Election 2018: Two Schools Trustees Jockey for San Jose’s District 9 City Council Seat

The race to replace termed out San Jose Councilman Don Rocha in District 9 has narrowed down to two very different choices for voters.

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.

Op-Ed: Don Rocha Deserves Your Vote for County Supervisor

An activist and housing rights advocate urges voters to elect Don Rocha as Santa Clara County supervisor.

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?

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.

Santa Clara County Sheriff Outmaneuvers Re-Election Challenger for Key Endorsement

Laurie Smith won two key union endorsements, making the bid to unseat her that much more of an uphill battle.

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.

LGBTQ Candidates Win Early Endorsements from BAYMEC

The Bay Area Municipal Elections Committee has announced early endorsements for three candidates running in the June primaries.