Santa Cruz County Supervisor candidate Felipe Hernandez defeated Jimmy Dutra in the District 4 race. (Contributed)
Last county update: 12/6/2022 5:00:00 PM
Santa Cruz County Supervisor, District 4 (vote for 1)
|JIMMY DUTRA||3959 (41.55%)|
|FELIPE HERNANDEZ||5442 (57.11%)|
WATSONVILLE >> Felipe Hernandez defeated Jimmy Dutra in the District 4 Santa Cruz County supervisor race, according to official election results posted Dec. 6.
Hernandez has served on the Watsonville City Council and Dutra currently serves on the Watsonville City Council. The District 4 supervisor is elected by voters in South County. The seat is now held by Greg Caput. Learn more about the supervisor’s role.
Where the candidates stand
Santa Cruz Local surveyed and conducted in-person interviews with dozens of voters in county supervisor District 4 this year.
Voters’ top priorities were:
- Attracting well-paying jobs.
- Attracting recreation and leisure activities for families.
- Advocating for Watsonville and District 4.
- Building affordable housing.
Read Santa Cruz Local’s Election Guide on the Santa Cruz County District 4 supervisor race to learn about:
- The supervisor’s roles and responsibilities.
- Candidates’ profiles and voting records.