SANTA MONICA DEMOCRATS TO HOST NEW COUNTY SUPERVISOR SHEILA KUEHL

Date:  Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time:  7:00 pm
Place: Santa Monica Main Library Multi-Purpose Room (2nd Floor)
601 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica

Sheila Kuehl, Los Angeles County Supervisor for the Third District, will be the speaker at the Santa Monica Democratic Club’s general membership meeting March 25.  Supervisor Kuehl, whose record as a state legislator (both in the State Assembly and the State Senate) covered a large number of accomplishments on a variety of topics, is now bringing her knowledge and expertise to our County.

From how to work in a city/county partnership to individual topics – water, healthcare, transportation, resident involvement and other issues of importance to Santa Monica residents – Supervisor Kuehl will discuss what she will be doing as a supervisor and answer questions Club members have about our present and our future.

ELECTION OF SANTA MONICA DEMOCRATIC CLUB OFFICERS
The following are the recommendations of the Executive Committee for the board elections:

Co-Presidents – Jay Johnson and Maryanne Solomon
Vice President Political Action – Jon Katz
Vice President Membership – Tom Peters
Vice President Programs – Peter Bradley
Vice President Communication – Sion Roy
Treasurer – Steve Duron
Recording Secretary – Janine Bush

Directors At Large: Barbi Appelquist, Harriet Beck, Patricia Hoffman, Genise Schnitman, Rachel Sene, Dolores Sloan, Michael Soloff, and Jake Wachtel

Public underground parking, easy access to Big Blue Bus, Light refreshments

Hope to see you there!

 

January 28, 2015 General Meeting

Date: Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015
Time: 7:00PM
Place: Main Library, Community Room, Santa Monica Bl. & 6th St. S.M.

SANTA MONICA DEMOCRATS TO PRESENT: ELECTION AFTERMATH: WHERE TO FROM HERE?

The Santa Monica Democratic Club will host a panel discussion on the election results.
Special focus will be on “where to from here”?
A panel of community activists and elected officials will analyze the results with thoughtful predictions and brainstorm action for next year.

Diana Gordon – Santa Monica Coalition for a Livable City (SMCLC)
Patricia Hoffman – Santa Monica for Renters’ Rights
Dan Jansenson – Santa Monica Architects for a Responsible Tomorrow (SM a.r.t.)
Kevin McKeown – Santa Monica Mayor

No charge, light refreshments, public invited.

 

Santa Monica Democratic Club Candidate Mailer

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State Ballot Measures at October Meeting

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Ocean Park Bl. & 14th St.

Pro and Cons of State Ballot Measures will be discussed.

Proposition 1
Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014.

Proposition 2
State Budget. Budget Stabilization Account. Legislative Constitutional Amendment.

Proposition 45
Healthcare Insurance. Rate Changes. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 46
Drug and Alcohol Testing of Doctors. Medical Negligence Lawsuits. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 47
Criminal Sentences. Misdemeanor Penalties. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 48
Indian Gaming Compacts. Referendum.

 

Candidates Endorsed by Santa Monica Democratic Club

At our endorsement meeting on Wednesday, September 3, the Santa Monica Democratic Club voted to endorse the following candidates:

City Council: Sue Himmelrich and Kevin McKeown
School Board: Laurie Lieberman, Ralph Mechur, Oscar de la Torre , and Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein
College Board of Trustees: Barry Snell, Louise Jaffe, and Nancy Greenstein
Rent Control Board: Nicole Phillis, Steve Duron, and Todd Flora

BALLOT MEASURES: Read more about the ballot measures at: http://smvote.org/ BallotMeasures/
Measure D – NO
Measure FS – YES
MEASURE H – YES
MEASURE HH – YES
MEASURE LC – YES