Tag Archive for CDP

The Ellis Camp Argument

After a brief email exchange over the weekend, I have invited Brian Hitchcock, a Kimberly Ellis supporter, to offer his argument on behalf of Ellis for CDP chair.  This is offered without commentary and it’s a letter from the Ellis campaign and it’s a cut-and-pasted Word file so I hope all the charts hold up:…

Ellis CDP Election Appeal Expected to be Filed Today: Updated-Ellis Offers Arbitration?!?

An update:  Ellis issued a press release yesterday offering to settle this “disputed” election via arbitration.  Here’s the press release from her social media feed: OAKLAND, Calif. (August 8, 2017): The Kimberly Ellis campaign has submitted its appeal to the Compliance Review Commission’s (CRC) July 26th ruling and offers binding arbitration as a mechanism to…

In Praise of Eric Bauman

Eric Bauman’s election to chair of the California Democratic Party (CDP) was upheld this weekend after an exhaustive review of votes, challenges to multiple ballots cast for Bauman and his principal opponent Kimberly Ellis, and in-depth research into contested ballots to make sure those who cast them were eligible and to verify which candidate they…

What Does It Mean to be a Democrat?

Editor’s note: The following submission was sent to TheLiberalOC by a writer who chooses to remain anonymous. The document is largely cribbed from legal documents submitted by Lenore Albert-Sheridan and Greg Diamond over Albert-Sheridan’s filing to have Diamond removed from any state and county party leadership positions. I’ve edited to correct the record a couple…

Ellis issues announcement on elections for State Chair; still cannot overcome difference

There’s word from members of the credentials committee that errors discover might eliminate Ellis votes; still waiting on details.  Until then, there’s this: OAKLAND, Calif. (June 21, 2017): Initial inquiries into nearly 300 questionable ballots in the unsettled May 20 contest for state Democratic Party chair show that Eric Bauman was named the winner based…