Candidates, Club Vote, Local, Notice

Watch our City Council Debate

In case you missed us Wednesday night, the entire meeting is available for streaming on our YouTube channel now.
Here are direct links to watch the portions you are most interested in:

Part 1: LA Superior Court forum, discussion on Prop 16, Prop 22, and Measure AB

Part 2: SMC Board of Trustees Debate

Part 3: City Council Debate

Part 4: Legislative Committee Report and Endorsement Results

Wednesday, September 16, we will host candidate debates for Rent Control Board and School Board, as well as hear about the remainder of state and local ballot measures.

Date:  September 16, 2020
Time:  6:00pm Doors, 6:30pm Program Start
Place: Zoom Conference Call

If you attended our September 9 meeting, you do not need to sign up again.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: (subject to change)
6:00pm – 6:30pm Meet & Greet with the Candidates
6:30pm – 6:50pm: Rent Control Board Debate
6:50pm – 7:40pm: School Board Debate
7:40pm – 8:40pm: Ballot Measures Discussion
8:40pm-9:30pm: Endorsement Vote

SMDC Board Recommendations:
Rent Control Board:
Anastasia Foster
Caroline Torosis

Keith Coleman
Maria Leon-Vazquez
Jennifer Smith

State Ballot Measures:
Prop 14 – YES
Prop 17 – YES
Prop 18 – YES
Prop 19 – YES
Prop 20 – NO
Prop 21 – YES
Prop 23 – NO
Prop 24 – no recommendation
Prop 25 – no recommendation

Local Ballot Measures:
Measure J – YES
Measure SM – YES

Agree with these recommendations or not, please attend our candidate debates and endorsement meeting on September 16 to make your voice heard. Sign up via this formno later than September 15 to be sure you can vote at the meeting. Any candidate who receives 55% or more of the Membership vote will be endorsed by the Club.