Elections

Elections

San Jose council candidate loses endorsements after divorce claims come to light

Political and business leaders on Wednesday pulled their endorsements of San Jose District 8 candidate Jim Zito, after San José Spotlight reported details about his divorce that include an alleged history of controlling behavior and emotional abuse. San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, Councilmembers Pam Foley and Johnny Khamis, the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors and...

San Jose City Council candidates report staggering fundraising totals

Fifteen candidates vying for five seats on the San Jose City Council spent the last six months frantically fundraising, every incumbent building a war chest to defend their seats while three candidates raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars in their quest for an open seat. In San Jose, council candidates can begin fundraising 180...

San Jose: Senate candidates launch attacks over campaign funding

With March primary ballots hitting mailboxes in two weeks, the race for an open state Senate seat in District 15 is heating up, with candidates lambasting their opponents over campaign finances. Former Federal Elections Committee Chair Ann Ravel this week called for fellow candidate Nora Campos to return campaign funds she received from Big Oil. In a...