All posts tagged: Democrats For Equality

Notes From July’s Meeting – We Must Win in November

The July meeting was called to order at 4pm and offered some interesting perspectives on the June Primary results as well as setting expectations as to what we can achieve at the General election in November. The Mayor’s recent veto of the City Council approved minimum wage increase clearly demonstrates just how important Carol Kim’s District 6 race is. The thought of suffering with Carl DeMaio as our representative for the 52nd is a great motivational factor for many volunteers. The Meeting Agenda is available here. You can download the slide presentation for the meeting here. Steve Rivera began with an overview of the 2014 Primary. He used a set of results that he first presented at the Region 20 California Democratic Meeting on June 8. Although we like to remind ourselves (constantly) that San Diego County is getting bluer, Steve showed it’s still a lot redder than the statewide results, especially for low turnout elections. Although Jerry Brown polled 54:19 against Kashkari statewide, he only won 47:28 in San Diego County. Similarly with Newsom:Nehring, …

Pictures from the San Diego Pride 2014 Parade

The San Diego Democrats for Equality invited us to march with them in the Pride Parade, July 19. The reception from the crowd lining the route was great. Kevin Beiser, Carol Kim’s campaign, and clubs from La Mesa-Foothills, Escondido, Spring Valley-Lemon Grove marched with us. We encourage more members to take part next year. Here are some photographs from the parade of our contingent and other Democratic officials. There are more photos at the Democrats for Equality 2014 San Diego Pride Gallery.

Jul 19 – Pride Parade with Democrats for Equality & Carol Kim

Point Loma Dems are invited to march with the Democrats for Equality and Carol Kim at this year’s Pride Parade Saturday, July 19 at 10:00am. We will all be meeting at the Parade Staging Area, Zone G, Contingent 20 at 10am; please arrive no later than 10:30am. The entrance to the staging area is at the corner of Park Blvd and Lincoln Ave. Please wear your Carol Kim T-shirt if you have one. Please RSVP by calling 858-621-3564 or email for this event. We hope to see you on Saturday! Ansermio Estrada Volunteer Coordinator