Tag Archive for Eric Bauman

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…

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…

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…

Ellis Campaign: “Bauman Refuses Request for Independent Forensic Audit”

The following press release was issued by the Kimberly Ellis campaign; commentary in a moment: For Immediate Release
 Contact: 510-560-3704

 OAKLAND, Calif. (June 2, 2017): Eric Bauman has rejected the request by the Ellis campaign for an independent forensic audit, which was formally submitted for consideration on Tuesday through legal counsel. While the Ellis campaign’s…