SVGOP & SPARC Holiday Party!

Date:December 9, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM -9:00 PM

Location: Italian Restaurant in Santa Clara


Liberty, Freedom, and Opportunity for All.

Santa clara county Republican party


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We are currently accepting applications for interns. No previous political experience is required! This opportunity is open to all students in highschool and college.


Run for office or join a board or commission. We are always seeking qualified Republican candidates to run for office in Santa Clara County.


Help the party with your financial contributions. Give at whatever level you are comfortable. It all helps advance our causes such as freedom, liberty, and opportunity for all.

About the SVGOP

We are an ethnically and economically diverse group of citizens dedicated to preserving the quality of life for everyone in Santa Clara County. We believe in a better California by advancing principles of liberty and freedom.

The Santa Clara County Republican Party (SVGOP) promotes a vibrant, prosperous, and safe California with equal opportunity for all. We hope for everyone to achieve the American Dream.

Join us as a volunteer and help us advance the causes we value. Became a donor to support the efforts. Read our newsletter and site to stay up on the latest issues. Attend our events for a great time with like minded people.


Shane patrick connolly

Shane Patrick Connolly is the chair of the SVGOP. As a leading member of the local Republican Party, he is active at the local and state level.

Shane Patrick Connolly
Jeff Stanley

Jeffrey Stanley

Jeff Stanley performs the Vice Chair duties of the SVGOP in charge of fundraising. 

Alexander Glew, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Alexander Glew is the Secretary of the SVGOP.  He is an active member of his community, a member past director of the Los Altos Rotary Club, a past Los Altos Design Commissioner and Chair, and Secretary of  SPARCGOP.  Dr. Glew was a top two candidate for CA Senate District 13 in Nov. 2020.

Portrait of Alex Glew

Steven Brown

Steven Brown performs the SVGOP Treasurer duties. Steve is a security professional.

Contact Us

408 246 6600

522 North Monroe Street San Jose, CA 95128

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