We hope you enjoyed some quality downtime over the holidays and are fully revived – ready to roll for what promises to be an exciting political year!
We’ve had to change the dates of our first meetings of the year at the Point Loma Assembly due to circumstances beyond our control.
This Sunday, January 13th, 4pm (after the ADEM elections) meet the Candidates for Chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party, Craig Roberts and Will Rodriguez-Kennedy!
The San Diego County Democratic Party is the official organization for Democrats in the fifth-largest county in the U.S. With more than 500,000 members, our local party represents the second-largest community of Democrats in California. As the local embodiment of “America’s Majority Party” for voters and candidates alike, it advances our goals through voter registration, candidate support, precinct organization, and support with fundraising and infrastructure.
Will and Craig are both running for Party Chair. Come find out more about our local party, what it does, and their respective visions for its future!
Our February meeting is on Sunday, February 3rd, 4pm (at which we’ll elect new officers for 2019)
The Assembly District Election Meetings (ADEMS) are held every two years to elect 7 “self-identified female” and 7 “other than self-identified female” to be Assembly District Delegates (ADDs) to represent the Assembly District they are registered as a Democrat in.
AD Delegates are elected this January, by you! Several Point Loma Democratic Club members are running in their Districts (check all candidates here) and would welcome your support. It’s a lot of fun, and you can bring your friends. You have to be a registered Democrat to vote, but your friends can change their registration on the day at the event.
Saturday January 12
80th Assembly District
Olivewood Clubhouse, National City
Sunday January 13th
78th Assembly District
Musicians Association (same place as 2017), 1717 Morena Blvd
78 ADEM Candidates include clubmembers:
• Merrin Muxlow, our VP
• Deborah Currier, our Secretary
• Susan Peinado, our former President (also running for E-Board)
• Brian Polejes
• Gregg Robinson
• Joe LaCava
• Jordan Beane
• Kevin Lourens
Saturday January 26th
79th Assembly District
Johnson Elementary on Kelton
Sunday January 27th
75th Assembly District
Paloma Elementary School, 660 Camino Magnificio, San Marcos 92069
76th Assembly District
Oceanside Public Library, 330 N. Coast Hwy, Oceanside 92054
77th Assembly District
IBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade Street
Doors open at 12pm
Speeches start at 12:30pm
Voting starts at 1:00pm
Voting closes at 3:00pm
If you’re not sure of your Assembly District you can check it here.
AD Delegates to the Democratic State Central Committee (DSCC) are responsible for planning and attending informational meetings throughout the region and working with other DSCC delegates throughout California to represent their community.
AD Delegates vote on behalf of the community they represent at CDP Regional Meetings, the California Democratic Party Convention, and those who are also elected to serve as an Executive Board member are responsible for voting and representing their community at the semi-annual E-Board meetings.
Super Bowl Sunday Tamale Benefit
We’ll be taking orders for the Western Service Workers Association annual Tamale Benefit at our January 13th meeting.
Suggested donation: $20 per dozen or $10 for 1⁄2 dozen
Your choice of tamales: Chicken, Pork or Vegan
Orders available for pick-up at: La Jolla United Methodist Church 6063 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037 (map)
Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
For delivery, call (619) 238-9763
Membership – Join or Renew
Club membership is open to all registered Democrats.
Associate memberships are also available for non-registered Democrats who intend to register when they become eligible or are registered as No Party Preference (NPP).
Benefits of membership include:
• Dues support club events and help elect Democratic candidates
• Vote on club business and endorsements
• Ability to take part in club discussions (only members are recognized to speak at club meetings)
• Discounts on entry for Summer and Winter club parties
• Discounts for certain San Diego County Democratic Party events
• Discounts for t-shirts and other club accessories
Memberships paid from November 1, are good through the end of the following year.
President’s Circle and Patron members are listed on the Club website (unless they request otherwise).
Please click here to purchase your membership online (you will be taken to a secure payment site, we don’t store any of your payment details).
If you prefer you can pay by check or cash by clicking here.
President’s Circle $500
In addition to full membership rights listed below as an Individual, a President’s Circle Member receives free admission to club sponsored events (i.e., holiday and annual BBQ functions) and invitations to complimentary receptions. Additionally, President’s Circle members are listed prominently on the Club website in special recognition of their support for the Club.
In addition to full membership rights listed below as an Individual, a Patron
receives free admission to club sponsored events (i.e., holiday and annual BBQ functions) and invitations to complimentary receptions. Additionally, Patrons are listed prominently on the Club website in recognition of their support for the Club.
In addition to full membership rights listed below as an Individual, a Sponsor
receives discounts at club sponsored events. Additionally, Sponsors are listed on the Club website in recognition of their support for the Club.
In addition to full membership rights listed below as an Individual, Sustaining
Members receive discounts at club sponsored events and invitations to
At this level, the Individual is a “member in good standing” with all the rights and benefits associated with that term as defined elsewhere in the Bylaws. An Individual member may also serve as an officer of the Club, serve on committees, and upon appointment by an Executive Board officer; represent the Club with non-Club events and groups.
An individual who is ineligible to register as a Democrat (or are registered as No Party Preference) may become an Associate of the Club. An Associate can attend all open Club meetings, participate in discussion and interact with speakers in the same manner as any other member. An Associate is ineligible to vote at Club events, shall not hold a position as a Club officer and shall not serve as head of a Club committee. An associate shall not represent the Club at Democratic Party activities.
Student $5 (In full-time education with presentation of proof)
At this level, a Student is a “member in good standing” with all the rights and
benefits associated with that term as defined elsewhere in the Bylaws. A Student in full-time education may also serve as an officer of the Club, serve on committees, and upon appointment by an Executive Board officer; represent the Club with non-Club events and groups.
When joining online you agree to the following:
• I am a United States citizen or a permanent resident alien.
• This contribution is not made from the general treasury funds of a corporation, labor organization or national bank.
• This contribution is not made from the treasury of an entity or person who is a federal contractor.
• The funds I am contributing are not being provided to me by another person or entity for the purpose of making this contribution.
Please Note: Contributions are not tax deductible for federal income tax purposes.
For additional info call (619) 800-5098
Directions and parking information
Members are encouraged to get together from 3:30PM before the meeting starts, please bring whatever light drinks/snacks that you’d like to share.