Susan Ellenberg’s election to the Santa Clara County District 4 seat stands to shift the board to the center in the years ahead.
What would’ve been a routine nomination erupted into a political brawl between county Assessor Larry Stone and Supervisor Dave Cortese.
Maya Esparza had nearly caught up to D7 incumbent Tam Nguyen by Wednesday, trailing him this afternoon by a margin of just 13 votes.
Garbage haulers, cemetery operators and public safety unions spent heavily to hit Susan Ellenberg with attack mailers, to little effect.
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.
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 is hanging onto narrow lead over Pierluigi Oliverio for the runner-up spot in Santa Clara County’s District 4 supervisor race.
Councilman Tam Nguyen appears headed to a runoff against his 2014 rival, Maya Esparza, for San Jose’s District 7 council seat.
Dominic Caserta has been losing key endorsements in his bid for Santa Clara County supervisor after new allegations surfaced this week.
Developers would have to pay prevailing wages and hire local workers for subsidized projects under a proposed compromise measure.