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Tait hates Gays; No Pride Flag in Anaheim

The Anaheim City Council did not honor its commitment to the city’s LGBTQ community to fly the Gay Pride flag on Harvey Milk Day through the end of June at Tuesday’s City Council meeting and the blame falls squarely on Mayor Tom Tait and two members of his majority, and a staff member who provided…

Schiff Endorses Levin for Congress in CD-49

Mike Levin, former executive director of the DPOC and a clean energy executive, has been endorsed by Congressman Adam Schiff for CD-49 against Rep. Darryl Issa. See below from Levin’s email to supporters: I am incredibly honored and excited to let you know that Congressman Adam Schiff endorsed our campaign today. Congressman Schiff is a…

Audit of CDP Vote Starts Today

A review of each and every vote cast for the California Democratic Party Chair’s race begins today with Kimberly Ellis calling on her opponent, Eric Bauman, to recuse himself from the review.  The reality is Bauman’s team has every right to be present for the review or Ellis’ team ought to recuse themselves too.  You…

So Much for Party Unity; Ellis won’t Concede

Kimberly Ellis has not conceded the California Democratic Party chair’s race to apparent winner Eric Bauman even though published reports suggest a recount won’t change the outcome of the race.  She issued this statement this afternoon: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 21, 2017): We are so grateful for the support of the thousands of California Democrats we…

62 Votes

Eric Bauman was elected chair of the California Democratic Party Saturday night by 62 votes.  He has promised Kimberly Ellis a seat at the table. It’s time for Ellis and her supporters to unite behind the Party’s new chair and remember that if the party remains divided we will fall. Much more to come.