Election 2018: Close Races to Watch in Santa Clara County

A week after Election Day, voter turnout is on track to reach 60 percent while roughly 100,000 ballots remain uncounted.

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.

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?

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 Council Candidate Accuses Incumbent Tam Nguyen of Libel, ‘Moral Turpitude’

Van Le says Councilman Tam Nguyen broke the law by using public resources to push his personal political agenda against her.

San Jose Council Candidate Crashes Press Event, Denies Claims of LGBT Discrimination

Council candidate Steve Brown crashed a press conference convened to denounce his views on discrimination against the LGBTQ community.

Beall, Nguyen, San Jose City Hall Take Big Wins in Primary Election

State Sen. Jim Beall and Assembly hopeful Madison Nguyen won big in their primary races, while San Jose saw two ballot measure victories.

Darcie Green Assembly Campaign Makes Strange Accounting Errors

Darcie Green’s campaign had a few stumbles to begin the year. Now, hard-to-find campaign filings have raised questions about her accounting practices.