Assembly District 4 Delegate Election Results

January 12, 2017

Democrats who live in Assembly District 4 elected 14 delegates to represent them at the California Democratic Party Conventions for the 2017-2018 term on January 8.

Thanks to everyone who turned out and voted for their candidates and thanks to all the candidates who stood for election!

We congratulate our new & returning Assembly District 4 DSCC delegates – Democrats in AD 4 look forward to your help with electing Democrats and building our party all through our district

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Assembly member Cecilia Aguiar-Curry’s January report to the LCDP

January 5, 2017

  • Assembly member Aguiar-Curry was named Chair of Assembly Local Government Committee. The committee’s jurisdiction includes:
    • Primary jurisdictions are General Plan, land use, housing element, local agency formation commissions (LAFCO), city and county organization and powers, special district governance and finance, special taxes, Subdivision Map Act, Brown Act, Public Records Act, redevelopment (as it relates to governance and financing), infrastructure financing districts, local government finance, charter cities and counties, eminent domain, joint powers authorities, Williamson Act, design-build (for local governments), military base reuse, public private partnerships (for local governments), state mandates, county clerks/ recorders, and civil grand juries.
  • Assembly member Aguiar-Curry met with Senator McGuire, Supervisor Rob Brown, Supervisor Jose “Moke” Simon and others to discuss the Anderson Springs Waste Water Project. The Assembly member will be a good partner with the Senator’s office as we work to address the needs of Anderson Springs.
  • The Assembly member attended the swearing in ceremony for Supervisors Brown, Scott and Simon earlier this week.
  • Keep Clear Lake Blue: The Assembly member is looking into a bill proposal that would require a state study on the status of the lake and what is needed to bring the lake and its habitat into good health.
  • Staff is still working on a Lakeport office. More to come!

Mike Thompson’s Monthly Democratic Central Committee Report for December 2016

January 4, 2017

Mike Thompson’s December Legislative Report to the Democratic Party of Lake County (1)

Congressman Mike Thompson to speak at the Democratic Club

December 11. 2016

Lake County Democratic Club will host Congressman Mike Thompson on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 6:30 pm in the Social Hall of the United Methodist Church, 16255 2nd Street, Lower Lake.
He will address the club on “Our Way Forward.”
Business meeting will follow the speaker.  Democratic Club meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm.  Please note that the club has changed its meeting days to Wednesdays.  Also, the club will resume having meetings in Lower Lake at the Methodist Church Social Hall.
All meetings are open to the public.  Membership is open to registered Democrats.
The Lake County Democratic Club is an officially chartered club of the Democratic Party of Lake County

Lake County Democratic Central Committee holds its regular monthly business meeting on Thursday, Dec. 1st, 2016

November 28, 2016

The Lake County Democratic Central Committee holds its regular monthly business meeting on Thursday, Dec. 1st, 2016.

The meeting takes place at the Kelseyville Senior Center at 3245 3rd St. in Kelseyville at 6:30 pm.

Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/peEZFK7ZP7z

The agenda for the meeting includes reports from representatives for Congressmen Mike Thompson and John Garamendi, Assemblyman Bill Dodd and State Senator Mike McGuire, as well as reports from the representative of the Lake County Democratic Club.

We will also be electing new officers for the 2017-2019 term at this meeting.

Meetings are open to the public and committee membership is open to all registered Democrats.

The Lake County Democratic Central Committee is the official governing body for the Democratic Party in Lake County.

For more information about the Democratic Party in Lake County visit www.lakecountydemocrats.org or www.facebook.com/LakeCountyDemocrats .

Contact the Democratic Party of Lake County at 707-533-4885 or by email at democratsoflakecounty@gmail.com .

Election Night Party!!! Lake County Democratic Party Campaign Headquarters

November 8, 2016

Join us at the Democratic Campaign Headquarters in Lakeport, 390 N. Main St. November 8. starting at 5pm.

 

You’ve voted, you’ve poll watched, you’ve called, you’ve door knocked, now come celebrate.

 

With grateful  thanks to all of our volunteers who staffed our campaign office, who called and door knocked for our voters near and far and worked for all of our Democratic candidates and ballot measures.

 

Come celebrate with us and bring your hardhats to protect yourself from shattered glass ceilings.

 

We will be watching returns both nationally and locally.

Bring a potluck dish to share.

We will provide wine/beer/drinks

 

This is your night.

California Presidential Debate Watch Party

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Wednesday October 19, 2016

Tonight is one more opportunity for Hillary to stand before a national audience and speak directly to millions of voters about the values that have driven her career, her vision for the future of our country, and her policy solutions to address the problems that keep them up at night.

 

Hillary has 30 years of experience making a concrete difference for children and families, compared to Donald’s decades demeaning women, not paying federal income taxes and discriminating against people of color, and running a campaign that has failed to offer plans to help working families.

 

Pure negativity is all Trump has left. Instead of bringing Americans together, Donald Trump decided to end his campaign by going after anyone and everyone who disagrees with him.

 

This election represents so much more than a choice between a Democrat and a Republican – it’s a representation of values, the kind of leaders we want to see, and the way we want our country to be viewed on the world stage. From the very beginning of her campaign, Hillary has been focused on ideas, not insults – she’s been talking about the diversity that makes our nation great and the ways in which we can work together tackle the big challenges facing our country.

 

There will be record turnout this election because voters embrace Democrats’ positive vision and see through Donald Trump’s shameful attempts to undermine an election weeks before it happens – and they’re ready to stand up to his divisive rhetoric and reject his dangerous ideas.

 

It’s never been easier to cast your ballot in California – Californians are already voting, and more will vote in this election than any other in our history. California has record voter registration with more than 18 million, and we could even break 19 million.

 

New voters are registering Democratic nearly 3:1 over Republicans – that’s because they see our record of fixing our state budget, raising wages, passing equal pay, and expanding health care for children regardless of where they were born.

 

California Republicans delivered the nomination to Trump, and many candidates for Congress and Legislature supported him even though they knew about his decades of mistreating women, ripping off workers, and enriching himself at everyone’s expense. There’s no excuse for Republicans standing with Trump.

 

Republicans have shown zero courage in standing up to Trump. Look at Scott Jones here in Sacramento – he was one of Trump’s biggest supporters until video was released showing Trump talking about sexually assaulting women. Jones should have known better about Trump’s disgraceful treatment of women, because he faces his own allegations of harassing women who worked for him.

 

Voting should be encouraged not undermined with absurd conspiracy theories just because a candidate is afraid he’s going to lose. A study from Loyola University found just 31 instances involving allegations of voter impersonation out of 1 billion votes cast in U.S. elections between 2000 and 2014.

 

The American people are starting to see through Donald Trump and he can’t handle it. He’s lashing out because he knows he’s losing – and Republican election officials are pushing back..

 

Trump is weaving a web of excuses and becoming more erratic than ever, inflaming his supporters with dangerous charges that the media is lying and the election might be rigged.

 

The best way we all can stand up against his outrageous behavior is to vote, and bring all your family and friends with you, so we can have a turnout that shows the world, that this is not who we are. We’ve seen those tactics before, and we will never go back to those days.

 

Democratic Party of Lake County November 8, 2016 Endorsements

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U.S. Congress District 5                                                                            Mike Thompson

U.S. Congress District 3                                                                            John Garamendi

California Assembly District 4                                                                 Cecilia Curry

Lake County Board of Supervisors

District 1                                                                                                      Monica Rosenthal

Clearlake City Council                                                                               Joey Luiz

Clearlake City Council                                                                               Joyce Overton

Lakeport City Council                                                                                Michael Green

Lakeport City Council                                                                                Ted Mandrones

Lakeport City Council                                                                                George Spurr

Middletown School Board                                                                       Sean Millerick

Measure V (Clearlake Road Fund)                                                         Yes

Measure Y (Konocti School Bond)                                                         Yes

CONGRESSMAN MIKE THOMPSON WILL HOLD A VETERANS TOWN HALL MEETING IN KELSEYVILLE

October 1, 2016

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On Wednesday, October 5th at 6:00 p.m., Congressman Thompson will host a town hall meeting at Kelseyville High School for veterans, servicemembers, and their families. At the town hall, there will be an open discussion on the issues facing our veterans and military families today, and attendees will have the opportunity to ask a panel of experts questions on any veteran-related issue.

 

Wednesday, October 5th

6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Kelseyville High School

5480 Main St.

Kelseyville, CA, 95451

 

To RSVP, or if you have any additional questions, please call Thompson’s district office at 707-226-9898 or email vetstownhall@mail.house.gov.

Democratic Party of Lake County hosts 23rd Annual BBQ

September 25, 2016

The Democratic Party of Lake County will hold the 23rd annual Democratic Legislator’s BBQ on Saturday October 8.from 2pm-5pm at the Highlands Senior Center in Clearlake at 3245 Bowers Ave.

 

Honored speakers are Congressman Mike Thompson and Congressman John Garamendi.

Ms. Fiona Ma: Board of Equalization Member and candidate for California State Treasurer

Ms. Fiona Ma: Board of Equalization Member and candidate for California State Treasurer

Keynote speakers are Board of Equalization Member and candidate for California State Treasurer, Ms. Fiona Ma and California Democratic Party Vice Chair and Los Angeles County Democratic Party Chair, Mr. Eric Bauman.

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Leading the ceremonies are Monica Rosenthal, candidate for Lake County Board of Supervisors and Joey Luiz, candidate for Clearlake City Council.

 

Enjoy tri-tip, tempting side dishes, homemade desserts and Lake County wine.

Catering provided by Chatterbox Catering of Clearlake.

Lake County favorite, Andre Williams, will provide the music.

Bid on gifts and goods from local businesses in the silent auction.

 

Legislative sponsors  are Congressman Mike Thompson, Congressman John Garamendi and State Senator Mike McGuire.

We are grateful for the sponsorship from Mayor of Winters, Cecila Curry, candidate for Assembly District 4.

 

Early union sponsors include the California Teachers Association; Plumbers Union Local 38; Sonoma, LIUNA Local #324; Mendocino and Lake Building and Trades Council; IBEW Local 551; North Bay Labor Council; Operating Engineers Local No. 3; SEIU 2015; and Teamsters Local 665; United Food & Commercial Workers Local 5.

 

Tickets cost $25 per person for seniors, 55 and older, $35 for general admission and $20 for students. Children under 5 may attend for free.

 

Tickets can be purchased online athttps://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/lakedembbq2016.

 

All tickets are held at the door.  Tickets can be purchased at the door.

 

For information contact the Democratic Party of Lake County at 707.533.4885

or

democratsoflakecounty@gmail.com

 

 

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