Pam Foley to Face Kalen Gallagher This Fall in San Jose’s District 9

Come November, D9 voters will have their pick between a young independent in Kalen Gallagher or business-friendly schools trustee in Pam Foley. 

June Primary 2018: Elections to Watch in Santa Clara County

California’s long-awaited primary comes Tuesday, which means it’s down to the wire for a number of hotly contested South Bay races.

June Primary 2018: Meet the Candidates Running for San Jose’s Only Open Council Seat

A crowded field of six candidates has emerged in the June primary race for San Jose’s District 9 council seat.

Out + Smart in Silicon Valley: The New Faces of Gay Politics as the Breakthrough Generation Retires

Will quiet bias keep LGBTQ candidates out of office, or has shifting consciousness made the South Bay a safe place to run a gay campaign?

Milpitas School Board President Daniel Bobay Faces Blowback for Comment About Arming Teachers

MUSD board president Daniel Bobay faced some backlash for expressing ambivalence about gun-toting teachers.

District 9 City Council Hopefuls Share Their Vision for San Jose

Five folks running for the Cambrian council seat aired their views Monday in a forum hosted by the Santa Clara County Democratic Club.

Filing Deadline Closes with No Formidable Challengers in San Jose’s 2018 Mayoral Race

The deadline to jump in the San Jose mayor’s race closed Friday with no realistic challengers for Sam Liccardo.

San Jose Mayor, Other City Council Incumbents Dominate in Campaign Fundraising

Incumbents in the San Jose mayoral and council races reported significant fundraising leads, according to campaign filings posted this week.

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo’s Agenda in Question after Big Vote

San Jose’s creation of stronger tenant protections—not in the manner preferred by the mayor—has led to questions about who controls the council.