and Freedom Party candidates for the State
Senate in San Benito County.
U.S. House of Representatives
Joe Williams is the Peace and Freedom Party
candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in the 17th District, which
includes all of San Benito County, all of
Monterey County, and most of
Santa Cruz County.
He received 2 votes in San Benito County, of 141 in the entire district.
There are no Peace and Freedom Party candidates for State
Assembly in San Benito County.
Peace and Freedom Party Central Committees
There are no candidates for Peace and Freedom Party Central Committees
in San Benito County.
for this website is not aware of any endorsements of ballot measures
by the local Peace and Freedom Party organization.
President of the United States
The two candidates for the Peace and Freedom Party nomination
for President of the United States who appeared on the March 2nd ballot
(In addition, there were 5 write-in votes cast for Israel Feuer, who
qualified as an official write-in candidate as chair of a P&F delegation,
of which none were cast in San Benito County. Originally, the name of
Mumia Abu-Jamal was to appear on the
presidential ballot, but he decided just before the deadline for
withdrawing that he did not want to be considered for the Peace and
Freedom Party's Presidential nomination.)
The March Presidential Preference Primary was not binding on the
Peace and Freedom Party; the actual choice of a Presidential
candidate will be made at our August 2004 convention by the
members of the State Central Committee who were elected in the
- Walter F. "Walt" Brown (1,938 votes for 40.7%
statewide, 1 vote for 33.3% in San Benito County)
- Leonard Peltier (2,809 votes for 59.2%
statewide, 2 votes for 66.7% in San Benito County)
United States Senator
The Peace and Freedom Party candidate for U.S. Senator is
Marsha Feinland. She received 3 votes
in San Benito County, of 4,864 in the entire state.
There were four propositions on the statewide ballot March 2nd:
- Proposition 55: School Facilities Bonds. Peace and Freedom did not take a
position on this measure, because we generally oppose bonds but realize
that these are for a good purpose. The bonds were approved, by a vote of
3,239,706 (50.9%) to 3,130,921 (49.1%) statewide. In San Benito County, the
vote was 6,128 (49.4%) to 6,252 (50.6%).
- Proposition 56: the Budget Accountability Act. Peace and Freedom
urged you to vote YES on 56. The measure failed
to pass despite our support, by a vote of 2,185,868 (34.3%) to 4,183,188
(65.7%) statewide. In San Benito County, the
vote was 4,524 (37.4%) to 7,567 (62.6%).
- Proposition 57: Deficit Bonds. Peace and Freedom urged you to vote
NO on 57. The measure passed despite our
opposition, by a vote of 4,056,313 (63.4%) to 2,348,910 (36.6%) statewide.
In San Benito County, the vote was 7,197 (59.4%) to 4,924 (40.6%).
- Proposition 58: Prioritize Balanced Budget (above human needs, and
everything else), except for this year. Peace and Freedom urged you to vote
NO on 58. The measure passed despite our
opposition, by a vote of 4,535,084 (71.2%) to 1,841,138 (28.8%) statewide.
In San Benito County, the vote was 8,197 (68.2%) to 3,830 (31.8%).
This page was last updated on 30 April 2004
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