Tag Archive for Eric Bauman

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…

An Update on the CDP Election Review

Lawyered up teams from the California Democratic Party and the Kimberly Ellis campaign spent much of last weekend reviewing ballots and there’s about 220 ballots that are under extra scrutiny.  Here’s a few bits of communication from the Ellis campaign and the CDP as well as commentary from key observers. From an email sent by…

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…