This year’s presidential, state and city-wide elections came into full swing on Nov. 8. Explore each candidate’s social media presence through this interactive collection, and read Palo Altans’ stances on these issues.
Republican candidate Donald Trump and democratic candidate Hillary Clinton face off for the presidential bid.
Don’t stand still. Vote today: https://t.co/jfd3CXLD1s #ElectionDay #MannequinChallenge pic.twitter.com/4KAv2zu0rd
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) November 8, 2016
If only people with at least 4 grandparents born in America were voting, Trump would win in a 50-state landslide.
— Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) November 8, 2016
#CrookedHillary is unfit to serve. pic.twitter.com/bSuGvInNF1
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 3, 2016
Tomorrow, we have the chance to stand up for the America we believe in. RT this if you’re voting. https://t.co/jfd3CXLD1s pic.twitter.com/Wb7iYnjxdW — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) November 7, 2016
Senate candidates Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez will be fighting for the first open Senate seat in California in decades.
It was a moment I will cherish forever: casting my ballot for the first woman president. #ImWithHer #iVoted pic.twitter.com/Z7I4RQ5JPc
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) November 8, 2016
At the state level, democrats Vicki Veenker and Marc Berman run a tight election for California Assembly.
“I am absolutely convinced that Vicki Veenker is the best person to represent us in AD24.” – Supervisor Joe Simitian https://t.co/vzFAi7HGO8 — Vicki Veenker (@Vicki4Assembly) November 4, 2016
I stand w/ her experience, credentials & enviro leaders/orgs #IStandWithVicki @Vicki4Assembly @clcv @cejapower @SierraClubCA @SenatorPavley — Susan Frank (@suzfrankCA) November 1, 2016
Posting your completed ballot online is illegal, so here’s a “before” photo. I bet you can guess what the “after” photo looks like. #AD24 pic.twitter.com/cUt5KS7FWT — Marc Berman (@Marc_Berman) November 3, 2016
Thank you @pydems for being the first organization to endorse my campaign for the #California state assembly! pic.twitter.com/m8GcBjF3Cy — Marc Berman (@Marc_Berman) July 24, 2015
U.S. House of Representatives candidates are Democrat Anna Eshoo and Republican Richard Fox. Eshoo is expected to win the race. State senator Democrat Jerry Hill will be facing off against Republican opponent Rick Ciardella.
At the city level, eleven candidates are competing for nine spots.
Today is the day! Please Re-elect Liz Kniss for Palo Alto City Council! #womeningov #paloalto #election2016?? #elections #electionday pic.twitter.com/xgm7tft6hJ — Liz Kniss (@LizKniss) November 8, 2016
a new low in PA, lydia kou’s attack ads are ugly. i’m with adrian fine #votefine https://t.co/FCwuXiyaXQ — Elaine Uang (@elaineuang) October 16, 2016
Five candidates vie for three spots on the Palo Alto School Board. Melissa Baten Caswell, Jay Blas Cabrera, Todd Collins, Jennifer DiBrienza and Heidi Emberling have lobbied for these spots.
Voting for Jennifer DiBrienza for Palo Alto School Board, and incumbents Heidi Emberling and Melissa Baten Caswell pic.twitter.com/wWp5rCsKHn — Esther Wojcicki (@EstherWojcicki) November 5, 2016
Palo Alto High School journalism teacher Esther Wojcicki will be voting for Jennifer DiBrienza, Heidi Emberling and Melissa Baten Caswell.
#supportingallstudents #bridging the gap pic.twitter.com/cAjQGWnHer — Melissa Caswell (@mbcs) November 3, 2016
#VoteSV pic.twitter.com/hbCaDR9CBq — Jay B Jacob Cabrera (@0e) June 3, 2016
Can male teacher hug female student on campus? Baten Caswell, Collins, Emberling and DiBrienza: No Cabrera: Depends on interaction and why — Palo Alto Weekly (@paloaltoweekly) September 21, 2016
Love our awesome high school Principals! #pausdpic.twitter.com/oEjCjCbMOC
— Heidi Emberling (@HeidiEmberling) January 26, 2016