Tag Archive for CDP

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…

Ellis Won’t Quit; Continues to Divide California Democratic Party

Over the email in-box from Kimberly Ellis today: To Whom It May Concern: Right now, our Federal government is embroiled over questions related to political campaigns and outside influence. A clear conflict has grown between those nestled in power and those who seek truth. Here in California, our State Democratic Party is faced with similar questions relating to the election of…

Ellis Camp and CDP Clash on CDP Chair Election Review

The California Democratic Party — on Saturday — responded to Kimberly Ellis’s press release calling for an independent audit with this announcement: California Democratic Party Responds to Ellis; Election Process Was Fair and Transparent Chris Masami Myers, Executive Director of the California Democratic Party, issued the following statement in response to Kimberly Ellis, who was a…