Eric Bauman Resigns as Cal Democratic Party Chair Amid Sexual Misconduct Inquiry

California’s top Democratic Party official stepped down amid mounting political pressure over claims of sexual assault and harassment.

Silicon Valley Democratic Club Elects Whole New Slate of Diverse, Progressive Leaders

The South Bay’s largest, most influential Democratic Party faction went through a dramatic shakeup Monday.

Santa Clara County Dems Censure Local Candidate Over Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A candidate for Santa Clara County supervisor was censured by the local Democratic Central Committee over a sexual harassment claim.

Santa Clara Co. Sheriff Demands Full Retraction, Skips Mercury News’ Endorsement Interview

Sheriff Smith making herself inaccessible to reporters comes amid criticism that she’s also disengaged from constituents.

California Democrats Still Split on Bernie, New State Party Chair

With its raucous election for party chair, the Golden State’s donkey party made for all sorts of colorful headlines this past weekend.

Year in Preview: 2017

San Jose Inside published its annual Year in Review list last week. Now we give you our prognostications of what’s to come in 2017.

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.