Newsom Recall Unanimously Endorsed by SVGOP

Support for the recall of failed Governor Gavin Newsom continues to grow, including in Santa Clara County. Now the Santa Clara County Republican Committee (aka the SVGOP) has officially endorsed the recall via a unanimous vote at its February meeting. Committee members cited Newsom’s singular litany of failures for why he needs to be recalled. Ready to add your name to the recall petition? Visit

Don’t Nuke Neighborhoods in San José

Did you know that an advisory panel in San José has recommended the elimination of single-family home zoning on neighborhood streets away from major boulevards and transit? This betrayal of the families in those neighborhoods contravenes the Envision San José 2040 General Plan that was adopted after much civic input. This so-called “Opportunity Housing” concept also contravenes common sense. The SVGOP supports more infill housing along major boulevards and close to transit stations. That makes sense. It doesn’t make sense …

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Open Letter to the Employees of Silicon Valley

SVGOP received this open letter from a group of veterans for free speech. We are publishing it on Inauguration Day 2021 in the hope that it will inspire a Silicon Valley-led civic improvement during the Biden administration. To Employees of Silicon Valley: We are retired and/or career military officers.  We will not share our names.  Nor will we share our ranks. Opinions are hazardous to professional success in the US military.  We are not willing to take that chance.   Suffice …

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November 2020 Voter Guide

Ritesh Tandon – 17th Congressional District: Justin Aguilera – 19th Congressional District: www.justinaguilera.comDr. Alex Glew – State Senate 13th District: voteglew.comVicki Nohrden – State Senate 17th District: www.vicki4senate.comPeter Ohtaki – State Assembly 24th District: www.peterohtaki.comBob Brunton – State Assembly 25th District: votebobbruntonforassembly.comCarlos Rafeal Cruz – State Assembly 28th District: carlosforassembly.comDr. Shomir Banerjee – State Assembly 29th District: Terry Hines – Campbell City Council: terryhinesforcampbell2020.comPhyllis Vogel – Cupertino Elementary School District: phyllisvogel.comMarie Blankley – Gilroy Mayor: marieblankley.comDanny Mitchell – …

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It’s more important than ever to VOTE REPUBLICAN this November.  Democrats in Sacramento and Santa Clara County have gone TOO FAR – they are trying to: Raise your taxes as our economy struggles to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic; Defund police departments while weakening criminal laws and enforcement; and Remove EQUAL RIGHTS from the State Constitution through Proposition 16! Republicans want to move our State and our County in a better direction and will work to: STOP higher TAXES and Protect Prop …

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California GOP Elects New Leadership

reprinted with permission from Jessica Patterson was elected California GOP Chair at the bi-annual organizing convention on February 24 in Sacramento.  Joining her as statewide elected leaders are Vice Chair Peter Kuo from Santa Clara County, Treasurer Greg Gandrud from Santa Barbara, and Secretary Randy Berholtz from San Diego. Patterson, who won on the first ballot with a 24 percentage point margin over the next place finisher,  served as CEO of California Trailblazers which has trained many of our …

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