Elections

Elections

Reader Panel: San Jose voters discuss election priorities

San Jose voters have a full plate of decisions to make locally and countywide, when casting their ballots in the June primary. Residents will have the opportunity to vote for mayor, sheriff, county supervisor, five councilmembers, district attorney and assessor. Each candidate can appeal to voters by addressing hot-button problems like homelessness and housing, but also by touching on overlooked issues, according...

Silicon Valley Democrats demand candidate drop misleading mailer

The Santa Clara County Democratic Party is accusing a local candidate of using misleading campaign flyers to make it appear he has the party’s endorsement—when he doesn’t. Party Chair Bill James issued a cease-and-desist letter earlier this week demanding San Jose Planning Commission Chair and District 5 City Council candidate Rolando Bonilla stop using logos...

Election 2022: San Jose District 9 councilmember runs unopposed

San Jose Councilmember Pam Foley has spent the last three years prioritizing solutions for public safety, housing and homelessness. As she runs unopposed for the District 9 City Council seat, she hopes to build on that momentum, while also focusing on fighting blight and improving accessibility for the disabled and seniors. “These are critical issues...

How will San Jose mayor candidates improve the police department?

Almost every candidate for San Jose mayor is pledging to rebuild the city’s police department, which is still recovering from staffing losses that happened a decade ago. Their strategies are largely similar, with some differences. In recent forums, mayoral candidates Supervisor Cindy Chavez, San Jose Councilmembers Dev Davis, Matt Mahan and Raul Peralez and former...

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