Tag Archive for DPOC

Pride Flag Resolution Passes DPOC

I’m getting better at this Party Resolution thing.  My second resolution called on the city of Anaheim to honor the promise the city council made in June 2016 to fly the Gay Pride flag on Harvey Milk Day (May 22) through the end of Pride Month (June) which the city failed to do this year…

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…

BernieBros Bully Bauman

The Orange Juice blog has published a scathing attack on California Democratic Party (CDP) chair candidate Eric Bauman (I’m not linking to it, you can find it on your own) and its from a blogger in North California who uses the name Marta. Now Marta, and the duo that run the OJ blog, are big supporters of…

DPOC endorses Bauman for CDP Chair

The Democratic Party of Orange County has endorsed Eric Bauman for California Democratic Party chair at Monday’s Central Committee Meeting. The non-binding endorsement vote had 49 completed ballots (I’m told some ballots were not signed or did not include the name of the central committee member voting).  Bauman received 30 votes; Kimberly Ellis got 17…

Rumors & Lies for CDP Chair

On Sunday morning, Eric Bauman sent an email to let folks know he’s closed in on the number of committed delegates needed to secure the nomination as the next chair for the California Democratic Party.  But he buried the lede. Bauman revealed he and his husband Michael are the subject of rumors that they engage…

So Where Does Iyad Afalqa Live?

Mirvette Judah is not the only late entry for a Regional Director election in Orange County.  Irvine’s Iyad Afalqa is running, as a late entry, for Regional Director in Region 18 (not the same one); And there are three other candidates for this spot. I’ve received multiple emails asking about Afalqa’s address.  The confusion stems…