County Board of Supervisors reviews election process

The Nov. 4 election tested the patience of many local voters and candidates, who watched as results trickled in daily after Election Day and changed the outcomes in some tight races.

Now that the dust has settled, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian, chairman of the Finance and Government Operations Committee, held a special hearing Jan. 28 to discuss election matters involving the county’s Registrar of Voters.


El Camino Healthcare District board swears in directors Reeder and Fung

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David Reeder, left, and Dr. Peter C. Fung are sworn in as members of the El Camino Healthcare District Board of Directors Dec. 9. This is Reeder’s fourth term and Fung’s first.

Incumbent David Reeder and physician Peter C. Fung were sworn in Dec. 9 as members of the El Camino Healthcare District Board of Directors. In addition, the district board elected both to the hospital’s board.

The district was established by voter approval in 1956 and encompasses most of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View; a large portion of Sunnyvale; and small sections of Cupertino, Santa Clara and Palo Alto.


New faces, changing leaders

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Tight LASD races had supporters on edge of seats

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Measure N election consultant Chris Callaway, from left, Los Altos School District Superintendent Jeff Baier and candidate Vladimir Ivanovic check results online as the polls close on election night.

Election Day turned into Election Week for local residents tracking the results of Measure N and the Los Altos School District Board of Trustees race.

After a weeklong topsy-turvy ride, Measure N, the district’s $150 million bond, ultimately reached its 55 percent threshold for passage and voters elected incumbent Tamara Logan and newcomers Sangeeth Peruri and Vladimir Ivanovic to the board.


Mordo, Prochnow elected to Los Altos City Council

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Los Altos City Council candidates Jean Mordo, left in green, and Mary Prochnow, below left, gathered with supporters on election night.

The Los Altos City Council will feature two new faces next month.

Los Altos residents Nov. 4 elected realtor Mary Prochnow and retiree Jean Mordo to fill two open seats on the council. Prochnow finished at the top of the field of five candidates with 28.67 percent of the 17,565 votes cast in the race. Mordo, a former two-term Los Altos Hills councilman, scored 25.48 percent of the vote. Overall, 62 percent of registered residents cast votes in the council race.


Election 2014 Roundup

The following recap updates the election outcomes of the Nov. 4 races affecting Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View. Find a listing of final vote counts here.

MVLA High School District

Newcomer Fiona Walter garnered the most votes in the race for seats on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees, topping incumbents Debbie Torok and Joe Mitchner, who will join her on the board in December.


Election Night 2014

Results are in after a long night of ballot counting. See if your candidates made the cut.


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