Mayor - City of San Jose
Matt comes from the business world where he founded and grew companies dedicated to empowering neighborhoods and communities and holding government accountable. He ran for Mayor of San Jose to give us a voice – and to make sure our city government is working for us.
Matt was raised by working-class parents: a school teacher and a letter carrier. He was taught to value hard work, the importance of education and the power of community. Growing up in Watsonville, Matt’s interest in local politics was sparked by.....
Learn more at MahanForSanJose.com
District 2 - Santa Clara County Supervisor
Madison Nguyen has never given up on giving back.
Her family fled war-torn Vietnam when Madison was just four years old. They later settled in the Central Valley where Madison worked in the fields alongside her parents. She received her BA from the University of California Santa Cruz and a Masters from the University of Chicago.
Learn more at MadisonNguyen.com
District 2 - City of San Jose
Joe is running for City Council to continue that career of service — and to continue working to hold city hall accountable — so our city is safe and clean, our tax dollars are not wasted, and we end the tragedy of street homelessness by creating shelter everywhere in San Jose and requiring people to use it. Joe is proud that our district has already done its fair share of hosting homeless shelters — now he will make sure every district does the same.
Learn more at LopezForSanJose.com
District 4 - City of San Jose
For more than 25 years, David has called District 4 his home, where he has been blessed to raise a family and does what he loves - make the community a better place for all. For 14 years, he served on the Berryessa Union School District Board as an elected trustee, where he built strong relationships with local families, teachers, staff and students. In 2020, he was elected to San Jose City Council, where he has focused on the needs of all neighborhoods in the District, from Alviso to Berryessa.
Learn more at electdavidcohen.com
District 6 - City of San Jose
Michael Mulcahy was born and raised in San José – and he and his wife Kimberly brought up their three daughters right here in District 6. Michael went to St. Christopher School in our district, then went on to Bellarmine College Prep and then San José State University.
As a proud, third-generation son of San José he has worked to build a stronger and safer city. He has founded numerous neighborhood-serving businesses – and created hundreds of local high-wage jobs.
Learn more at MulcahyforSanJose.com
District 8 - City of San Jose
Sukhdev Bainiwal, a 57-year-old engineer and former city airport commissioner, is a hopeful for the San Jose City Council, aiming to represent District 8. Bainiwal, who has witnessed his Evergreen neighborhood's decline over four decades, is determined to change its course. Bainiwal's priorities include addressing public safety through Neighborhood Watches and increasing the police force, homelessness through interim housing construction, increasing affordable housing stock by streamlining the city's permitting process, and revitalizing commercial centers to support small businesses. He also plans to invest in local parks, particularly the polluted Lake Cunningham.
Learn more at SukhdevBainiwal.net
District 10 - City of San Jose
George Casey knows — a better future for San Jose starts with creating a better city government right now.
That’s why he’s uniting everyone in District 10 — and beyond — who agrees we need to do a better job of making San Jose safer, cleaning up the blight, graffiti and trash that mars our city, putting housing where it makes sense not where it makes for more traffic gridlock, and making sure our homeless neighbors are indoors — not in our streets, creeks and parks
Learn more at caseyforchange.com
District 10 - City of San Jose
We are all part of the solution. In my decades of work in the public and private sector, I learned that complex problems require input from the whole community.
I approach my work on the City Council the same way. I am a voice for District 10. I’ve made it my top priority to reach out to community members and advocate on their behalf. By approaching issues from the ground up, we’ve been able to make a difference.
Learn more at arjunbatrasj.com