Electoral Candidates Forum

— Candidates' Forum for the California Senate, District 15



The Willow Glen Neighborhood Association is hosting this nonpartisan forum to introduce the candidates for the District 15 Senate seat in the upcoming 2020 election.

The format of the event will be equal time Q&A with time for audience questions at the end.

Confirmed candidates for this event are:


Date & Time Thursday 17 October 2019 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location Starlite Banquet Facility,
680 Minnesota Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
Directions See the Google map and get directions to the site here
RSVP & volunteer (online)

On the WGNA website http://www.wgna.net/event_registration

Or offsite through Eventbrite 


About the California State Senate — 15th District

Senate District 15 is comprised of 950,000 residents and encompasses a large portion of Santa Clara County, stretching from Cupertino east to Mount Hamilton and from Los Gatos north to San Jose’s Alum Rock District. The cities of Cupertino, Los Gatos, Campbell, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, and the San Jose communities of Willow Glen, Almaden, Evergreen, East San Jose, and Downtown are included within the district. The district also contains vast rural expanses of unincorporated areas that extend to the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Stanislaus County border.

  • District 15 is currently represented by Jim Beall, who has served from the year 2012 to the present. Beall's term ends in the year 2020, whereas one of the above candidates will become our new state senator.
    • See the regular map of the district
    • See the zoom map, focusing on San Jose.