Chief Jerry Dyer

Madi Bolaños / KVPR

 

Fresno’s former Chief of Police led the city’s mayoral race late Tuesday night according to the county’s early results. By 10:30 p.m., close to a quarter of the votes were in, and more than 54% of them counted in Jerry Dyer’s favor.

At a packed election party at the Elbow Room restaurant, Jerry Dyer said the campaign has been all consuming. 

 

Kathleen Schock

Fresno mayoral candidate Jerry Dyer came to the studio to talk with FM89's Kathleen Schock about his priorities for the city and the politically polarized nature of the campaign.

Alice Daniel

While Jerry Dyer and Andrew Janz are the frontrunners in the race to become mayor of Fresno, they are among a field of 7 candidates vying for the job. FM89's Kathleen Schock spoke with Brian Jefferson, Richard Renteria and Nickolas Wildstar about the experience of running as outsiders and their vision for Fresno.

Alice Daniel

With one month to go before California's March primary, FM89's Kathleen Schock discussed the Fresno mayoral race with GV Wire News Director Bill McEwen, West Hills College Political Science Professor Nick Gera, and Fresno Bee columnist Marek Warszawski.

Monica Velez

Aaron Foster stands outside Wayne's Liquor store on East California Avenue. There’s a park across the street buzzing with people, a taqueria around the corner, and a library a few blocks away.

 

“This is the heart of Southwest Fresno,” he says. “There’s rival gang members that come by but they know this is a safe zone.”