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.

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: Today Is Last Day for Early Voting in Midterms

Full-service satellite locations are open Monday, but closed on Election Day while 50 drop-off sites are available.

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.

San Jose Councilman Don Rocha Misses Vote on Signature Policy

Councilman Don Rocha stunned allies and adversaries alike when he skipped a vote Tuesday on a proposal to study commercial impact fees.

San Jose’s ‘Hope Village’ Camp Forced to Relocate; Search Continues for Alternate Site

Though its future remains uncertain, Hope Village accomplished what no local elected leader has had the political will or vision pull off.

Will SVO Schism Undermine Group’s Political Influence?

Infighting at the Silicon Valley Organization (SVO)—neé San Jose-Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce—finally reached a breaking point.