About Peter Hernandez

Peter Hernandez Running for CA Congressional District 18 22445
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Peter Hernandez Running for CA Congressional District 18 224453
Peter's Business In Hollister, CA

Peter Hernandez is a first generation Mexican-American. He was born and raised in San Benito County, California, by parents who worked the fields, and he grew up in the agricultural community. He bought his first bike after working as a laborer in the Apricots Orchards as a young boy. His parents instilled in him a strong work ethic, a love for God, and a deep respect for the American dream and American exceptionalism. 

As a small business owner today, Peter understands firsthand the dedication and creativity required for a small business to thrive. And as a Hispanic man, Peter is dedicated to encouraging Hispanic families in the civic and electoral process, and looks forward to serving as their voice and representative in US Congress.

Peter currently holds office as a County Supervisor for San Benito County. He is passionate about restoring representative government as originally intended – local people representing and enriching local communities – as opposed to government serving and enriching itself. During the pandemic shutdowns, Peter stood against the overreaches of the state, believing the local communities should decide for themselves how to best care for and protect their constituents. He worked to keep businesses open, knowing how vital they are to the health of the local economy.

Peter is an America First candidate who stands against the harmful progressive policies of the Biden administration and the current Democrat Congress. He will fight to:

RENEW: The Rule of Law; Equal Justice Under the Law
RESTORE: Our Constitutional Foundation and Federalist Republic; Parents Rights
REVIVE: The Middle Class; A Unified America

Endorsements

To the Migrant Community of District 18,

Our country is living in very difficult times because of the division that has been created by allowing individuals to decide which party best represents their values & principles.

To tell the truth, it is very difficult for a person to find all his ideals represented in one party. For example, Latinos & Latinas can find our ideas of a better immigration system in one party, while the other party respects our fundamental rights as living beings. Nevertheless, both parties are working to build a prosperous economy that allows us to have a decent & well-paying job.

I launched a candidacy to unify minorities from California Congressional District 18 and to see our ethnic groups better represented in U.S. Congress. But also to put an end to the unlimited re-elections of a group of legislators from both parties; those who have had permanent power for decades. That’s why I have now considered the only option we have in District 18 to increase the strength of our minority communities is to support the candidacy of:

Peter Hernandez

Through his work ethic, I’ve seen his vision that seeks to improve the immigration processes for our county. Peter supports a better economic policy that benefits the middle working class & low-income minorities. His work is a constant reflection of his respect for our rights enshrined in the Constitution.

Respectfully,

Luis Acevedo-Arreguin
Luis Acevedo-Arreguin
Democrat Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives - California 18th Congressional District
Peter Hernandez is a member of the San Benito County Board of Supervisors. He’s a small business owner who has been a leader in redevelopment of Downtown Hollister. He’s especially strong on knowing how federal mandates impose costs and burdens on local governments and businesses. He would be a dependable vote in Congress in support of traditional business positions.

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Kevin Dayton
Government Affairs Liaison, Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce

Mark Meuser – Constitutional Attorney, and candidate for US senate
Shannon Grove – State Senator
Liz Lawler – City Councilwoman Monte Sereno, candidate for State Assembly
Rowena Turner – City Councilwoman Monte Sereno
Don Gage – Retired Santa Clara County Board of Supervisor, and Gilroy Mayor
Gino Borgioli – Morgan Hill Council member
Marie Blankley – Gilroy Mayor
Dion Bracco – Gilroy City Councilman
Carol Marques – Gilroy City Councilwoman
Butch Lindley – Former Monterey County Supervisor
Connie Conway – Congresswoman CA22, Former Speaker of California Assembly
Bob Cooke – Special Agent in Charge, Retired California Department of Justice
Liz Silva – City of Gonzales Council Member
Mike LaBarre – King City Mayor
Oscar Soto – Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board Member
Linda Chavez – Alum Rock Union Elementary School District Board Member
Frank Chavez – Chavez Jewelers
Kevin Dayton – Government Affairs Liaison, Salinas Valley Chamber Of Commerce

LEXIT Movement, Inc.
Farm Bureau Monterey
California Parents Union
Santa Clara Police Officers’ Association
California Department Of Justice
Patriots For Freedom PAC

Silicon Valley Republican Women
Si
licon Valley Republicans
South County Congress Of Republicans
CAGOP
Santa Cruz GOP
MONTEREY GOP
SAN BENITO GOP
CA Congress of Republicans
Santa Clara Police Officers’ Association
VAC Action

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Peter Hernandez for Congress
Campaign Office: (831) 297-8622
info@hernandezforcongress.com

Hollister, CA, United States

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