Newest Addition to Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Represents Critical Swing Vote

Susan Ellenberg’s election to the Santa Clara County District 4 seat stands to shift the board to the center in the years ahead.

Santa Clara County Officials Spar Over Who Should Influence Billions of Dollars in Tax Appeals

What would’ve been a routine nomination erupted into a political brawl between county Assessor Larry Stone and Supervisor Dave Cortese.

Tam Nguyen’s Lead Over Maya Esparza Narrows to Just 13 Votes in San Jose’s District 7 Race

Maya Esparza had nearly caught up to D7 incumbent Tam Nguyen by Wednesday, trailing him this afternoon by a margin of just 13 votes.

Susan Ellenberg Leads in Santa Clara County Supervisor Race

Garbage haulers, cemetery operators and public safety unions spent heavily to hit Susan Ellenberg with attack mailers, to little effect.

Election 2018: San Jose Councilman Battles SJUSD Trustee for County’s D4 Seat

The race for county supervisor pits a trustee of the South Bay’s largest school district against a councilman of Silicon Valley’s largest city.

Election 2018: SJUSD’s Area 4 Race Pits Seasoned Educator Against Tech Industry Veteran

Come Election Day, local voters will choose between a seasoned educator or a tech industry veteran in the race for SJUSD Area 4.

Don Rocha Holds Narrow Lead Over Pierluigi Oliverio in Santa Clara County Supervisor Race

Don Rocha is hanging onto narrow lead over Pierluigi Oliverio for the runner-up spot in Santa Clara County’s District 4 supervisor race.

Dominic Caserta in Free Fall as Key Endorsers Back Out Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Dominic Caserta has been losing key endorsements in his bid for Santa Clara County supervisor after new allegations surfaced this week.

San Jose Weighs Compromise on Union-Backed Measure Requiring Local Hires, Prevailing Wages

Developers would have to pay prevailing wages and hire local workers for subsidized projects under a proposed compromise measure.