Santa Clara County Has Record Turnout for 2016 Presidential Election: Registrar of Voters

Last year’s presidential election set a record for the most ballots cast in Santa Clara County history, according to a new report.

A Look at Who’s Funding San Jose Council Races, Local Measures

Political donors have spent more than $1.6 million on three San Jose ballot measures and another $822,000 on three City Council contests.

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.

Questions Arise on ‘Dark Money’ Influence in South Bay Politics

A fresh round of campaign finance data triggered two unrelated claims about “dark money” influence in Silicon Valley politics.

Volunteers Out in Full Force to Register New Voters

Today is National Voter Registration Day, which means volunteers will canvass the community to register voters for the upcoming presidential election.

A Voter’s Guide to California’s 17 Statewide Ballot Measures

Seventeen state initiatives have made their way onto the fall ballot, including some of the most complex laws ever put to a popular vote.