The votes have been counted—most of them anyway—and it’s time to reflect on all that went into the 2014 Midterm elections. But before we do that, here’s a collection of photos from the night that was make or break for local politicos.
San Jose’s three council races couldn’t have been more lopsided by bedtime, with Tam Nguyen, Charles “Chappie” Jones, and Raul Peralez all holding commanding leads in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Campaign disclosure forms covering the first half of 2014 came due Thursday, giving political nerds their first chance to break down exactly how much money was raised and spent in the first half of the year. The numbers also show who’s well poised for the November runoff.
Today was the deadline to file the first round of campaign finance forms for San Jose City Council and mayoral campaigns. Not all were uploaded online by the 5pm deadline, but here’s a look at the four mayoral candidates whose reports were available.