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Endorsement Update

The Santa Barbara County Democratic Party has endorsed the following candidates and measures for the June 5th election.   Salud Carbajal: US House of Representatives Monique Limon: CA State Assembly-District 37 Bill Ostrander: CA State Assembly-District 35 Gregg Hart: 2nd District County Supervisor Eddie Hsueh: Santa Barbara County Sheriff Besty Schaffer: Santa Barbara County Auditor-Controller Oscar Gutierrez: …

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50th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr’s last speech

A Few SB March for Our Lives 3-24-2018 Photos

It was an impressive sized crowd at De la Guerra Plaza and a great trail of vocal citizens of all ages marching in the middle of State St.     -C Clouse The speakers were FANTASTIC and the turn out was terrific. Let’s hope the Republicans hear our voices and change the laws. – M Shapiro …

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Help stop gun violence, March 24 at 11 am

Help stop gun violence. March for our lives. Saturday at 11:00 in De La Guerra Plaza.   Here is a link to 89 posters and ideas  Other ideas for posters: DON’T FIRE GUNS FIRE THE NRA We deplore the NRA, and we vote Human rights > gun rights NRA = Terrorists Protect Kids Not Guns To Stop a …

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Items of Interest to the Democratic Community

SB County Boards and Commissions  County Supervisor Joan Hartmann seeks Third District residents to serve on the following County boards and commissions: Behavioral Wellness Commission (two openings) Board of Architecture Review Central County (alternate position) Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Human Services Commission Civil Service Commission Veteran’s Services Advisory Committee To apply online or learn …

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Phone and Walk for Candidates

March Volunteer Schedule With the Primary election campaigns now in full-swing, Democratic candidates Salud Carbajal, Monique Limón, and Gregg Hart need your help in reaching voters. Here is the schedule of opportunities in March to assist when you are able: Neighborhood Walks: Every Sat. at 10 a.m & Sun. at 1 p.m. Phone Banks: Every Sun. thru Thurs. 5 – 8 p.m To sign up, …

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State, County & City Endorsements

The Fortunate Few Statewide Though most statewide offices went without endorsement at the recent Democratic party convention in San Diego, a few candidates did achieve the 60% threshold: Secretary of State Alex Padilla who is running for re-election, State Senator Ricardo Lara for Insurance Commissioner, Board of Equalization member Betty Yee for State Controller, Fiona …

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March Newsletter is ‘Let the Games Begin!’

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News and Photos from the State Convention in San Diego

Here is the report from C. Clouse – The main event was the battle for the party endorsements, which require a 60% level of support among the delegates. Given open seats and the context of issues like single-payer health care, there were few endorsed candidates to emerge—not even for the U.S. Senate seat held for …

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In honor of the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

“March For Our Lives” on March 24th Commonsense gun regulation Common sense gun safety measures   Victoria Sanchez‏Verified account @VictoriaSanchez Feb 19 More Students lie down in front of the White House asking for gun reform. Two 16 year old girls organized this group in a matter of days. Social media helped spread the word. Sweet Honey and …

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