City of Alameda Democratic Club

The City of Alameda Democratic Club is a grassroots organization chartered by the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee.

Meetings are every second Wednesday of the month. From 7 PM to 9 PM, at Alameda Hospital, Conference Room A, 2nd Floor, 2070 Clinton Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501.

nytimes.com

How Democrats Who Beat Republicans Last Year Plan to Keep Their Seats

We took the House last year. Now we have to keep it.

nytimes.com House Democrats are moving aggressively to defend their majority, and rushing to protect the seats they hold in districts that supported the president in 2016.

[05/08/19]   Don't forget we're meeting at the Alameda Elks Lodge tonight in the Rathskeller Room!
🗳️Endorsements tonight!🗳️

fivethirtyeight.com

How CNN’s Town Hall Industrial Complex Is Shaping The 2020 Race

Presidential elections are big business to cable network channels.

fivethirtyeight.com In the calm before 2020, FiveThirtyEight is taking a look at the ideas and people who are nudging the country’s rapidly changing political conversation in one d…

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Knock Down The House | Official Trailer | Netflix

Keep the momentum going....

Follow the stories of four inspiring women who took on history in the 2018 midterm election. Knock Down The House, only on Netflix May 1. Watch Knock Down Th...

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Who Might Make The Democratic Debate Stage?

Still months and months but qualifying to be able to participate in debates is important.

fivethirtyeight.com Presidential primary debates are a major media spectacle in American politics, so candidates, naturally, want to participate lest they become irrelevant. And wi…

CADC members Chase Martin, Michele Donna Pryor, Julie Casey and Councilmember Malia Vella celebrate post 5k! They ran today to inspire and support women who want to run for office! #CouragetoRun5k

[04/13/19]   CADC members are out supporting women candidates! #couragetorun5k

Don’t forget to vote today! The CADC has endorsed a Yes on A and a No on B!

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Courage to Run East Bay

There is still time to sign up for the Courage to Run 5K! Come run the race, or walk with our VP of Programs Julie Casey! If running/walking isn’t your thing, you can sign up to be a cheerleader!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/courage-to-run-east-bay-tickets-59134064579

eventbrite.com In 2018, women made history by running and winning at record-breaking rates - including women of color, young women and LGBTQ. Let’s hit a new P.R. (personal record in runner’s speak) and prove women running for office isn’t an anomaly, it’s the norm! Come celebrate the next wave of women ru...

[03/26/19]   How many Democrats have filed paperwork or formed an exploratory committee to run for President? https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/heres-how-were-defining-a-major-presidential-candidate/

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Pete Buttigieg: The Case For A Younger President

Interesting interview.

Pete Buttigieg believes his experience as Mayor of South Bend has given him leadership skills that are sorely lacking in the White House. Subscribe To "The L...

[03/12/19]   Time to book those hotel rooms! After much delay, the Democratic National Committee announced Monday that the 2020 Democratic National Convention will take place between July 13 and 16 in Milwaukee Wisconsin.

fivethirtyeight.com

The Six Wings Of The Democratic Party

Which wing of the Democratic Party do you self identify with? Answer in the comments. https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-six-wings-of-the-democratic-party/

fivethirtyeight.com There’s a lot of news right now about conflicts within the Democratic Party, and similar stories will likely continue to pop up for the next two years. Much of …

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The Movement To Skip The Electoral College Just Passed A Major Milestone

Interesting.

fivethirtyeight.com With Colorado expected to join, the National Popular Vote compact is about to snag its first purple state.

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The 2020 Endorsement Primary

Will update as they become available.

projects.fivethirtyeight.com Which Democratic candidates are getting the most endorsements from party elites?

fivethirtyeight.com

The DNC’s Debate Rules Won’t Make The 2020 Primaries Any Less Chaotic

The rules for Democratic primary debates are released.

fivethirtyeight.com The new rules for the Democratic presidential primary debates have gone public. And for those concerned that the vast size of the candidate field means the Demo…

[02/14/19]   The CADC has voted to endorse a:
Yes on Measure A & a
No on Measure B

Thank you to everyone who came out in the rain to learn about these Measures and vote!

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Election2019

Study the ballot arguments before attending the February 13th at Buena Vista Methodist Center on Buena Vista at 7pm.

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fivethirtyeight.com

The 5 Key Constituencies Of The 2020 Democratic Primary

With the Presidential primary just 14 months away, it is never to early to start studying the potential candidates.

fivethirtyeight.com Graphics by Rachael Dottle Over the long course of the Republican presidential nomination process in 2015 and 2016, we frequently featured a diagram called “The…

[01/09/19]   Tonight's meeting has moved to Room C in the Alameda Hospital. This conference room is on the ground floor and we will do our best to guide members with signs.

politico.com

RIP, California GOP: Republicans lash out after midterm election debacle

RIP.

politico.com "There is no message. There is no messenger. There is no money. And there is no infrastructure,” says one top Republican.

[11/09/18]   Volunteers Needed to count Votes!
Tony Thurmond and 16th Assembly member candidate Rebecca Bauer-Kanan need observers to make sure Marshall Tuck or Republican forces don’t cause important votes to be thrown out. (We may need observers for Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara to ensure he stays in the lead as well.)

So please let me know if you are interested in volunteering! We need multiple people to take shifts. The hours of observation in Alameda is 8:30 am to 7:30 pm.

You can still make a difference by giving of your time! PM us your cell number, email address and your candidate preference (only if it matters) and we will forward your information onto the Alameda County Central Committee. Thank you!

[11/01/18]   The CADC will be texting Vote-at-the-Polls Democrats tonight: 6-8 pm, 2027 Clement
Join us! Bring a laptop!

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The #BlueWave Trailer

2 minutes of inspiration.

Eleven Films was not paid in any way to make this film. We were just inspired to. #BlueWave #Vote Check us out: Twitter: @Eleven_Films Instagram: @elevenfilm...

[10/15/18]   We will be text banking tonight to support our slate of endorsed candidates and measures! Please join us at 6:30 at the Dolphin/Pryor Urban Farm at 1009 Santa Clara. All you need is a laptop! 💻 Your text can make a difference!

indivisibleeb.org

Textbank in Alameda on Thursday: Drink Beer, Pet Dogs, Send Texts

Alameda, get ready to make a difference!
Textbank in Alameda on Thursday: Drink Beer, Pet Dogs, Send Texts
October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
@ the Alameda Island Brewery!
https://indivisibleeb.org/event/textbank-in-alameda-10-18/

indivisibleeb.org Saving democracy has never been this easy. Bring yourself, your smartphone, and your taste for local craft beer to the Alameda Island Brewery this Thursday at 6:00 PM as we mass-text voters in flip…

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Voter’s Edge California | Get the facts before you vote.

Correction from Election Mobilization E-mail: The website address for Voter's Edge is https://votersedge.org/ca
Check it out! It's a great resource!

votersedge.org Nonpartisan election guide. Find your ballot with key information on candidates and measures.

Don’t forget! The CADC is meeting tomorrow, Wednesday 10th at 7pm at the Alameda Hospital! Bring your voter guides and/ or ballots and means to take notes as we prepare for November!

[09/25/18]   Did you know tomorrow is National Voter Registration Day? The League of Women Voters is working with the Alameda Free Library and the Alameda Point Collaborative tomorrow (9/25) to register people to vote.
You can still sign up to volunteer:
*Alameda Farmers Market from 9-11am.
*Alameda Main Library from 12-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm, & 6-8pm.
To volunteer, email Ken Werner today - [email protected]
#nationalvoterregistrationday

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Ale and Mail at Alameda Island Brewing Company

If you want to get involved in election activities this would be a great start!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ale-and-mail-at-alameda-island-brewing-company-tickets-49820679995?ref=esfb

eventbrite.com Postcards to Voters! We're saving America one postcard at a time. Who wants to help? Join Indivisible East Bay's Ales and Mails postcard party at Alameda Island Brewing Company where we're partnering with Flip the 14! Postcard writing is for activists who: - would otherwise be yelling at [email protected]#P on th...

City of Alameda Democratic Club

Honored to be endorsed by the City of Alameda Democratic Club

Results from the two August endorsement meetings:
• Mayor of Alameda - No Endorsement Made
• City Council - John Knox White and Jim Oddie have been endorsed.

Congratulations to John Knox White and Jim Oddie!

[08/23/18]   Results from the two August endorsement meetings:
• Mayor of Alameda - No Endorsement Made
• City Council - John Knox White and Jim Oddie have been endorsed.

Congratulations to John Knox White and Jim Oddie!

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City Council Debate & Endorsement Vote

Don't forget! The City Council Candidate debate is happening tomorrow, Wednesday the 22nd, at the Elks Lodge! Doors open at 6:30pm!
https://www.alamedademocraticclub.org/events-archive/2018/7/august-2018-city-council-debate-endorsement-vote

alamedademocraticclub.org Endorsement Meeting August 22nd from 6:30 to 10pm at the Alameda Elks Lodge in the Grand Ballroom Alameda City Council candidates will debate, followed by an endorsement vote for qualifying members.

[08/16/18]   The Mayoral endorsement meeting was a standing room only affair at the Elks Lodge on August 15th. More people from the general public attended than Democratic club members. None of the three candidates received the required 60% needed for an endorsement from the City of Alameda Democratic Club.

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Prop. 13 could be partly undone in 2020—here's what you should know | CALmatters

Something to look forward to 2020 besides you know what.

calmatters.org Advocates today submitted signatures to qualify a 2020 ballot initiative that would generate tens of billions of dollars for local and state governments by undoing part of California's landmark Prop. 13.

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Trump joins nervous Republicans in pouring money into CA House races

As Republican’s pour money into California, we need to continue to push back! Flip the 14 https://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/Trump-joins-nervous-Republicans-in-pouring-money-13112400.php

sfchronicle.com With just 100 days to go before the Nov. 6 election, Republicans are preparing to pour millions of dollars into tight congressional races in California and across the nation in an effort to block Democrats from flipping the 23 seats they need to take control of the House. Democratic candidates in Ca...

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An Extremely Detailed Map of the 2016 Presidential Election

Check out this incredibly detailed map illustrating the 2016 presidential election! Courtesy of the New York Times.

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/upshot/election-2016-voting-precinct-maps.html

nytimes.com An interactive map lets readers explore the 2016 election in new detail.

[07/25/18]   Hello Members!
We are seeking donations for the raffle and silent auction we are hosting at our fundraiser next month. Please message or comment here if you would like to make a donation!

fivethirtyeight.com

What The Rise Of Kamala Harris Tells Us About The Democratic Party

What the Rise of Kamala Harris Tells Us About The Democratic Party

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/what-the-rise-of-kamala-harris-tells-us-about-the-democratic-party/

fivethirtyeight.com The senator from California has seized the opportunity of the Trump era.

nytimes.com

George Soros Bet Big on Liberal Democracy. Now He Fears He Is Losing.

This NYTimes profile on George Soros is a long, but compelling read on this major political donor. He's supported numerous presidential campaigns: Kerry in 2004, Obama in 2008, and Clinton in 2016. Most recently, he supported Pamela Price's unsuccessful bid for Alameda County District Attorney.

https://nyti.ms/2LpmDKL

nytimes.com His enemies paint him as all-powerful, but the billionaire philanthropist believes that his political legacy has never been in greater jeopardy.

sfchronicle.com

London Breed is the exception — why few blacks rise to power in Bay Area

Running for office is prohibitively expensive. If we want the leadership in our country to be more diverse we're going to have to change the way we finance campaigns.

https://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/London-Breed-is-the-exception-why-few-blacks-13086677.php

sfchronicle.com As the celebration of London Breed’s inauguration as San Francisco’s first black female mayor fades, a more ominous statistic looms: There’s a chance the Bay Area will have no African American representatives in the Legislature after the November election. The only African American on the ball...

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Nextdoor Is Betting a Social Network Can Still Be a Platform for Politics

Social Media has undoubtedly had an effect on recent elections. How will localized social networks like Nextdoor influence local politics? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/13/technology/nextdoor-elections-politics-nyt.html?emc=edit_ca_20180717&nl=california-today&nlid=6211760320180717&te=1

nytimes.com The neighborhood-based site has found a foothold in the most local of pastimes as it tries to shed past negative publicity.

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Rename Jackson Park

Want to support renaming Jackson Park? Sign the petition here:
https://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/rename-jackson-park

campaigns.organizefor.org Over the past three years, a renewed effort to eliminate and remove monuments to white supremacists in public space has taken place throughout these United States and the world. In addition to memorials to the Confederacy, other symbols of colonialism, slavery, and genocide have been removed or come...

Thank you Rasheed Shabazz for the insightful presentation you gave at tonight’s CADC meeting!

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