Prominent Valley Water Advocate Jack Stone Endorses Andy Vidak for Congress(Hanford, CA) – Republican Andy Vidak continues to consolidate support from Central Valley agriculture leaders with today’s endorsement from Farm Owner and Former Water Coalition Charter Director Jack Stone. Stone joins over two dozen prominent area farmers who support Andy Vidak for Congress.“It’s high time we had a representative in Congress who fights for the Valley agriculture,” said Jack Stone. “Jim Costa is the great pretender, but the fact is, after over a decade in Congress, Costa has done little to help the Valley agriculture industry. Andy Vidak will change that the first day he steps foot in Congress. I’m… read more MAY 27
Andy’s Weekly UpdateThere are only 12 days to go before Election Day, and we’ve never been busier! We had a successful fundraiser last night at the Dante Club, and I really appreciate the people who attended the event. I’d like to give a special thanks to the host committee: Bill Davis, Randy Fortune, Tony Marchini, Shawn Coburn, Rusty Gragnani, Cort & Laura Blackburn, the Blackburn Family and the San Joaquin Wine Company. We were grateful for the funds we raised to defeat Jim Costa and we all had an enjoyable time.This week I had the honor of being endorsed by the one of… read more MAY 27
The Bakersfield Californian Endorses Andy VidakThe Bakersfield Californian | Wednesday, May 26 2010 07:31 PMThe biennial battle to unseat Democratic Congressman Jim Costa is in full flower, and this time the Republican field has more competition than usual. Political experience is in short supply on the GOP side of the 20th Congressional District race, but that’s not always a bad thing.Of the three businessmen seeking the Republican nod, we like Hanford cherry farmer Andy Vidak, 44. Vidak grasps the challenges valley farmers are facing because he’s living it. He’s willing to explore water-delivery options that may or may not include the water bond appearing… read more
Andy’s Weekly Email UpdateDear Supporters,We had another great week as we gear up to win the Republican primary! The campaign team is getting into high gear as we enter the final weeks before the election. The pace is exciting, and it’s outstanding to see how well people are responding to our message of free markets, limited government and fiscal responsibility.Our updated website was unveiled this week, featuring an expanded issues section and a lot of new information so be sure to stop by for a look. I am especially excited about the section on water and jobs, as these are the most… read more APR 29
Bill Jones Endorses Andy Vidak(Hanford) – Today, longtime Valley leader and former California Secretary of State Bill Jones announced his support for farmer and business owner Andy Vidak in the 20th Congressional District. Jones is one of the most trusted names in the Central Valley, and he joins a host of fellow agriculture industry growers in supporting Vidak, including Bill and Carol Chandler of Chandler Farms, David Jackson of Family Tree Farms, and Bob Smittcamp of Lyons Magnus.“Andy Vidak will carry a very strong message to Washington that… read more APR 28
Valley Growers Bill and Carol Chandler Endorse Andy Vidak(Hanford) – Today, 3rd generation growers Bill and Carol Chandler, owners of the Selma-based Chandler Farms, announced their support of Andy Vidak for the 20th Congressional District. They join many of the Valley’s major growers such as David Jackson of Family Tree Farms and Bob Smittcamp of Lyons Magnus in supporting fellow farmer Andy Vidak for Congress.“It’s no surprise that growers are backing Andy Vidak,” said Bill Chandler. “Our situation here in the Valley is critical, and we need immediate representation back in Washington so we can get water flowing again and kick start our economy. Andy Vidak knows our situation,… read more
FOR HONESTY AND REPRESENTATION
Mr. Andy Vidak formally announced his candidacy for the Republican Party nomination for the 20th Congressional District seat now held by Jim Costa, D., Fresno. Mr. Vidak is a lifelong resident of the Central Valley and owns Vidak Ranches in Hanford, CA.