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California LGBTQ Leaders, Major Organizatjons Urge Kimberly Ellis to Put Civil Rights Progress Ahead of Personal Agenda

  Violence by Hate Groups Requires Urgency, Focus on Defending and Expanding Civil Rights  LOS ANGELES, CA – California’s leading LGBTQ rights organizations and community leaders sent a unified message to former California Democratic Party chair candidate Kimberly Ellis, urging her to put the fight for civil rights ahead of her personal agenda.   Equality California,…

OC’s Melahat Rafiei: Time for Ellis to Lead by Conceding

Orange County political consultant and Democratic National Committee member Melahat Rafiei has authored a guest editorial in the Sacramento Bee which calls on Kimberly Ellis to be the leader to the Democratic Party that so many believe she is by conceding the race for California Democratic Party Chair. From the article: Past elected Democratic Party…

Sacramento Bee calls for Ellis to Concede CDP Election

The Sacramento Bee has published this “open letter” styled editorial calling for Kimberly Ellis to step aside and concede the race for California Democratic Party chair, which she lost to Eric Bauman by 62 votes. From the editorial: It’s over. Sure, it was impressive the way you took on the political establishment last month, nearly…

Ellis Campaign: “Bauman Refuses Request for Independent Forensic Audit”

The following press release was issued by the Kimberly Ellis campaign; commentary in a moment: For Immediate Release
 Contact: 510-560-3704

 OAKLAND, Calif. (June 2, 2017): Eric Bauman has rejected the request by the Ellis campaign for an independent forensic audit, which was formally submitted for consideration on Tuesday through legal counsel. While the Ellis campaign’s…

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…