By Robert Haugh
The early Santa Clara Election results have the incumbents winning.
Mayor Lisa Gillmor has a slim lead over her challenger Anthony Becker.
Councilmember Raj Chahal has a commanding lead over his challenger Larry McColloch.
Councilmember Karen Hardy also has a big lead over her challenger Christian Pellecchia.
According to the Registrar of Voters website, approximately 50 percent of the estimated ballots have been counted countywide. The next update will be later today around 5 p.m.