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April 24, 2024

Candidates qualified for most Nov. 8 Morgan Hill races

Most incumbents will face competition on the Nov. 8 ballot for elected offices representing the City of Morgan Hill and the Morgan Hill Unified School District, according to local elections officials. The qualifying period to appear on the Nov. 8 ballot ended Aug. 12 for...

City council, board of supes continue to play it safe with remote meetings

Most elected government bodies, councils and boards in the Bay Area have resumed in-person meetings as vaccination rates have climbed and Covid-19 pandemic restrictions have eased. But the Morgan Hill City Council and Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors are among the few remaining holdouts,...

Five candidates pull papers for Morgan Hill election

The nomination period for candidates for City of Morgan Hill offices in the Nov. 8 election continues through next week, and some local residents have already begun showing their interest in running. Up for election on Nov. 8 in Morgan Hill are the offices of...

Nominations period opens for Nov. 8 election

The nominations period will open on July 18 for candidates who want to run for local offices in the Nov. 8 election. The nominations period closes at 5pm Aug. 12, according to a press release from the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Office....

Registrar certifies election results

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters’ Office on July 7 certified the official results of the June 7 Statewide Direct Primary Election.  “Voter turnout has been on par for this election,” said Registrar of Voters Shannon Bushey. “Gubernatorial Primaries generally see lower voter participation...

Carr announces run for mayor of Morgan Hill

Larry Carr, a former longtime elected official who served on the city council for 20 years, announced he is running for Mayor of Morgan Hill in the Nov. 8 election. Carr said as a Morgan Hill native who has been actively involved in the community...

Resident says councilmember ‘harassed’ husband

A Morgan Hill resident has publicly accused a city council member of verbally accosting him at a recent public event, although perceptions of the incident differ among those who were involved or witnessed it.  During public comment at the June 15 Morgan Hill City Council...

Sheriff candidate charged with perjury

A 48-year-old Cupertino woman who ran for the position of Santa Clara County sheriff in the June 7 primary election has been charged with perjury for allegedly saying she had the law enforcement experience required to qualify for the job, prosecutors said. Anh Colton, who...

Pellerin, Lawler hold lead in 28th Assembly District election

Retired Santa Cruz County Clerk Gail Pellerin holds a steady lead in the four-way race for the 28th Assembly District, according to election officials. Results from the June 7 primary election, posted on the California Secretary of State’s website, show Pellerin leading the vote tally...

Arenas, Khamis lead in District 1 Supervisor election

Two veterans of San Jose politics appear to be headed toward a runoff election in November for the Santa Clara County District 1 Supervisor’s seat, as Sylvia Arenas and Johnny Khamis solidly lead the five-candidate field that includes two longtime South County officials.  Balloting closed...

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