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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.

BAUMAN WINS SUPPORT FROM 7 OF STATE’S 10 DEM CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS

Newsom, Padilla, Ma, Chiang, Torlakson, Horton, and Dave Jones Back Bauman for CDP Chair LOS ANGELES, CA — Reflecting his widespread support from California’s elected leaders, today California Democratic Party Vice Chair Eric C. Bauman’s campaign announced that it has secured the support of 7 of the State’s 10 Democratic constitutional officers. Those endorsing Bauman include: California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom…

Lt. Governor Newsom Once Again Demonstrates Bold Leadership by Endorsing Ellis for CDP Chair

  OAKLAND, Calif. (May 16, 2017): Kimberly Ellis is proud to announce the endorsement of Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, the first statewide officer to weigh in on endorsements since early last year. In an issued statement, Newsom lauded Ellis and her leadership abilities. “I’ve watched the race closely and believe that Kimberly has demonstrated she…