Congresswoman Jane Harman received about 86% of the votes from her district caucus for the CADem Party endorsement. Her primary challenger, Marcy Winograd managed to get enough signatures to challenge that endorsement on the convention floor. Long time OC Delegate Ray Cordova spoke in favor of local rule for party endorsement.
The following memo went out from Janice Hahn’s campaign almost three hours before delegate voting closed for party endorsement. This looks a lot like Jimmy Carter conceding the 1980 Presidential Election to Ronald Reagan hours before the polls on the west coast closed.
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @TheLiberalOC The convention takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center and JW Marriott at LA Live facility in downtown Los Angeles. Several of our blog team members are delegates so we will have some first hand coverage. Leading our coverage team is Deborah White. Deborah is a State Party Delegate from the 72nd Assembly district.
Many dozens of state and local candidates will host evening hospitality suites and parties, and morning coffee klatches at the convention this weekend. But a few bashes are worth extra-special note…
All registered California Democrats may attend and participate in caucus meetings taking place at this weekend’s state Democratic Convention, being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The purpose of the California Democratic Party’s 19 caucus groups is to ensure that the unique issues confronting each of the caucuses are amply represented in the state…
As she has for the past few years, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who started her political career by volunteering for the California Democratic Party (“CDP”), will kick-off the heart of Saturday’s lengthy agenda, to be followed by Sen. Barbara Boxer, who is up for reelection this November.
A small minority of Republicans has held the entire California budget process hostage year after year. Their ransom? They refuse to vote for the state budget until deals are made to eliminate environmental protections, decimate programs that help the poor and middle class, weaken worker safety, and rollback consumer protections.