Fidencio Leija

for Santa Fe City Council 2019
Passion - Experience - Leadership

 Build a better city for a better tomorrow


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March 15, 2019 

The Hidden Palms will be Fidencio's next event to engage the community


Community engagement is more than a term for Fidencio. He has been discussing the importance of investing in a community project that will discover what matters most to the citizens of Santa Fe for over a year. His campaign is unique and like no other because he has combined traditional campaigning with his experience as a community engagement facilitator and practitioner. Join us on Monday, April 15th at The Hidden Palms as we build on the engagement efforts from the Campaign Kick-Off with a Visioning Session facilitated by your candidate.  

March 7, 2019

Santa Fe comes out in support with over 60 in attendance at Fidencio's Kick-Off 


The Campaign Kick-Off was hosted at Haak Winery on a busy Thursday evening with youth sports, and the open house for parents in SFISD but the event still drew current and past elected officials, Veterans, firefighters, teachers, students, and community leaders with over 60 in attendance. Supporters and guests were greeted by Host Committee members requesting their direct participation with four engagement boards.


A large map of the Santa Fe city limits allowed attendees to place a sticker on their street. As they entered the covered patio area, they had the opportunity to respond to three questions by placing their input on a Posted Note and sticking it on each board. A Santa Fe senior Jorge Ramos II took the stage as the MC and introduced freshmen Varsity Choir member Hannah Tucker to sing the National Anthem. Fidencio shortly after took the stage and received numerous cheers and applauses as he addressed the crowd with his vision for Santa Fe. 

March 4, 2019

Fidencio goes door to door on HWY 6


Businesses along HWY 6 were visited by Fidencio inviting them to Haak Winery for his Campaign Kick-Off while sharing with him that he is a 1996 Santa Fe graduate that played on the well known boys basketball team that went to State and that he is a military Veteran of the United States Navy.  

February 15, 2019 

Candidate arrives with family and local business leader to officially file


Fidencio understands the importance of having family behind you when making the big decision to file to become a candidate for an elected office. He arrived at Santa Fe City Hall with his wife Krissy Tibaldo-Leija, a registered nurse in labor & delivery, and his three kids - Kamryn (13), Fidencio III "Champ" (4), and David (7 months).  The family support did not stop there. His parents, Fidencio and Lorenza, as well as his two brothers Juan and Rey, where in attendance. 


The support continued with his in laws Ricky and Elizabeth Tibaldo, local business owners of Tibaldo's Feed & Supply, showing their support. His wife's grandparents Richard"'Dicky" Pearson, Air Force Veteran, and Beverly Pearson embraced the event with their presence. After filing, Fidencio acknowledged the importance of having family support with a brief speech highlighting leadership and being a good example for his community but more importantly for his children.

February 13, 2019

Attends Santa Fe Chamber Luncheon to announce his candidacy publicly 


As an active Santa Fe Chamber Member, Fidencio attended the monthly luncheon with his staff and a special guest to announce his candidacy. Several in attendance approached him after the meeting to share their concerns and vision for the City moving forward. 

February 11, 2019

Fidencio announces he will file for Santa Fe City Council and receives 2.1K views

After weeks of deliberating and one-on-one meetings with Santa Fe citizens, Fidencio took to social media Monday night in his video announcement. The video to date has received 2,100 views on Facebook with an astounding number of comments in support of his candidacy.