Though the “Blue Wave” was less mighty than Dems hoped, it was enough to at least undermine one-party rule in Washington.
In the race for San Jose’s only open council seat, D9, real estate broker Pam Foley pulled ahead of Kalen Gallagher by 945 votes.
Maya Esparza had nearly caught up to D7 incumbent Tam Nguyen by Wednesday, trailing him this afternoon by a margin of just 13 votes.
John Hirokawa forced his former boss into her first runoff, but Sheriff Laurie Smith still managed to secure a commanding lead.
Garbage haulers, cemetery operators and public safety unions spent heavily to hit Susan Ellenberg with attack mailers, to little effect.
Robert Varich has drawn criticism from fellow candidates for his controversial views on, among other things, arming teachers with guns.
Cupertino’s former city attorney, Randolph Hom, is gearing up to sue his former employer for wrongful termination.
Yemeni-American activists called on Councilman Johnny Khamis to reconsider his support for Saudi investment in San Jose.
A man whose alleged harassment prompted a MHUSD trustee to resign is now running for a seat on the seven-member board.
Someone trolled supe candidate Don Rocha by buying a domain name similar to his campaign website’s and redirecting it to a gossip blog.