Assemblyman Evan Low Leads Push to Abolish Electoral College

A coalition of California legislators, led by Campbell Assemblyman Evan Low, introduced a resolution that aims to abolish the Electoral College.

From San Jose to D.C., Women Lead the Way in Election 2016

To help you make sense of the craziness that is the 2016 election, here’s our guide on how to vote from the nation’s highest office to city hall.

CA Democratic Party Convention Full of Endorsement Shenanigans

Democrats sparred this past weekend in San Jose, host of this year’s state party convention, and there was no shortage of shenanigans.

California Democrats Vie for Endorsements in San Jose

High-stakes power struggles will play out in San Jose this weekend at the California Democratic Party’s political convention.

Councilman Peralez Strips Down for Monday Night Live

Monday Night Live! ramped up the raunchiness with a skit that left freshman Councilman Raul Peralez drenched and shirtless.

San Jose Council Candidate Tim Orozco Admits to 2 DUI Arrests

Last week Fly took a close look at the life of Manh Nguyen, a candidate for San Jose’s District 4 council seat. This week Fly turned its attention on Nguyen’s opponent in the upcoming election, Tim Orozco.

Should Congress Still be Paid During the Federal Government Shutdown?

Almost two weeks into the federal government shutdown, there are still 800,000 employees sitting at home, waiting for Congress to approve a budget and allow them to get back to work. Meanwhile, members of Congress have not had any hold placed on their paychecks, and a growing number of people are not happy about it.

Mayor Reed Could Tie Legacy to Bringing A’s to San Jose

My last column described how luck, spunk and political ambition brought the 49ers to Santa Clara. Now it is time for San Jose to step to the plate and get the Oakland Athletics. Let’s start with the positives: A’s owner Lew Wolff wants the team in San Jose and the San Jose establishment wants the A’s in San Jose. So, what is the problem? Politics, pure and simple.