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Feb 25 – County Board of Supervisors District 4 Endorsement Meeting

On February 25, 2018, Point Loma Democratic Club holds our second endorsement meeting of the year, where we’ll consider the contest for County Board of Supervisors District 4. This is of great interest for members living north of Pt Loma Avenue. This is your chance to hear from all of the candidates in person and to ask them questions. The four candidates that we will bring forward are:   Nathan Fletcher Website Facebook Twitter   Ken Malbrough Website Facebook     Omar Passons Website Facebook Twitter Instagram   Lori Saldańa Website Facebook Twitter   In addition, if you have not already renewed your dues for 2018, please be prepared to do so at the meeting. Only members in good standing will be allowed to vote on the endorsement. If you are not sure about your status, feel free to ask by emailing info@pointlomadem.org You can renew on line here, or bring cash/check or debit/credit card to the meeting.  4:00PM – 5:30PM Point Loma Assembly For additional info call (619) 800-5098 Directions and parking information Social …

Notes from January Meeting – D2 Endorsement Meeting

The meeting started later than usual because of a play at the Pt Loma Assembly.   Statements from candidates and elected officials (or reps) not on Agenda: Lori Salaña – Candidate for San Diego County Supervisor Doug Case – Political Affairs Director for State Senator Toni Atkins Matt Valenti – Candidate for SD City Council, District 6 Dave Myers – Candidate for SD County Sheriff Rafael Perez – Candidate for SD Community College Board District E Mike McQuary – Up for reelection to SD Unified School Board, Sub-District Tommy Hough – Candidate for SD City Council, District 6 PROGRAM: ENDORSEMENT FORUM FOR SAN DIEGO CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 2 Endorsement Committee Chair Dev Zaveri-Tabb presided over the forum. After the opening statements were made, Dev conducted a 15-minute Q & A session, using her own questions and a selection submitted by Club Members. Every candidate was given one minute to respond to each question and allowed a 30-second rebuttal to any personal attacks; afterwards, they gave 3-minute closing statements. The club passed a motion to endorse …

Jan 21 – D2 Endorsement Meeting

Note: This month’s meeting starts 30 minutes later than normal to accommodate a play at the Assembly. This Sunday, January 21, 2018, Point Loma Democratic Club will hold our first meeting of 2018. This is an important meeting, as we will consider if and who the club should endorse to run against Zapf in our home San Diego City Council District 2. This will be a huge opportunity for you to hear the candidates in person and to ask them questions – so read up on the candidates and bring your questions to ask! The three candidates that we will bring forward are: Jordan Beane Website Facebook Twitter Bryan Pease Website Facebook Twitter Dr. Jen Campbell Website Facebook In addition, if you have not already renewed your dues for 2018, please be prepared to do so at our January meeting. Only members in good standing will be allowed to vote on the endorsement. If you are not sure about your status, feel free to ask by emailing info@pointlomadem.org You can renew on line here, or …

Oct 15 – Prison Industry in California

Our meeting this month has been moved forward a week. It will take place Sunday, October 15th, at the Point Loma Assembly (3035 Talbot St), from 4:00pm – 5:30pm. As announced previously, we will handle two more endorsements – and we will have Chula Vista city council candidate Mark Bartlett speak about the prison industry here in California. The first endorsement we will handle is for Assemblyman Todd Gloria. He will be present at our meeting and members will have the opportunity to ask questions. He has had a very productive session, so check out some of the his legislation here. Second, we will consider endorsing Congressman Scott Peters in his re-election bid. While he will be unable to attend our meeting on Sunday, his representative will be there to answer any policy related questions you may have. Here is his website and propublica information for your review prior to our meeting. Our speaker will be Mark Bartlett, candidate for Chula Vista City Council District 1 and Co-founder of Reentry Resources for Change. After prison, …

Sep 24 – Endorsement Meeting

At this month’s general meeting coming we begin to consider endorsements for the 2018 races. This is an opportunity for you to come, hear candidates speak, and ask them questions before we commit the club’s resources to supporting their campaigns. Endorsements are not merely an expression of support for a particular candidate, but a commitment to devote our time and resources into getting them elected. With our endorsement goes volunteer hours, contributions – anything that we can do to help. Because of that, I highly encourage you to come and meet the candidates that we are considering commitment to. The two endorsements we will consider at our September meeting currently only have a single Democrat running. The first is for School Board District B. The board Vice-President Kevin Beiser has requested our endorsement, and given his hard work as our incumbent in the position, we will consider District B at our September meeting. Instead of holding a seat, the second race we will consider the potential gain of a seat that we Democrats have not …