Tag Archive for Democrats

Bernie gets a Democratic Challenger for Senate in 2018

The only other candidate who made money while running for President in 2016 won’t have a cakewalk to a new term in the Senate in 2018.  U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, a Democratic Socialist Independent from Vermont, will face a challenger for his seat from a Democrat. Jon Svitavsky, a homeless advocate who has never held…

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…

Kimberly Ellis makes her pitch for State Party Chair

This came in to our mailbox this morning: I endorse sticking to our principles… We must face forward into the storm — not turn the cheek to get the check.  We cannot afford to accept pay-to-play.  High dollar donors are welcome when they share our values, because true progressives’ principles are never for sale.  I endorse…

The Women’s March – Sleeping Giant Awoken!

(Editor’s note; this column is courtesy of my friend Diane Bucka from Irvine regarding next steps after the successful women’s march.  Enjoy.) Last weekend’s  Women’s March – here in Santa Ana and Laguna Beach and around the world – was a vivid display of the fervency of millions propelled into action by the horrific verbiage and proposed…