Apr 13

April 23 Endorsement Meeting


Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Santa Monica Main Library Community Room – 2nd Floor
601 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica

Members of the Santa Monica Democratic Club will vote to endorse candidates for the June 3rd Primary Election.

The club will bestow its critical endorsement on candidates for Congress (33rd District), LA County Supervisor (3rd District), Secretary of State, Governor , Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Treasurer, Insurance Commissioner, Board of Equalization, and Secretary of Education

Office seekers attending:
Congress: Wendy Greuel, Kristie Holmes, David Kanuth, Ted Lieu, Matt Miller, Barbara Mulvaney, Zein Obagi
LA County Supervisor: Pamela Conley-Ulich, John Duran, Sheila Kuehl
Secretary of State: Derek Cressman

The public is invited, however, only club members may vote (renewals accepted at the door or online at https://secure.actblue.com/page/smdcmembers)

no charge, open to the public, light refreshments, underground parking, on the Big Blue Bus line

Candidates for State Senator (26th District), Assembly (50th District), and Controller will be endorsed at our May 14 meeting.

Mar 22

Endorsement for Sheriff

Due to time restraints, the Santa Monica Democratic Club will not be endorsing for Sheriff. If you wish for more information about the candidates, we recommend the following:
Los Angeles Sheriff Debates
Thursday, April 24, 2014
6:30-9:30 pm
Church in Ocean Park
235 Hill Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405
RSVP ONLINE by April 18
Did you know the Los Angeles County Sheriff is an elected official? Come meet the candidates for the upcoming L.A. Sheriff election at the L.A. Sheriff Debates, moderated by the League of Women Voters. Six candidates competing for the office will introduce themselves to the public in debates scheduled on April 24 in Santa Monica. Former Sheriff Lee Baca stepped down at the end of January making this one of the most open and widely contested sheriff’s election in recent memory.
Candidates participating:
Patrick Gomez
Jim Hellmold
Jim McDonnell
Bob Olmsted
Todd Rogers
Paul Tanaka
Lou Vince

The debates are free and open to the public.
The debates are sponsored by a coalition composed of Dignity Now: Safety For All, Justice Not Jails, the Los Angeles Regional Reentry Partnership and the ACLU of Southern California.

Feb 27

State of the State Senate

Thursday, March 27 at the Main Library, 2nd floor

The Santa Monica Democratic Club will host our State Senator Ted Lieu who will give us a report on the State Senate. Since Senator Lieu is running for Congress in the 33rd District, and we have invited the other candidates to introduce themselves and answer questions after Senator Lieu’s report. Invited Democratic candidates are Wendy Greuel, Kristie Holmes, David Kanuth, Ted Lieu, Matt Miller, Barbara Mulvaney, and Zein Obagi. All candidates have confirmed that they will attend the meeting.

See you there!

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