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17 May
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Democratic Women for Bauman


The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.


As feminist women leaders, we stand with Eric Bauman for Chair of the California Democratic Party.

 

We applaud Kimberly Ellis and EMERGE for all the incredibly important work they do for women candidates — let’s be clear about that.  But for this job at this time, Eric is our choice.

 

Eric walks the walk, when Cheryl Cook-Kallio was running to unseat the only Republican in the Bay Area — Eric was there. When Sabrina Cervantes took on and flipped a Republican seat — Eric was there. When Sharon Quirk-Silva flipped a Republican seat in Orange County — Eric was there. When Dawn Ortiz-Legg ran in San Luis Obispo — Eric was there. When Holly Andradé Blair ran for city council in Lemoore — Eric was there.

 

Next year, we will need to flip at least 5 congressional seats in California, to protect women’s rights, to secure good schools for all kids, and to protect our environment. We need Eric’s ability and leadership to keep California winning for all of us.

 

Join us in voting for Eric Bauman for California Democratic Party Chair!

 

— Hilda L. Solis, Los Angeles County Supervisor & Former U.S. Secretary of Labor

 

Fiona Ma, Board of Equalization Chair

Karen Bass, Member of Congress and Assembly Speaker Emeritus

Julia Brownley, Member of Congress

Judy Chu, Member of Congress

Grace Napolitano, Member of Congress

Norma Torres, Member of Congress

Toni Atkins, State Senator and Assembly Speaker Emeritus

Cathleen Galgiani, State Senator

Hannah-Beth Jackson, State Senator

Connie Leyva, State Senator

Nancy Skinner, State Senator

Martha Escutia, State Senator (ret.)

Sheila Kuehl, State Senator (ret.) and Los Angeles County Supervisor

Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, Assembly Member

Autumn Burke, Assembly Member

Sabrina Cervantes, Assembly Member

Jacqui Irwin, Assembly Member

Sharon Quirk-Silva, Assembly Member

Gwen Moore, Assembly Member (ret.)

Bonnie Lowenthal, Assembly Member (ret.)

Cheryl Cook-Kallio, Assembly Candidate

Dawn Ortiz-Legg, Assembly Candidate

Leticia Perez, Kern County Supervisor

Janice Hahn, Los Angeles County Supervisor

Hilda L. Solis, Los Angeles County Supervisor and Fmr. U.S. Secretary of Labor

Leslie Katz, San Francisco Supervisor (ret.)

Amy Howorth, Manhattan Beach Mayor Pro Tem

Polly Low, Rosemead Mayor

Angie Reyes English, Hawthorne City Council Member

Holly Andradé Blair, Lemoore City Council Member and Kings County Democratic Party Chair

Nury Martinez, Los Angeles City Council Member

Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Council Member

Mary Jane Sanchez-Fulton, College of the Desert Board Chair

Andra Hoffman, Los Angeles Community College District Trustee

Sydney Kamlager, Los Angeles Community College District Trustee

Adele Andrade-Stadler, Alhambra School Board Member

Sarabjit Kaur-Cheema, New Haven School Board Member

Maria Elena Durazo, UNITE HERE General Vice President and DNC Vice Chair

Yvonne Walker, SEIU Local 1000 President

Alice Goff, AFSCME Council 36 President and Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California Chair

Dorothy Kim, Association of Pomona Teachers President

Maria Patterson, SEIU Local 1000 Lavender Committee Chair

Barbara Kerr, Fmr. California Teachers Association President

Alexandra Gallardo-Rooker, CDP Vice Chair and DNC Member

Becca Doten, DNC Member

Mary Ellen Early, DNC Member

Alice Germond, DNC Member and Fmr. DNC Secretary

Aleita Hughenin, DNC Member

Sandra Lowe, DNC Member

Melahat Rafiei, DNC Member

Susie Shannon, DNC Member and CDP Regional Director

Diane Boudreaux, CDP Regional Director

Debra Broner, CDP Regional Director

Florice Hoffman, CDP Regional Director

Hene Kelly, CDP Regional Director and CDP Disabilities Caucus Chair

Jeannie Klever, CDP Regional Director

Diana Love, CDP Regional Director

Suzan Wilkinson, CDP Regional Director

Karen Wingard, CDP Regional Director

Nikki Linnerman, CDP Legislation Committee Co-Chair

Christine Wagaman, CDP Organizational Development Committee Co-Chair

Lyn Shaw, CDP Platform Committee Lead Chair

Mary Rose Ortega, CDP Resolutions Committee Co-Chair

Kathy Bowler, CDP Rules Committee Co-Chair

Bonnie Shatun, CDP Voter Services Committee Co-Chair

Anna Soto, CDP Voter Services Committee Co-Chair

Roz Wyman, CDP Voter Services Committee Co-Chair

Judy Jacobs, CDP Children’s Caucus Chair

Brigette Hunley, CDP Computer and Internet Caucus Chair and Solano County Democratic Party Chair

RL Miller, CDP Environmental Caucus Chair

Genevieve Jopanda, CDP Filipino American Caucus Chair

Denise Penn, CDP LGBT Caucus Southern Chair

Jamie Beutler, CDP Rural Caucus Chair

Agi Kessler, CDP Senior Caucus Chair

Shawn Terris, CDP Veteran’s Caucus Chair

Rima Nashashibi, Fmr. CDP Arab American Caucus Chair

Lyn Shaw, Fmr. CDP Women’s Caucus Chair

Melissa Ramoso, Fmr. CDP Filipino American Caucus Chair and CDP Asian Pacific Islander Caucus Southern Chair

Robbin Proutt, CDP African American Caucus Vice Chair

Alyson Abramowitz, CDP Disabilities Caucus Secretary

Bonnie Shatun, CDP Labor Caucus Secretary

Ruth Musser-Lopez, CDP Rural Caucus Vice Chair

Anita Narayana, CDP Women’s Caucus Corresponding Secretary

Fran Sdao, Democratic Party of Orange County Chair

Laurie Gallian, Sonoma County Democratic Party Chair

Ruth McKee, Tulare County Democratic Party Chair

Jimmie Woods-Gray, Fmr. Los Angeles County Democratic Party Chair

Mary Jung, Fmr. San Francisco County Democratic Party Chair

Estella Kessler, Fresno County Democratic Party Controller

Bobbie Jean Anderson, Los Angeles County Democratic Party Vice Chair

Olivia Lee, Los Angeles County Democratic Party Recording Secretary

Cecile Bendavid, Los Angeles County Democratic Party Regional Vice Chair

Dr. Jeanette Burns, Democratic Party of Orange County Central Vice Chair

Diana Lee Carey, Democratic Party of Orange County West Vice Chair

Anita Narayana, Democratic Party of Orange County Secretary

Xochitl Medrano, California College Democrats President

Valeria Hernandez, Fmr. California College Democrats President

Pat Hobbs, National Federation of Democratic Women National Committeewoman and Fmr. President

Rebecca Saugado, Davis College Democrats President

Loren Brauner, Los Angeles County Brownie Mary Democratic Club President

Dorothy Reik, Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains President

Cara Robin, West LA Democratic Club President

Ingrid Hutt, Fmr. New Frontier Democratic Club President

Mimi Kennedy, Progressive Democrats of America Advisory Board Chair

Jerilyn Stapleton, California NOW President

Celestine Palmer, Los Angeles African American Women PAC Founder

Liliana Perez, NARAL California Privacy PAC Board Member

Torie Osborn, Former CEO, LA LGBT Center & National Gay & Lesbian Task Force

LaDawn Best, Executive Director, Peer Health Exchange

Marisol Barrajas, Democratic Women’s Study Club of Long Beach Board Member

Democratic Women’s Council of the Conejo Valley

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*All titles included for identification purposes only

 

 

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17 May
0

Lt. Governor Newsom Once Again Demonstrates Bold Leadership by Endorsing Ellis for CDP Chair


The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.


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Lt. Governor Newsom Once Again Demonstrates Bold Leadership by Endorsing Ellis for CDP Chair

For Immediate Release
Contact: 510-560-3704

OAKLAND, Calif. (May 16, 2017): Kimberly Ellis is proud to announce the endorsement of Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, the first statewide officer to weigh in on endorsements since early last year.

In an issued statement, Newsom lauded Ellis and her leadership abilities. “I’ve watched the race closely and believe that Kimberly has demonstrated she has what it takes to do the job at a critical time in our history. She’s shown an outstanding ability to organize, energize the grassroots and advance reform in our Party. I’ve known Kimberly for years and have especially been impressed with the way she grew Emerge California. She’s built a track record of supporting, training, and inspiring Democratic women to run for office.”

“I’m so incredibly proud to have the Lieutenant Governor’s endorsement. We’ve shown that the Central Committee and ADem delegates believe in our vision. The natural question has always been will our elected officials also support our shared vision for a new path forward,” said Ellis. “The Lieutenant Governor has once again demonstrated bold leadership, answered that question for us and joins other key leaders like Assistant Majority Leader Bonta, State Senator Mitchell and Congresswoman Speier.”

 

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17 May
0

Remember high school?


The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.


While the Trump administration and the Republican Congress are trying to outdo each other with their voter suppression strategies, we’re working diligently in California to empower young people to use their voices and VOTE as soon as they’re eligible.

As your Secretary of State, I have the privilege of traveling the state and visiting as many schools as I can along the way. At each stop, I partner with local groups to promote civic education and voter registration. In fact, state law designates the last two weeks of April and September as High School Voter Education Weeks.

This spring, the hot topic was online pre-registration.

Online pre-registration, made possible through legislation authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson in 2014, will help more young people vote as soon as they are eligible. Whether they’re at school, at home, or hanging out with friends, young Californians who are eligible can pre-register to vote on their smartphone, tablet or laptop. It’s quick and easy.

Getting young people involved early makes them informed and engaged citizens and much more likely to be consistent voters in the years ahead.

Which high school should we visit next? Email your suggestion here!

Here are a few highlights from my recent high school visits:

Sylmar High School (Sylmar, CA): LA Times: In California, teens can now register in advance to be voters – LA Times

John W. North High School (Riverside, CA): Press Enterprise: Secretary of state urges Riverside teens to register to vote

Hueneme High School (Oxnard, CA): Ventura County Star News: Voting is on the agenda of secretary of state’s Hueneme visit

Linden High School (Linden, CA): Stockton Record: Secretary of state takes youth voter drive to Linden

Argonaut High School (Jackson, CA): KVGC Radio: Argonaut High Welcomed California Secretary of State

Will you be joining us at the California Democrats State Convention?
Let us know by email today!

 

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17 May
0

African American Democrats for Bauman


The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.


African Americans have long been at the forefront of the civil rights, social justice, criminal justice, and economic equality movements in fighting for equality and justice for all Americans.

 

As Chair of the California Democratic Party African American Caucus, I’m proud to stand with so many leaders from our community in backing “the Eric I Know” to lead our Party forward!

 

–Hon. Darren W. Parker, CDP African American Caucus Chair
With less than a week to go until the vote, I hope you’ll join us in supporting Eric Bauman for CDP Chair!

 

Karen Bass, Congressional Black Caucus 2nd Vice Chair

Jerome Horton, Board of Equalization Member

Chris Holden, Assembly Member and Legislative Black Caucus Chair

Steven Bradford, State Senator and Legislative Black Caucus Vice Chair

Autumn Burke, Assembly Member

Jim Cooper, Assembly Member

Mike Gipson, Assembly Member

Reggie Jones-Sawyer, Assembly Member

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, Assembly Member

Kevin Murray, State Senator (ret.)

Issadore Hall, State Senator (ret.) and Member, Ag Labor Relations Bd

Mike Davis, Assembly Member (ret.) and New Frontier Dem Club President

Gwen Moore, Assembly Member (ret.) and President of GEM Communications

Mark Ridley-Thomas, Los Angeles County Supervisor

Herb Wesson, LA City Council President and Fmr. Assembly Speaker

Curren Price, Los Angeles City Council Member and Fmr. State Senator

Sydney Kamlager, Los Angeles Community College District, Board of Trustees

Al Austin, Long Beach City Council Member

Micah Ali, Compton School Board Member

New Frontier Democratic Club

Basil Kimbrew, Political Chef

Yvonne Walker, SEIU Local 1000 President

Alice Goff, AFSCME Council 36 President and Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California Chair

Pastor William D. Smart, Jr., Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California President

Celestine Palmer, Los Angeles African American Women PAC Founder

Joy Atkinson, Executive Director, Los Angeles African-American Women’s Public Policy Institue

Kerman Maddox, DNC Member

Diana Love, CDP Regional Director

Robbin Proutt, CDP African American Caucus Vice Chair

Jimmie Woods-Gray, Fmr. Los Angeles County Democratic Party Chair

Bobbie Jean Anderson, Los Angeles County Democratic Party Vice Chair

Lillian Conroe, Small Business Specialist, California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

Ed Sanders, ES Advisors Group

LaDawn Best, Ex. Director, Peer Health Exchange

Fabian Wesson, Deputy Exectuvie Office, Air Quality Management District

John Frierson, Commisioner, California Boxing Commision (Ret.)

Carl Henley, Los Angeles NAACP President

Ingrid Hutt, Fmr. New Frontier Democratic Club President

Patt Sanders, First Vice-President New Frontier Democratic Club

Gabriel Smith, President, Cal Poly Pomona Democrats and President, Cal Poly Pomona Students.

Peggy Jackson, President, Tri-County Democratic Club

Rosa Russell, President 54th Assembly Democratic Club

CJ Keavney, President Democratic Women’s Council of The Conejo Valley

(Partial List)

*All titles included for identification purposes only

 

 

 

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17 May
0

12th Central Committee Endorses Ellis for CDP Chair. #YOLO


The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.


 

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12th Central Committee Endorses Ellis for CDP Chair. #YOLO

For Immediate Release
Contact: 510-560-3704

OAKLAND, Calif. (May 16, 2017): Kimberly Ellis is proud to announce the endorsement of the Yolo County Democratic Central Committee. This marks the 12th Central Committee to support Ellis, maintaining the two to one margin over her closest competitor.

“Yolo County proudly stands behind Kimberly Ellis. She is truly an exceptional leader and we have every confidence that she is exactly what the California Democratic Party needs right now. With Kimberly, you know she puts people before politics and that she has the ability to build our party in a bigger, better, bolder way,” said Marlene Bell, Vice Chair of Yolo County Democratic Central Committee. “Kimberly understands the value of grassroots organizing and the importance of engaging every Californian. Her knowledge as an organizer will help not just here in California, but nationally as well as we look to take the Senate and House.”

“Clearly, Kimberly understands the current issues and challenges for our Party today,” said Bob Marr, Member of Yolo County Democratic Central Committee. “Kimberly is inclusive in her plans, reaching beyond our safe blue counties and into red counties where we feel we do not have much of a voice.”

 

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