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Councilmember Eduardo Montesino

District 1


(831) 768-3001


Eduardo Montesino was elected to the District 1 seat on the Watsonville City Council in 2020 after running for the spot unopposed. It is his second stint on the city council. Born in Mexico, Montesino moved to Watsonville as a kid. He became a bus driver for Santa Cruz Metro and worked his way up to become supervisor at the transit operation. He said his experience working with other public entities paved the way for his career as a councilman. He is the father of four children. 

Notable quote: “My career as a public servant has given me unique perspective on the needs for our community, challenges and the need for experience during this hard times. We need to work together to get through this period.” (Source: Campaign statement)

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