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A message from Rob

Dear Friends,


Welcome to my new website for my run for District 1 Supervisor! During my two terms on the Los Gatos Town Council, I worked to address issues such as climate change, transit and congestion management, sustainable economy and equitable housing solutions. 

I was privileged to serve on the Valley Transit Authority, Community Choice Clean Energy, the Regional Air Quality District and LAFCO, where I have been passionate about fighting urban sprawl.

Helping Santa Clara County recover from the COVID crisis will be job one, including support for families and our struggling local business community. Another ever present danger is the threat of wildfire, which increases every year. These issues face all of us in Santa Clara County and District 1 in particular, with its large unincorporated areas, forests and hills. 

In addition, I am committed to breaking the downward spiral of the interconnectedness of homelessness, mental health and the criminal justice system.

As an engineer with 25 years of experience in solar and renewable energy, I am prepared to take on the challenge of climate change and promote fossil fuel alternatives for vehicles, buildings, and the grid, as well as completing our mass transit plan that was originally envisioned in the 70s. 

I invite you to join me in this campaign for District 1 Supervisor. Our District is large and diverse, including parts of the city of San Jose, Morgan Hill, Monte Sereno, Gilroy, Los Gatos and unincorporated Santa Clara County. 

I look forward to meeting you and hearing your concerns, whether in person or electronically. I will be an accessible campaigner and an equally accessible Supervisor. Maintaining an open and transparent government has always been at the top of my list for a good legislator. 

Thank you for your support,

Rob Rennie,  Vice Mayor of Los Gatos and candidate for Santa Clara County Supervisor, District One



Praise for Rob Rennie

“Rob is an extremely bright, hard-working, no-nonsense, get-the-job-done community contributor.  During his time in Los Gatos Morning Rotary he has taken on some of the most demanding community service projects and performed flawlessly.  In his public position on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, Rob will approach each challenge with careful deliberation, considering all interest perspectives.  Although he is an independent thinker, he will absolutely work hard to achieve consensus for the best ways forward for our County.  I wholeheartedly support his candidacy.” Timothy A. Lundell, Esq.

“Rob Rennie has a proven record of reducing carbon emissions through his role in helping to form Silicon Valley Clean Energy and advocating for decarbonization programs. As our supervisor, he will ensure the County addresses climate change and advances a more equitable clean energy future. He is the right choice and is the supervisor we need” — Jan Pepper, CEO Peninsula Clean Energy.

I enthusiastically endorse Rob Rennie for County Supervisor!  He has been a steady voice for the environment and climate action; for entrepreneurs and small businesses; for more robust emergency preparation and safety systems. Rob is thoughtful, knowledgeable, and follows through on commitments. He is also a pleasure to work with ... ” — Tara Martin-Milius, fmr Sunnyvale Vice Mayor

Rob Rennie in the News

SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 — San José Spotlight Los Gatos Vice Mayor Rob Rennie discusses the future of telecommuting in Santa Clara County. Making it permanent makes good green sense. READ THE STORY 


APRIL 24, 2021 — Gilroy Life features 4 candidates running for 1st District Santa Clara County Supervisor. READ THE STORY 


APRIL 2021 — San José Spotlight Los Gatos Vice Mayor Rob Rennie Jumps Into Supervisorial Race
Los Gatos Vice Mayor Rob Rennie is officially jumping into the race to replace Santa Clara County Supervisor Mike Wasserman. READ THE STORY

APRIL 2021 — Los Gatos Living magazine features Los Gatos Councilman and Vice Mayor Rob Rennie in a new series of articles. Rennie opens a discussion on the links between mental health issues, homelessness and the criminal justice system. Rennie is also a candidate for Santa Clara County Supervisor, Dist. 1  DOWNLOAD PDF

A message from Rob