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January 17, 2021

City Council matches demographics

Gilroy is becoming increasingly Latino, according to new census reports, and its elected officials match the city’s shifting demographics. The re-election of Peter Leroe-Muñoz as the Gilroy City Council’s fourth Latino member may enable the city to avoid the kind of dramatic shift to district...

Family fuels Rivas

Bold. That’s how Robert Rivas, newly elected assembly member to California’s 30th district describes himself, his leadership style and his campaign. “I’m not afraid to make a decision, so long as it’s the right decision to make,” said Rivas said in his first interview...

Marques victory adds slow-growth vote

In the Nov. 6 election for three four-year seats on the Gilroy City Council, there were no surprises. Not so for the single two-year seat. In the major upset of Election Day in Gilroy, incumbent Dan Harney lost to slow-growth advocate Carol Marques for the open...

Thousands of local ballots are uncounted

On Monday, Nov. 12, schools, banks and government offices were closed—except employees of the Santa Clara County Clerk’s elections office. Like their counterparts across California—and in many other states—they were busy validating and counting bagsful of ballots mailed at the last minute. In California, Nov....

Rossi holds big lead over Borgioli for county school board seat

In a contentious battle between two Morgan Hill residents, Santa Clara County Board of Education incumbent Claudia Rossi held a more than 9,000-vote lead over first-time challenger Gino Borgioli for the Trustee Area 7 seat as of Nov.13, according to  unofficial results from the...

SCC voters help pass Gavilan’s $248M bond

Although ballots are still being counted by election officials, updated results for the Nov. 6 election have the likely passage of Gavilan College’s $248 million Measure X bond as well as the election of three new members to the school’s governing body. “This is a very exciting...

In upset, Marques claims 2-year seat

In the major upset of Election Day in Gilroy on Nov. 6, incumbent Dan Harney lost to slow-growth advocate Carol Marques for the open two-year seat. Harney and Marques had engaged in a contentious campaign. Harney raised more money, and Marques used resources and endorsements...

Gavilan’s $248M bond passes by slim margin

The future is bright for Gavilan College with the passing of a $248 million bond measure Nov. 6 as well as the election of three new members to its governing body. A combined 57 percent of voters in Santa Clara and San Benito counties (who...

Incumbent Smith holds onto sheriff post

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith won a sixth consecutive term in office after defeating challenger John Hirokawa in the Nov. 6 election. With 100 percent of the votes counted, Smith obtained 147,319 ballots, compared to 113,655 votes for Hirokawa, according to the Santa Clara...

Candidates have no time limit to remove signs

Gilroy residents could be seeing campaign signs lingering across the city well past the Nov. 6 election. The City of Gilroy Email Express this week included a reminder to residents and candidates about recent amendments to campaign rules that allows signs to stay up for...