Tag Archive for Eric Bauman

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:…

Statement from California Democratic Party Chair Eric C. Bauman on conclusion of Credentials Committee Appeal of CRC Audit and Challenge Ruling

Editor’s note; Kimberly Ellis no longer has to concede; the race is over (and has been over).  Eric Bauman is the new chair of the California Democratic Party.  Te Ellis people may say “establishment Democrat” and I say “Eric has been in the trenches for a long time fighting the good fight.  I’m still waiting…

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…