7 Races in Santa Clara County Headed to Automatic Recount

Sylvia Arenas finished 88 votes ahead of Jimmy Nguyen in San Jose’s D8 council race, one of six local contests that may require a recount.

New Law Ensures Voting Rights for Felons in Local Jails

Despite opposition from law enforcement, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new law last month that protects voting rights for felons in county jails.