Monterey County Farm Bureau

Endorsed Candidates

Monterey County Farm Bureau's Board of Directors has made the following endorsments for candidates running in Countywide and State Representative offices.

Primary election is on June 5th ... remember to vote!

Monterey County Farm Bureau requests voters to give consideration to these endorsed candidates who demonstrate their commitment to the local Agricultural community and its importance to the economy of Monterey County.


Monterey County Supervisors, District 3

Christopher Lopez

As the son of small business owners, Vince and Tina Lopez of the former South Valley Auto Plaza in King City, Chris grew up with a clear understanding of what drives the local economy and the barriers businesses face when trying to grow and succeed. Lopez has served as Supervisor Simon Salinas’ Chief of Staff for the past 10 years. With a degree in International Relations, with an emphasis on Immigration and Economics, Lopez has the experience in local county government that our community requires to charge into the future.


More endorsements will be posted as decided.

Candidates for Countywide and State Representative offices may request an endorsement consideration in writing to our Executive Director, Norm Groot, at P.O. Box 1449, Salinas CA  93902.  The Board of Directors will determine if a candidate panel or forum will be held with all candidates participating, or other mechanism, to hear platforms from all candidates seeking the same office.

Updated 3/19/2018