Election 2024

What Silicon Valley DNC delegates say about Biden

Most of Silicon Valley’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention who backed President Joe Biden are now on board with fresh leadership from the party. Days before Biden withdrew from the race Sunday amid intensifying calls for him to step aside, most delegates stood staunchly behind him. Some local Democrats wished they had a better...

Silicon Valley candidates spent hundreds of thousands on recount

New campaign finance filings show Assemblymember Evan Low significantly outspent his opponent, former San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, on lawyers related to the April recount that solidified both their spots in the November runoff for Congressional District 16. While both candidates claim to have not been involved in the recount request, they received hundreds of...

Silicon Valley GOP leader says Trump shooting rallied RNC delegates

Moments after touching down in Wisconsin on Saturday for the Republican National Convention, Silicon Valley’s top GOP leader learned that a shooter attempted to gun down former President Donald Trump. “Everybody was really concerned. It was a pretty shocking and historic day,” Shane Patrick Connolly, chairman of the Santa Clara County Republican Party, told San...

Follow the money: Silicon Valley’s 2024 general election

Candidates have raised millions of dollars across many contentious races to represent Silicon Valley, on national, state and local stages. The most anticipated race is in Congress, for who will represent Congressional District 16 following Rep. Anna Eshoo’s retirement. After a crowded March primary election, former San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo came out on top,...

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