96% of votes in Santa Clara County have been counted as of 4:27 p.m. 54% of registered voters have returned a ballot.
LOS ALTOS CITY COUNCIL
Neysa Fligor received the most votes and won every precinct, with 8,964 votes, roughly 40% of the votes. Fligor ran on a platform of “balanced leadership,” and pointed to her record throughout her campaign. In 2018, Fligor made history as the first Black woman elected to the council, and in 2020 she became the city’s first Black mayor.
Pete Dailey received 6,754 votes and narrowly edged out current mayor Anita Enander, who received 6,455 votes. Dailey explicitly positioned his campaign in opposition to Enander’s. Throughout his campaign he attacked her on issues ranging from affordable housing, to her vote against the city’s climate action plan and housing policies that Dailey said perpetuated systemic racism.
MOUNTAIN VIEW CITY COUNCIL
All three incumbents secured their re-election to the council by a wide margin.
Ellen Kamei, who served as mayor in 2021, received 15,303 votes, narrowly beating out current vice-mayor Alison Hicks, with 14,996 votes. Lucas Ramirez, the current mayor, trailed close behind with 14,680 votes.
PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL
Although some candidates campaigned together, none of the three elected candidates campaigned with each other.
Vicki Veenker received the most votes, with 14,237 votes. Out of the three winning candidates, Veenker was the only one who didn’t campaign with another candidate.
MOUNTAIN VIEW LOS ALTOS UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD
Catherine Vonnegut, the only incumbent in the race, received the most votes, with 20,443 votes. Esmeralda Ortiz trailed close behind with 20,133 votes. Thida Cornes came in third place, securing a seat on the board, with 13,952 votes.
PALO ALTO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD
Dharap endorsed Nicole Chiu-Wang, though she only received 10,650 votes.