Redwood City Mayor Giselle Hale is likely to face off with San Mateo Deputy Mayor Diane Papan this November after the most recent ballot count update pushed Hale ahead of the former runner-up, Republican Mark Gilham.
Challenger Christina Corpus is on track to become sheriff over incumbent Carlos Bolanos in the San Mateo County sheriff’s race, with Corpus eager to begin working toward rebuilding trust amid a leadership transition.
Another vote count from the June 7 election was released by the San Mateo County Elections Office Wednesday, this time with a smaller jump in votes for Assembly District 21 candidate Giselle Hale, but it is an amount that brings her within 26 of current second-place finisher Republican Mark Gilham.
Another vote count from the June 7 election was released by the San Mateo County Elections Office Thursday, with a large jump in votes for Assembly District 21 candidate Giselle Hale.
A new style of governance is coming to San Bruno Park School District’s Board of Trustees whose members will soon be elected by area rather than at large, a move meant to embolden the representation of some of the most underserved voters.
Another vote count from the June 7 election was released by the San Mateo County Elections Office Thursday, with small changes and nothing to indicate much momentum away from the results released on Election Day.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democrats on Wednesday braced for renewed Republican attacks on their management of crime across the U.S. after residents in San Francisco voted overwhelmingly to recall the city's progressive district attorney, suggesting that even the party's most loyal supporters are …
Kevin Mullin emerged as a clear front-runner while David Canepa appears to also have gathered enough votes to advance to the general election, beating out challengers Emily Beach and Gus Mattammal in the race to represent the Peninsula’s newly drawn 15th congressional district following U.S.…
San Mateo County resident Victor Baiz hands his ballot to election volunteer Russell Devine to be put into the ballot box at the San Mateo County Election Center on Tuesday.
Diane Papan emerged as the clear front-runner in the race to represent the Peninsula in the state Assembly’s newly drawn 21st district, with results too close to call Tuesday night for challengers Giselle Hale and Republican Mark Gilham also looking to secure a spot in November’s general election.
In the race to be the next San Mateo County sheriff, challenger Christina Corpus has emerged with an early lead over incumbent Carlos Bolanos, according to initial results from the San Mateo County Elections Office.
The race to represent San Mateo County’s District 2, a largely suburban area currently represented by outgoing Supervisor Carole Groom, remains tight between Belmont Councilmember Charles Stone and Noelia Corzo, a trustee with the San Mateo-Foster City School District.
The race to represent San Mateo County’s third district has tightened from four to two with Menlo Park Councilmember Ray Mueller and San Carlos Councilmember Laura Parmer-Lohan taking the lead.
Measure C, a $292 parcel tax placed on the ballot by Belmont-Redwood Shores School District, appears to have gained enough support to pass Tuesday night, according to early results.
Millbrae School District’s Measure E, $90 million bond intended to support campus upgrades and other needs deemed critical for student success, seems to be passed up by voters Tuesday, according to early returns.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's Democratic attorney general was on pace to face the Republican Party's endorsed candidate in the November general election in a state that overwhelmingly favors Democrats, based on early ballot returns Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco on Tuesday has voted to recall progressive District Attorney Chesa Boudin in a heated campaign that bitterly divided Democrats over crime, policing and public safety reform.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom cruised to an easy victory in Tuesday’s primary barely one year after surviving a recall attempt, advancing to the November general election where he will be an overwhelming favorite to defeat a little-known Republican state senator.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco voters fed up with brazen burglaries and auto smash-and-grabs could oust one of the most progressive prosecutors in the country in a rare recall election Tuesday that has bitterly divided Democrats.
Just ahead of the June primaries, more than 20 employees with the San Mateo County Elections Office have contracted COVID-19 but officials say operations are running smoothly and full election services will remain open to the public.
Belmont-Redwood Shores School District officials are hoping voters will agree to extend the life of two parcel tax measures this June which they say ensures the district can continue to remain adequately staffed and provide a strong education to children.
The schools of the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District are known for their quality. Test scores are good, classroom experiences are positive and students have access to counselors, specialists and great programs like music and art.
Two are vying for San Mateo County’s chief elections officer and assessor-county clerk-recorder, an incumbent seeking to finish what he’s started and a political newcomer looking to bring the office to the people.
For more than 10 years, Mark Church has overseen a wide-ranging office with several key departments. The most public-facing department is the Elections Office, and it has proven to be innovative, efficient and transparent. There have been a couple of mistakes in sending out small batches of …
While this is a difficult time to be leading a law enforcement agency, it should also be seen as an era of opportunity as well.
The race between incumbent Carlos Bolanos and challenger Christina Corpus for San Mateo County sheriff is heating up, amid changes to law enforcement nationally and locally.
From voting access and climate change to transportation and support for the immigrant community, Assemblymember Kevin Mullin has led the way on the Peninsula on a range of legislation that covers common-sense changes to sweeping reform.
Four candidates are running for the newly-redrawn 15th congressional district, which spans the eastern Peninsula from South San Francisco to Redwood City plus Daly City following the decennial redistricting process.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrats in many parts of the country are facing a potentially grim political year, but in California no one is talking about the liberal stronghold changing direction.
Diane Papan is a fighter, does her research and is passionate about constituent service. She is incredibly skilled at balancing ever-competing needs to come up with a solution that works best for everyone, yet pragmatic enough to recognize when a compromise is not available.
District 3 is geographically the largest in San Mateo County and the most diverse. It covers the coast from Pacifica south and also includes the rural communities of Portola Valley, Woodside and Atherton, along with parts of Belmont and Redwood City and the city of San Carlos. It also includ…
Four candidates are vying for outgoing Supervisor Don Horsley’s seat as District 3 representative on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, aiming to bring their varying perspectives to county decision-making.
One of the main skills for a member of the Board of Supervisors is to combine the different elements of community needs and desires and achieve the possible. Another is to work hard and understand what those elements are.
San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos Bolanos and Millbrae Police Chief Christina Corpus debated policies around ICE, use of force and program reforms at an April 27 candidate forum hosted by the Redwood City Woman’s Club and moderated by the League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County.
Assemblymember Marc Berman, D-Palo Alto, is seeking a third term to represent the San Mateo County coast and southern Peninsula in the state Legislature, challenged by Republican candidate and small businessperson Tim Dec.
U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo is seeking reelection to represent the San Mateo County coast and south Peninsula in Congress, running against seven challengers as she looks to defend the seat she’s held since 1992.
David Pollack, a political newcomer with visions of transforming the perception of San Mateo County’s office of assessor-county clerk-recorder and chief elections officer, is challenging incumbent Mark Church in his bid to remain in office.
Belmont Councilmember Charles Stone has staked his claim to the District 2 seat on the Board of Supervisors, arguing his experience steering the city makes him the best fit to help lead the county through its own challenges.
After years of helping to lead the largest school district in San Mateo County, Noelia Corzo is looking to expand her influence to the county, vying to represent the interests of District 2 on the Board of Supervisors including COVID-19 recovery, housing and environmental justice and develop…
Millbrae Police Chief Christina Corpus is calling for a change in her bid to unseat San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos Bolanos, with the incumbent highlighting his experience and recent program achievements.
South San Francisco Assemblymember Kevin Mullin, with a focus on election reform and climate protections, is running to represent the Peninsula in Congress following the retirement of longtime U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier.
Gus Mattammal, a private tutor and Half Moon Bay resident, is running to represent the Peninsula’s 15th district in Congress on a “constructive conservatism” platform with universal health care and environmental issues at the forefront.
San Mateo County Supervisor David Canepa, with a campaign focused on Medicare for All and free community college, is running for Congress to represent the Peninsula’s 15th district following the retirement of longtime U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo.
With a grassroots campaign and a focus on climate action, Burlingame Councilmember Emily Beach is vying for a seat to represent the Peninsula’s 15th district in the House of Representatives.
Laura Parmer-Lohan, a San Carlos councilmember, small business owner and working mom, wants to bring her vision of unity to San Mateo County’s District 3 to help address one of the most pressing issues in the area, climate change.
Menlo Park’s Ray Mueller has thrown his name into the ring to represent San Mateo County’s District 3 with plans to tackle the district’s top priorities ranging from farmworker housing to infrastructure improvements.
A decade into serving San Mateo County’s coastside, Virginia Chang Kiraly says she’s ready to bring her fiscal watchdog mentality to the county level, aiming to represent District 3 on the county’s Board of Supervisors.
Steven Booker, a San Mateo County native but somewhat political outsider, has set his eyes on securing a seat on the Board of Supervisors in a fight to bring greater representation of underserved communities to the county and a voice for the voiceless.
San Bruno voters could get a chance to repeal the city’s separately-elected mayor arrangement this November, with councilmembers this week agreeing to put the question on the upcoming ballot.