Orange, CA, February 10, 2016– The Orange County Young Democrats will hold their annual executive board elections this Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM located at El Torito, 3520 The City Way, Orange, CA. OCYD members will also cast their votes to determine who the organization should support in contested primary races.
All ballots will be pre-printed with the names of dues paying members. Proxies will not be allowed. Candidates will each have three minutes to address the OCYD membership at the February endorsement meeting.
Candidates are not required to be present at the meeting to be considered for endorsement. A trusted independent non-executive board member will moderate the process – Nick Anas.
To earn the endorsement of OCYD, a candidate must receive 50%+1 of ballots submitted. Maximum one endorsed candidate per race. Over 50 young democrats are expected to attend.
Contested primary races members will vote on:
United States Senate: Kamala Harris, Loretta Sanchez
Congressional District Representative 46: Lou Correa, Joe Dunn, Bao Nguyen
State Senator for District 29: Sukhee Kang, Josh Newman
The following positions are automatically endorsed due to a lack of primary challenger.
Congressional District 38: Linda Sanchez
Congressional District 39: Brett Murdock
Congressional District 45: Ron Varasteh
Congressional District 47: Alan Lowenthal
Congressional District 48: Sue Savory
Congressional District 49: Douglas Applegate
Assembly District 65: Sharon Quirk-Silva
Assembly District 69: Tom Daly