Citizens for Fiscal Responsibility

Promoting financial sustainability in San Jose through common sense government 

City of San Jose Election and Campaign Information

Public Portal for Campaign Finance Disclosure and Lobbyist Filings  
San Jose City Clerk's Office Election Webpage

Not sure what District you're in?  Go to and click on "Look up your Districts." You can also monitor election results and track your ballot to make sure it gets counted.

Primary Election

Tuesday, June 7, 2016


CFR rated the major candidates relative to traits we believe are important to the attainment of a financially sustainable model for San Jose.  We hope voters find this analysis useful in their determination of who to vote for in the primary election.

2016 Candidate Endorsements and Ratings for Districts 2, 6, and 8 can be found here.


Council seats in Districts 2, 6, and 8 are open as the Councilmembers will complete their second terms at the end of this 2016.


Several tax measures will be on the November 2016 ballot. 

General Election

Tuesday November 1, 2016


​Candidate responses to Questionnaire:

District 2:

          Steve Brown

District 6:

          Dev Davis

District 8:

          Jimmy Nguyen

No other candidate responses were received.

Recommendations for various ballot measures.


Voting is a Right and a Privilege

Part of being a responsible citizen is educating yourself on the candidates and the issues. While we all live busy lives here in Silicon Valley, we encourage you to look past the glossy mailers that will be filling your mailbox in the coming months and get to know the candidates and the issues.